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Causes of hematemesis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   I have hematemesis. Been having this for more than a year. Have taken X-Ray, Scan, MRI scans, Gastroduodenoscope and have done blood check. every Tests shows tht there is no problems with my health but i still cough blood and sometime it i blackout. What do you think can be done? Any more test?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   hi Doctor are u there?
Doctor :   Do you cough out blood or do you pass blood with vomiting?
User :   Pass blood with vomitin
Doctor :   Since when is this happening?
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   since july
User :   age 25 Male
User :   july 2009
Doctor :   Do you consume alcohol?
User :   No
Doctor :   Are you any pills that can thin blood?
User :   no
User :   I smoke but thts only 3 or 4 ciggs a day
Doctor :   Do you get frequent stomach aches?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Blood in the vomiting can occur due to gastritis/gastric ulcers,
Doctor :   due to a liver disease,
Doctor :   use of certain drugs,
Doctor :   blood cells abnormalities,
Doctor :   rarely it can occur due to tears in the upper Gut.
Doctor :   Any of these can be causing your symptoms.
Doctor :   You would need to repeat the endoscopy when you have these episodes further.
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Doctor :   Are you there?
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