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I have been binge drinking spirits since the death of my husband

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I have been binge drinking spirits since the death of my husband 5yrs ago, my diet is poor at best. recently, and always after a drinking session, i wake up with a cough, and burning sensation in my throat. when i go to the loo, i vomit coffee ground type matter, and my breath has a distinctive smell. i find it difficult to keep anything down for at least 12 hours, can you help me?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.

Dr. David :

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Dr. David :

you are having bleeding from your stomach which is causing the coffee ground matter.

Dr. David :

the alcohol you are drinking is causing your stomach to bleed

Dr. David :

this will or has already turned your stools tar black.

Dr. David :

this is a medical emergency, and you have to go to the hospital and A&E accident and emergency department right away to be seen by a doctor

Dr. David :

you will need an upper GI scope down into your stomach to see where you are bleeding from to stop the bleeding.

Dr. David :

or else you could very well bleed to death if the bleeding does not stop.

Dr. David :

you have to stop drinking alcohol or else this will kill you.

Dr. David :

let me know if you have questions.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

you are having bleeding from your stomach which is causing the coffee ground matter.

Dr. David :

the alcohol you are drinking is causing your stomach to bleed

Dr. David :

this will or has already turned your stools tar black.

Dr. David :

this is a medical emergency, and you have to go to the hospital and A&E accident and emergency department right away to be seen by a doctor

Dr. David :

you will need an upper GI scope down into your stomach to see where you are bleeding from to stop the bleeding.

Dr. David :

or else you could very well bleed to death if the bleeding does not stop.

Dr. David :

you have to stop drinking alcohol or else this will kill you.

Dr. David :

let me know if you have questions.

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