Synonyms for hematemesis or Related words with hematemesis
Examples of "hematemesis"
The symptoms due to bleeding are
. The diagnosis is easier when the patient has
. In the absence of
, 40% to 50% of patients in the emergency room with GI bleeding have an upper source
or haematemesis is the vomiting of blood. The source is generally the upper gastrointestinal tract, typically above the suspensory muscle of duodenum. Patients can easily confuse it with hemoptysis (coughing up blood), although the latter is more common.
"is always an important sign".
The plant is used in traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of nightsweats, pneumonia, cough,
, inflammation, and diabetes mellitus.
When bright red blood is vomited, it is termed
, in contrast to coffee ground vomitus, suggests that upper gastrointestinal bleeding is more acute or more severe, or originates more proximally than the stomach (for example, in the esophagus due to a Mallory-Weiss tear). This condition may be a medical emergency and urgent care may be required.
is treated as a medical emergency. The most vital distinction is whether there is blood loss sufficient to cause shock.
Gastrointestinal perforation results in severe abdominal pain intensified by movement, nausea, vomiting and
. Later symptoms include fever and or chills.
"Helleborus niger" contains protoanemonin, or ranunculin, which has an acrid taste and can cause burning of the eyes, mouth and throat, oral ulceration, gastroenteritis and
Symptoms that require urgent medical attention are seizures, problems urinating, abnormal bruising or bleeding, melena,
, jaundice, fever and rigors, chest pain, hemiplegia, abnormal vision, dyspnea and edema.
Persons with upper GI hemorrhage often present with
, coffee ground vomiting, melena, or hematochezia (maroon coloured stool) if the hemorrhage is severe. The presentation of bleeding depends on the amount and location of hemorrhage.
Mallory–Weiss syndrome often presents as an episode of vomiting up blood (
) after violent retching or vomiting, but may also be noticed as old blood in the stool (melena), and a history of retching may be absent.
"A. koraiensis" is known as a medical herb in East Asia. The roots are used to treat bacterial infection, asthma, phlegm, tussis, ascites, lung cancer, and
by lung cancer.
Securing the airway is a top priority in
patients, especially those with a disturbed conscious level (hepatic encephalopathy in esophageal varices patient.) A cuffed endotracheal tube could be a life saving choice.
The diagnosis of upper GI bleeding is assumed when
is documented. In the absence of
, an upper source for GI bleeding is likely in the presence of at least two factors among: black stool, age < 50 years, and blood urea nitrogen/creatinine ratio 30 or more. In the absence of these findings, consider a nasogastric aspirate to determine the source of bleeding. If the aspirate is positive, an upper GI bleed is greater than 50%, but not high enough to be certain. If the aspirate is negative, the source of a GI bleed is likely lower. The accuracy of the aspirate is improved by using the Gastroccult test.
The plant contains poisonous chemicals that are toxic to animals including humans, but it has also been used as a medicine. All parts of the plant contain protoanemonin, which can cause severe skin and gastrointestinal irritation, bitter taste and burning in the mouth and throat, mouth ulcers, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and
In terms of disease, the left gastric artery may be involved in peptic ulcer disease: if an ulcer erodes through the stomach mucosa into a branch of the artery, this can cause massive blood loss into the stomach, which may result in such symptoms as
Acute symptoms of copper poisoning by ingestion include vomiting,
(vomiting of blood), hypotension (low blood pressure), melena (black "tarry" feces), coma, jaundice (yellowish pigmentation of the skin), and gastrointestinal distress. Individuals with glucose-6-phosphate deficiency may be at increased risk of hematologic effects of copper. Hemolytic anemia resulting from the treatment of burns with copper compounds is infrequent.
Apart from toxicology, gastric lavage (or nasogastric lavage) is sometimes used to confirm levels of bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract. It may play a role in the evaluation of
. It can also be used as a cooling technique for hyperthermic patients.
Clinical features of bite wounds include bruising, profound coagulopathy, and spontaneous bleeding. Symptoms reported from various case histories include local pain, swelling, bruising, bleeding of the gums, loss of consciousness,
, hematuria, fever, erythema, bleeding from the fang punctures, shock, bleeding from the mouth, nose and eyes, nausea, and incoagulable blood. At least one death has been reported.
Although he had reportedly been going to quit smoking and drinking in 1903, Crick suffered increasingly from cirrhosis of the liver and died of
at the Sydney suburb of Randwick. Crick was buried at Waverley Cemetery on 25 August 1908.
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