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A 17-year-old female asked:

I was throwing up blood about 3 months ago and now that doesn't happen anymore but i throw up and get pains in my stomach every morning?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bloody emesis: May be gastritis w/ or w/out H pylori a bacteria or an ulcer. H pylori can be tested in a breath test at Quest labs but you need a script. Consider ranitidine/ prevecid for pain also consider HCG if active . Avoid aspirin/ motrin/ibuprofen/ aleve/alcohol will irritate stomach and cause bleeding. Consider food intolerance/gallbladder. f/u w/ doc/urgent care ASAP, it is important

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