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Vomiting bile, dark lips, vomiting, fever. Taking tylenol. Treatment for symptoms?

hello. since sunday night (today is thursday) i have been very sick. i went to the doctors the other day, and when i got home, i vomited bile , and i have done so for the last few hours since midnight. whats odd, my lips seem dark and purple after i vomit. i recently took my tempurature and it has gone down to 101.3 today. i have been taking tylenol the last week, but i stopped last night, and i seem to be a bit better. do you have any idea what caused my lips to go black?
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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Purple lips usually indicates lack of oxygen.So its possible that you are holding breath while you throwup.I suggest to have a x-ray chest done to rule out any aspiration.Usually bile vomiting only one time with no other associated symptoms indicates empty stomach.Thank you.
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