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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello. I drank a bit too much last night and threw up. When i threw up there was a black gooey substance in it, almost like oil. Is this something to worry about? I had not eated anything black all day. I was drinking vodka and coke all night. I dont drink often. but i do go out around once a month and then i tend to binge drink. This is only the second time i have thrown up due to alcohol. I would really appreciate any advice. thank you.
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr OXXXXhere
User :   hello Dr
Doctor :   give me a min please let me read your query
User :   thank you
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   22 female
Doctor :   ok so are you feeling ok now ?
Doctor :   any stomach upset ?
User :   yes i feel ok. i felt a little nauseous this morning. but not anymore
Doctor :   well dont be concerned about the black stuff that came out as its just undigested food that came out
Doctor :   but please i will stress it hard enough
Doctor :   that binge drinking is very very dangerous
User :   i got a little worried as internet forums said it might be blood
User :   i know i understand that
Doctor :   blood during alcohol binging is bright red in color and its because of excessive vomiting that tears your esophagus and it will nit just stop like this
Doctor :   just consider it as your wake up call
User :   ok this was black
User :   people were saying it may be 'old' blood?
Doctor :   well you are talking to a specialist here and if you are NOT having any symptoms at this moment then you are fine
User :   it was one big lump like a hangburger size
User :   i understand that and i appreciate your advise
User :   i am just trying to reassure myself :)
Doctor :   yes its all the undigested food that regurgitates out
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   ok.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   just take care of your self
User :   thanks
Doctor :   your most welcome
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