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Forum Name: Chest symptoms

Question: blood in spit (when i clear my throat)


 tvl - Sat Jan 10, 2009 12:42 am

On new years eve I had too much to drink and had a bad hangover when i woke up. I proceeded to vomit for a couple minutes with some dry heeves(sp?). Since then every time i clear my throat there is blood in my spit, i wanted to wait to see if it would subside. However it has not, should i be worried? Im going to call my doctor tomorrow to make an appointment.

Any current advice would be appreciated.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:16 pm

User avatar Hello,
Most likely there was some trauma to the esophagus and this is causing the blood. It should heal shortly. If not, see a doctor.

Best wishes.
 tvl - Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:28 am

Thank you.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:04 pm

User avatar You are welcome.

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