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reasons for blood vomiting and death

patient age : 78
gender female


hepatitis B , ascetic tap of 7 to 8 liters with high protein level after 15 days

problem of digestion.. vomit all foods

TB of intestine..

stone in kidney

treatment: aldactone.. tb medicine,,,
albumin 100ml when tap

at saturday night her heart beat was above 120/min

cretinine level is 4.5

doctors gave her kayexalate powder... and she had blood vomiting and died
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I'm sorry to hear about this. Were you able to discuss the immediate cause of death with her doctors? Vomiting blood may be attributed to bleeding somewhere in the upper GI tract  such as the stomach, mouth, throat, esophagus, and the first part of the small intestine. Blood that is vomited may come from any one of these places.  With hepatitis B,  possible complications include liver cancer, liver  failure, cirrhosis,  as well as esophageal varices that can bleed. This could be a factor in the vomiting of blood. It is best that you discuss this with the patient's attending physicians also for proper evaluation. Take care and regards.
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