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I had a stroke in the last 3 months and now I wake up in the

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I had a stroke in the last 3 months and now I wake up in the morning with a mouthful of blood. Why would this be happening?
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: I have gained 10 lbs of Belly fat which I have never, ever had before in my life and I get dizzy 2 or 3 times per day.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have an irregular heartbeat and a murmur.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 4 months ago.

Hello! My name is***** to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with the reply momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 4 months ago.

The most likely cause for it can be acid reflux. The other causes can be;

1) Epistaxis (nosebleed)

2) Erosion from mouth or throat.

You should get the following investigations for the evaluation;

a) Upper GI endoscopy

b) Chest x-ray

Exam by an ENT specialist is advised too.

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