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Spitting up blood after vomiting, bleeding from tonsils. Alcoholic. Any ideas?

I am an alcoholic and have been drink exessively for about 15 years,I'm almost 34, sinnce december of this year I have been spitting up blood after vomitinng,bright red,not that much,just what's in my spit..when not vomittinng,their are telltail hints of flood whe I clear my throat n spit,I have also had bleeding from one of my tonsils,I have an appointment with an ear nose throat doc on the 30th.any ideas?
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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Vomiting blood or haemetemesis is a regurgitation of blood from the upper gastrointestinal tract, which includes the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. Vomiting of blood results after there is upper gastrointestinal bleeding.Chronic alcoholism being considered as one of the important cause of this upper GI bleed in this modern world.yes you can visit your ENT surgeon as per the appointment,most probably he may refer you to a the mean time,cut off your alcohiol consumption.if you notice bouts of haemetemesis/increased blood spitting day by day,you need an urgent treatment with the Gastroenterologist.
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