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1,280 Possible Causes for Anemia, Black Stools

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Although severe anemia can theoretically result in anemic hypoxia, vulnerable pallidal lesions have rarely been described in anemic patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tarry black stools indicate a bleeding source in the upper GI tract; bright red blood from the rectum usually indicates bleeding in the distal colon.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Abstract A 59-year-old female patient was hospitalized with anemia from recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ferrous Sulfate

    OBJECTIVES: Postgastrectomy iron deficiency anemia has a variable prevalence and occurs in 20-50% of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ingestion: Low toxicity in small quantities but larger dosages may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and black stool.[atmos.umd.edu] Oral iron preparations come with a host of side effects that include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, black stool and blackening of teeth[news-medical.net]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    […] looks like coffee grounds), black stools or anemia.[web.archive.org] Anemia from bleeding can cause weakness and faintness or fainting.[health.harvard.edu] Symptoms that require immediate medical attention include sharp, sudden, persistent stomach pain, bloody or black stools, or bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds[labtestsonline.org.au]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    CONCLUSION: This study did not uncover relationships between anemia and HRQoL or anemia and fatigue after nonvariceal AUGIB.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Black stool, age less than 50 years, and blood urea nitrogen/creatinine ratio of 30 or greater independently predict an upper GI tract bleeding source.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the absence of hematemesis, an upper source for GI bleeding is likely in the presence of at least two factors among: black stool, age 50 years, and blood urea nitrogen[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia

    Black, tarry stools ( melena ) and occasional episodes of bright red blood rectal bleeding ( hematochezia ) may be the only obvious signs of angiodysplasia.[healthhype.com] The patient presented with anemia unexpectedly before her aortic valve replacement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs of bleeding in the upper digestive tract include Bright red blood in vomit Vomit that looks like coffee grounds Black or tarry stool Dark blood mixed with stool Signs[icdlist.com]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    Some commons signs of HHT include recurring/frequent nosebleeds, telangiectases that appear on the skin’s surface in your 30s and 40s, black stools, back pain and loss of[my.clevelandclinic.org] INTRODUCTION: Cardiac phenotypes should be pronounced in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) due to frequent systemic arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), iron deficiency anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of this syndrome include: Frequent nosebleeds in children Bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract (GI) , including loss of blood in the stool, or dark or black stools[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

    Black stool from blood is called maleana and from food supplements or foods like karo (atapa) is called false maleana.[monitor.co.ug] Anemia is a complication of a bleeding ulcer. Symptoms may include fatigue, shortness of breath and paleness.[healthhype.com] Instead of transporting oxygen and nutrients, the blood pools and causes anemia.[livestrong.com]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    You may need to take iron supplements to treat anemia.[nlm.nih.gov] A 12-year-old boy presented with bloody diarrhoea and abdominal pain in association with a long-standing history of black stools and progressive pallor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This test checks for anemia or infection. A stool sample may be checked for blood. Barium enema and small bowel series.[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    Dark, tarry stools (melena): When bleeding occurs in the cecum and ascending colon, it usually causes black stools that can appear tar-like, rather than the bright red blood[verywellhealth.com] Abstract A 23-year-old male presented with occult gastrointestinal bleeding and iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Center: Large cecal carcinoma in a 91 year-old woman with weight loss, anemia and an episode of melena; she also had a large villous adenoma in the left colon.[endoatlas.com]

  • Microscopic Polyangiitis

    We reported an 11-year-old girl without respiratory symptoms with sever anemia which shows signs of hemolytic anemia in test data.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] that is red or black if it comes from the stomach).[therapeutique-dermatologique.org] In this report, a case of an adolescent presenting with symptomatic anemia and syncopal episodes is described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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