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Treatment for blood in sputum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hello
User :   is it serious that I am spitting up blood first thing in the morning
User :   I am bulimic
User :   no insurance
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   I am trying to get into recovery
User :   34 female
User :   I've only spit up a little blood the past two mornings
User :   but none during the day
Doctor :   can you tell me how much was it ?
User :   I only spit maybe twice and a little bit of blood appeared
User :   first thing in teh morning
User :   then nothing
Doctor :   Well i have to tell you that you need to get it examined as it can be serious it can be a lesion or injury
Doctor :   that will require medical attention
User :   what could be done?
Doctor :   It can be because of a injury to your food pipe
Doctor :   its advisable to seek medical examination
User :   I just started on a ppi
User :   will that help
User :   if there is irritation
Doctor :   NO
User :   so, this is probably not from irritation?>
Doctor :   that just controls the acid in your body
User :   to the esophages
Doctor :   you need to have a chekup
Doctor :   dont take it lightly
User :   no insurance
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