What is vomiting blood?

Also known as: bloody vomit, bloody emesis, puking blood.

Blood can be present in the vomit for a number of reasons, including aggressive coughing, a nosebleed that is also present and more. If vomiting blood goes beyond small streaks or flecks and includes a large amount of blood, however, it’s considered a medical emergency.

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