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Maine, ME
A 17-year-old female asked:

i started puking up white foam and things that don't look like the food i've eaten. after i throw up i feel fine then with in 30 minutes i puke again.

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Dr. Jason Reich
Internal Medicine 8 years experience
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My friend keeps vomiting up her food. What should we do?

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