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Vomit blood: also called hematemesis, usually indicates GI bleeding above the ligament of Trietz. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Vomit blood, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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 kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Vomit blood:
Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Stomach symptoms (3217 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Esophageal symptoms (3079 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
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