Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis): Why Do People Throw Up Blood?

Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis): Why Do People Throw Up Blood?

patient education

Vomiting of the blood can be a scary experience for most people. Vomiting of the blood could be a minor problem in some cases, but in many cases it can be a sign of a serious problem such as esophageal cancer.

Esophageal cancer: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Stages, Surgery, Prevention, Survival

Esophageal cancer: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Stages, Surgery, Prevention, Survival

patient education

Esophageal cancer is a disease of esophagus where the cells lining the esophagus mutate or change and become cancerous. Uncontrolled growths of these cells form a mass or tumour in the esophagus, which may spread to other parts of your body. Oesophageal cancer is ranked as sixth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide.