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what is a hematemesis?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Vomiting blood: from the GI tract.

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Worried about hematemesis. What causes it?

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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Hematemesis: Bleeding from stomach or intestinal tract which comes out through the mouth, can indicate stomach problems or irritation to stomach from alcohol or chemicals, or disease in upper GI tract. Consult your pcp for referral to gastroenterologist.

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