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Magee, MS
A 29-year-old male asked:

i start feeling weird and vomit up my meal with looks like mucus and sometimes foamy stuff. i've had scope gastritis. what is the mucus? foamy?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Inflammation of you: stomach lining. Mucus is present in the stomach to serve as a protective barrier against the highly acidic HCL acid with a pH of 5.0. If you don't have sufficient mucus to protect your lining, you'll have inflammation, or gastritis. If H. Pylori infection is present on top of it, you could produce ulcers. Make sure you're hydrating well. Sounds like your meal may be only partially digested.

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Last updated Jul 16, 2015

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