Symptom: Vomiting blood


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Vomiting blood: Blood appearing in vomited material.
Introduction: 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.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Vomiting blood:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Vomiting blood (25 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Vomiting blood (7 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Vomiting blood (13 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Vomiting blood (1 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Vomiting blood type of: Vomiting (200)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Vomiting blood: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Vomiting blood as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Vomiting blood: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Vomiting blood as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Vomiting blood: The following list of conditions have 'Vomiting blood' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Anthrax ... vomiting of blood

    E

  • Ebola ... vomiting blood
  • Esophageal varices ... vomiting blood

    G

  • Gastric erosion ... blood in vomit
  • Gastritis ... blood in vomit
  • Gastrointestinal Anthrax ... vomiting of blood
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding ... blood in vomit

    M

  • Ménétrier's disease ... blood in vomit

    P

  • Peptic Ulcer ... blood in vomit
  • Portal hypertension ... blood in vomit

    S

  • Stomach cancer ... vomiting blood

    W

  • Wilson's Disease ... vomiting blood

    Y

  • Yellow fever ... vomiting blood, black vomit
    Conditions listing complications: Vomiting blood: The following list of conditions have 'Vomiting blood' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    C

  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... Hematemesis


    Last revised: Nov 10, 2003

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