Mallory–weiss syndrome

What is Mallory–weiss syndrome?

It is a disease that occurs as a result of a tear which occurs in the mucus membrane of the lower part of the esophagus or upper part of the stomach, near where they join. When it bleeds, it presents with bloody stools and vomiting blood with/without abdominal pain.

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vomitting excessive blood (husband). what would cause this? when i say excessive, i'm not kidding.. cups at a time.

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I can understand your concern for these symptoms because blood in the vomiting is called hematemesis. The...

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im forty years of age and have had bulimia for over 20yrs today i made my self sick and there was a big of fresh blood in it i worried me but the...

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The blood seen in the vomitus could be due to tear in the lower esophageal or stomach wall due to sudden forceful...

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Hello there. Did an endoscopy today and have a small hiatal hernia and a biopsy was taken for abnormal mucosa of the stomach. My stomach appeared...

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Noted the history and understood your concerns.
The red stomach, small hiatal hernia and blood in stool may not be...

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