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Are any special tests needed, or can a regular doctor see me for my vomiting blood?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: GI doc

Vomiting blood may be a serious issue, reflecting e.
g. Ulcer of stomach or duodenum, lacerated blood vessel, varicose veins of esophagus or stomach, inflammation of stomach or gut. May be self-limited, or not. Should see gastroenterologist, for further evaluation (endoscopy), or endoscopic rx is needed. Can work with your primary doc.

In brief: GI doc

Vomiting blood may be a serious issue, reflecting e.
g. Ulcer of stomach or duodenum, lacerated blood vessel, varicose veins of esophagus or stomach, inflammation of stomach or gut. May be self-limited, or not. Should see gastroenterologist, for further evaluation (endoscopy), or endoscopic rx is needed. Can work with your primary doc.
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