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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 8, 2007
  • 10:40 AM

Hello. A strange thing happened last week. I have a history of gastric problems, and last tuesday evening i felt nausea, and did not want anything to eat, at this stage i would normally take a high dose of vitamin c say 1000mg, however, with not feeling well i didnt. I went to bed, but was unable to sleep, and at 1am i was sick, after that i was going hot and cold, and felt unwell.

The next day was just the same, going hot and cold and feeling nausea. I do know a herbal tincture for these symptoms, but i was not sure what was wrong with me. Now for the horror bit, at 11am, i was sick again, but this time the vomit was black.

The next thing i know i was in hospital, and they where doing all types of tests. The blood test was the important one, however it was ok, and the hospital discharged me after 6 hours.

The next day I was feeling weak, but much better, so what was it? black vomit is classic symptoms of yellow fever. Yellow fever in the uk, i dont think so. Yet we do have a water feature in the conservatory, and the water does not get changed much-- no it could,nt be, could it?

Any thoughts?

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  • You said the vomit was black? did it resemble coffee grounds? If so, could be a bowel obstruction of some sort...I would get re-checked immediately...could be life-threatning. Just a thought...good luck
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