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coffee ground vomitus

What Causes Coffee Ground Vomiting

 

What Causes Coffee Ground Vomitus

 

 

Coffee ground vomitus is a type of vomit that looks like coffee grounds. Coffee ground vomitus owes its appearance to the presence of old blood in the vomit.

The amount of time the blood remains in the stomach before appearing in the vomit will determine its colour and shade. A more extended period will result in a darker colour, which may be dark red, black, or brown.