What is Hematemesis?

Hematemesis or haematemesis is the vomiting of blood. The source is generally the upper gastrointestinal tract. Patients can easily confuse it with hemoptysis (coughing up blood), although the latter is more common. Hematemesis may result from peptic ulcer diease, cancer of the stomach etc

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Q: Hi Iam a student nurse in pediatric ward , one of the patient has diabetes mellitus she is a girl about 9 y.o , she came to the emergancy with...

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dear friend I can understand your concern
in my opinion hematemisis is not a regular clinical manifestation of diabetes how ever this coincidence...

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my brother 25 years old was diagnosed with a mild case of OCD and was given lustral as the primary treatment, a month later he started complaining...

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In some cases, hemorrhage has been reported with the use of lustral. In the case of your brother, hematemesis is reported, which might be...

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I had GI bleed..diagnosis. hematemesis.acute blood loss..would that explain.migraine left side.starts center shoulder blade.then base skull.pain as...

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Hi ! Good evening. I am Dr Shareef answering your query.

Hematemesis with acute blood loss could lower the hemoglobin content of your blood.This...

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