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18 Aug 2007

Blood vomiting
My son had two fits recently in the night and I took him to hospital.They did a cadscan and it show negative.(But I must say they give me a date only two weeks after the fits) then the doctor said their is nothing wrong but when he had the fits,he lost conciousness.She gave him a letter that said he must not go underground unless the EEG is done which is only the 5th of September.Now he is starting to vomit blood during the night.What am I to do?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear AE

Thank you for visiting

It is very important for him to have an EEG done, to exclude epilepsy, as a cause for his fits. The vomiting of blood, is most likely unrelated to his fits. I recommend that he consults a Surgeon, for a gastroscopy, as well as a barium meal, to establish the cause for vomitting blood.

Kind regards

Dr Anrich Burger
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