When a person vomits blood, it often comes out as a dark red to black substance with coffee-ground-like consistency. Vomiting blood means there is bleeding somewhere in the digestive tract, so if it occurs, you should seek immediate emergency care. It could be life-threatening.
- Yes, vomiting blood, also known as hematemesis, is a medical emergency and requires immediate medical attention. Vomiting blood can indicate serious conditions such as gastrointestinal bleeding, liver disease, or cancer, and can be life-threatening. It's important to seek prompt medical attention if you experience vomiting blood.
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