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if you vomited a lot of blood two months ago, but nothing since then, fair to assume problem solved?

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Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Not necessarily: Vomiting blood is something that always needs to be worked up. This has a very long list of possible causes and none of them are very good. By all means, get this checked out as soon as possible!
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No assumptions: If the circumstances were clearly suggesting the cause, such as for example using high doses ibuprofen for pain or getting intoxicated and vomiting a lot and you plan to avoid such circumstances going forward there is a chance that this might have been an isolated event. If you have no control over specific circumstances or cannot recognize them as such there is a good chance it will come back.

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