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Are symptoms of vomiting, stomach pain and sever back pain in a patient with pulmonary fibrosis life threatening ?

URGENT...are these symptoms life threatening for my father in his weakened condition? My 65 year old father has pulmonary fibrosis and is on oxygen 24 hours a day. He is unable to walk from room to room. For the last 3 days he s been vomiting, had nausea , stomach pain, severe lower back pain , swollen feet/ankles, and does not want to be alone. His doctor was not in the office today....
Asked On : Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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Your father is already very sick. It is difficult to say which of the symptoms might prove life threatening for him.The swollen feet are more dangerous for him as it might be a sign of heart failure.It is better to get him examined soon.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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