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Inflammatory bowel disease, vomitting blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   HI THERE I HAVE BEEN ILL FOR MANY MONTHS NOW
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   IN HOSPITAL SINCE APRIL
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I THINK I MAY HAVE GASTERNTORITIS
Doctor :  
What has the illness been like?
User :   ITS BEEN HORRIBLE
User :   IVE HAD TO HAVE GASTRIC FEEDS
User :   AND ALSORTS
User :   WELL 6 WEEKS AGO THEY DIAGNOSED ME
User :   WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
Doctor :   Ok

User :   AND IN APRIL I HAD MY APPENDIX OUT
User :   ITS ALL RELATED TOI THAT
Doctor :   Ok
User :   IVE HAD PROBLEMS GOING TO THE LOO
User :   AND IT REALLY HURTS
User :   IVE BEEN VOMITTING BLOOD
User :   AND I JUST WANT TO KNOW WHERE ITS COMING FROM
Doctor :  
After that have you seen these changes?
User :   WHAT CHANGES
Doctor :   Ok
User :   THERE IS NONE
Doctor :  
Is it fresh blood?
User :   YES
User :   SOMETIMES ITS FRESH
Doctor :  
Or is it a bit altered in color?
User :   SOMETIMES ITS BROWN
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   SOMETIMES
Doctor :  
Are you having any throat pain?
User :   NOPE
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   DO YOU THINK ITS COMING FROM MY BOWELS
Doctor :  
How frequent has this blood vomiting been?
User :   BUT I CAN BRING UP ABOUT A LITRE OF BLOOD A DAY
User :   EVERY DAY
Doctor :  
Fresh blood means usually above the stomach
User :   OK
Doctor :   like oesophagus
Doctor :  
pharynx
User :   SO WHAT IF ITS DARK BLOOD
Doctor :  
You mentioned about gastric feeds
User :   HOW WOULD THEY FIND OUT WHRE ITS COMING FROM
Doctor :  
Could you explain about that?
Doctor :  
Endoscopically it can be detected
User :   I WASNT ABSROBING ANY NUTRIENTS IN FOOD
Doctor :  
Ok

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