Vomiting for one year 53 yr old male

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Hi. I’m a 53 yr old male that’s a traumatic brain injury survivor and a brain tumor survivor also. For the last year or so I’ve randomly been vomiting sometimes pretty violently other times just little bile. A very sour taste in my mouth. I’ve also been having trouble (sometimes ) swallowing like when I brush my teeth and sometimes that causes me to vomit. 

Any ideas? I also a pacemaker. I’ve read it could be a gastro issue but also cancer. I’m worried about that since I’ve already had a tumor although benign and in the brain,

Any idea or help would be appreciated  

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    Are you getting any headaches or any of the other symptoms you had when you had the tumour? Ask for an MRI or CT of your head.
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      No headaches but my neurologist is so reluctant to order anything much less an MRI. I’m not happy with him, he’s very passive. I have epilepsy as a result of tumor and TBI btw
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      I would see someone else and ask about these scans so that you can be reassured since you have a history of brain problems.
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    So sorry to hear. It could be acid reflux. Do you feel a lump in your throat like something is stuck there? Try an antacid next time you feel nauseous. Get some tests done - endoscopy, ultrasound, MRI and perhaps blood work. Good luck. keep us posted.
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      Thanks, don’t think it’s acid reflux. There is no correlation to when I eat at all and I have no typical reflux symptoms. No feelings of something stuck.

      It’s very frustrating and concerning. The vomiting is so random I cannot find any correlating activities 

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