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356 Possible Causes for Anemia, Clay-Colored Stool

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    What color is the stool and vomit? Is the stool watery, bloody, explosive, painful, cramping, pale, clay-colored, or dark, or does it have mucus?[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] To date, there has been no report of co-infection of chicken anemia virus (CAV) with enteric virus in patients with acute gastroenteritis (AGE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and acute renal failure are characteristic of HUS.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Hepatitis B

    Those early stage (acute) hepatitis C symptoms can include: tiredness pain in your belly poor appetite jaundice (when your eyes and skin turn yellow) clay-colored stool (poo[plannedparenthood.org] Peripheral blood examination revealed anemia, macrocytosis and severe thrombocytopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] symptoms of acute hepatitis B within 2 to 5 months after they come in contact with the virus. 1 These symptoms may include dark yellow urine feeling tired fever gray- or clay-colored[niddk.nih.gov]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    The excess bilirubin can also lead to other symptoms such as pale or clay-colored stools, dark urine, and generalized itching.[giassoc.org] These include blood tests to determine presence of anemia, liver function tests, CT scan and MRI of the liver and liver biopsy.[symptoma.com] Signs and Tests: A CBC may show anemia and other abnormalities. Liver function tests such as ALP are abnormal. Liver biopsy shows alcoholic liver disease.[ihv.org]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    […] shrinking of the testicles, and breast swelling Easy bruising and abnormal bleeding, most often from swollen veins in the digestive tract Confusion or problems thinking Pale or clay-colored[medlineplus.gov] Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) associated with Evans syndrome; combination of autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) and immune thrombocytopenic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] stools Exams and Tests The health care provider will do a physical exam.[mountsinai.org]

  • Viral Hepatitis

    […] common symptoms of hepatitis include: Dark urine (hepatitis A, B, C) Stomach pain (hepatitis B, C) Yellow skin or eye whites, called jaundice (hepatitis A, B, C) Pale or clay-colored[my.clevelandclinic.org] Ribavirin side effects may be more prominent, and include anemia, skin problems, or breathing problems. Difficulties with sleeping may also be seen with ribavirin.[patients.gi.org] Characteristic of viral hepatitis are anorexia, malaise, headache, pain over the liver, fever, jaundice, clay-colored stools, dark urine, nausea and vomiting, and diarrhea[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Celiac Disease

    Stools are soft, bulky, clay-colored, and offensive. Older children may present with anemia or failure to grow normally.[merckmanuals.com] This cross-sectional analytical study was conducted among children aged 1 to 12 years of age with moderate-to-severe iron deficiency anemia and control children without anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Celiac disease may present with hematological abnormalities including long-standing anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Symptoms may include: Pain in the right upper quarter of the abdomen Fever Chills Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes) Clay-colored stools Dark urine Low blood pressure[hopkinsmedicine.org] After ruling out all the other causes of autoimmunity and hemolytic anemia, she was diagnosed as leukemoid reaction due to autoimmune hemolytic anemia with primary sclerosing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is rarely associated with autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), and the presence of specific autoantibodies has not been reported previously[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatitis A

    The hallmark symptoms of hepatitis A include jaundice, clay-colored stools, and tea-colored urine. Symptoms usually last one to two weeks after they start.[ok.gov] Acquired aplastic anemia and myocarditis caused by HAV are uncommon, and its pathophysiology has not yet been elucidated.HAV infection is usually asymptomatic in children,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our case of nonfulminant hepatitis A complicated by PRCA and hemolytic anemia was successfully treated with initial transfusion and corticosteroid therapy for 18 weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Stools are soft, bulky, clay-colored, and offensive. Older children may present with anemia or failure to grow normally.[merckmanuals.com] Tropical sprue presents with diarrhea, anorexia, weight loss, and megaloblastic anemia. The partial villous atrophy has been a constant finding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thirty-five subjects had a megaloblastic anemia; this was a secondary to a combined deficiency of folate and vitamin B12 in 25 and to deficiency of only one of these vitamins[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Quinine

    […] common in pregnant women)--headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, fast heart rate , or feeling jittery; loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored[drugs.com] […] thrombocytopaenic purpura (TTP) and haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS), is a multisystemic disorder that is characterised by thrombocytopaenia, microangiopathic haemolytic anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These antibodies likely cause endothelial damage and the resultant nephropathy, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and thrombocytopenia that define HUS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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