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Vomiting of blood is called "hematemesis". Vomiting blood is a medical emergency. Seek professional emergency medical advice immediately. There are various causes of vomiting blood, and many are very serious....more »
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Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the most common...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome,...read more »
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causes of Vomiting blood as a symptom include:
Hematemesis; vomiting blood.
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Medical Conditions associated with Vomiting blood:
Vomiting (2819 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Stomach symptoms (3217 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Esophageal symptoms (3079 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Vomiting blood:
Vomiting (2819 causes), Nausea (2564 causes), Blood in sputum (124 causes), Acute nausea and vomiting (28 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Lung bleeding (4 causes), Gastrointestinal bleeding (218 causes), Peptic ulcer, Gastritis (39 causes), Gastric erosion, Esophageal bleeding, Esophageal irritation, Esophagus vein hemorrhage, Cirrhosis of the liver
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