Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call
You passed out (lost
You pass maroon or very bloody
You vomit blood or what looks like coffee
You have new, severe belly pain.
Call your doctor now or seek
immediate medical care if:
Your pain gets worse, especially if it becomes focused in one area of your belly.
You have a new or higher
Your stools are black and look like tar, or they have streaks of blood.
You have unexpected vaginal bleeding.
You have symptoms of a urinary tract infection. These may include:
Pain when you urinate.
Urinating more often than usual.
Blood in your urine.
You are dizzy or
lightheaded, or you feel like you may faint.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to
contact your doctor if:
You are not getting better after 1 day (24 hours).
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November 14, 2014
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