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1,032 Possible Causes for Black Stools

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Following improvements in therapy for childhood malignancies, the striking increase in survival rate over the past 30 years has led to the increase risk of developing second malignant neoplasms (SMNs). We report a case of colorectal carcinoma as a SMN, following treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma. The patient was[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Common symptoms include: loss of appetite indigestion black stools nausea vomiting bloody vomit that looks like used coffee grounds pain in the upper part of the abdomen a[healthline.com] Is the vomit green, bloody, black, or like coffee grounds?[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] 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]

  • 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] A person with abnormal GI tract blood vessels should watch for black stools and chronic anaemia that can cause fatigue, paleness, shortness of breath, chest pain or light-headedness[cirse.org] stools).[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bismuth Subsalicylate

    Major (for gastric ulcer) Effectiveness Major (for gastric ulcer pain) Effectiveness Major (for irritable bowel syndrome) Side effects Moderate (constipation, black stool[patientslikeme.com] Adverse effects Black tongue, black stool, salicylism (i.e., contraindicated in children, given the risk of Reye syndrome).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] You have an ulcer, bleeding problem, or bloody or black stool. Your symptoms get worse. You experience ringing in the ears or loss of hearing.[knowyourotcs.org]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    […] disorders have been associated with iron poisoning Liver damage Fluid buildup in lungs Iron Poisoning – Symptoms : Metallic taste in mouth Chills, convulsions and dizziness Black[medifee.com] stool and sometimes bloody stool Severe diarrhea Bluish colored lips and fingernails Skin pigmentation and loss of skin color Patients experience a lack of desire to do anything[medifee.com]

  • Reserpine

    stools, fainting , severe dizziness , shortness of breath , swelling ankles/ feet , unexplained/sudden weight gain , enlarged breasts (in males), unusual breast discharge[medicinenet.com] . • Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach/abdominal pain and black-colored stools. • Heart : Slow heartbeat and chest pain. • ENT : Stuffy nose. • Miscellaneous[medindia.net] […] using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: severe stomach/ abdominal pain , black[medicinenet.com]

  • Tyrosinemia Type 1

    stool(malena).[childrenliverindia.org] […] commonly, the children present with liver problems and acute liver failure like fever, irritability vomiting, jaundice, bleeding from skin leading to bluish spots on the skin, black[childrenliverindia.org]

  • Neoplasm of Ampulla of Vater

    The silver colored stool is a combination of the white stool of obstructive jaundice combined with black stool of melena or bleeding.[en.wikipedia.org] Thomas' sign is the production of silver stools and can be indicative of cancer of the Ampulla of Vater .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Charcoal

    When you take it by mouth , activated charcoal can cause: Black stools Black tongue Vomiting or diarrhea Constipation In more serious cases, it can cause gastrointestinal[webmd.com] A side effect of taking larger amounts of charcoal can be black stools. This is harmless so don’t be concerned if you took it recently.[flatulencecures.com] The carbon travels all the way through your gastrointestinal tract without being absorbed and, at larger doses, will end up turning stools gray or black.[flatulencecures.com]

  • Cushing Ulcer

    Emergency Symptoms A person who has any of the following symptoms should call a doctor right away: sharp, sudden, persistent, and severe stomach pain bloody or black stools[nsgmed.com] (altered blood in the stool) black tarry stools Haematemesis (ground coffee coloured vomitus) Vomiting of food which was consumed two to three days earlier in pyloric stenosis[examnnotes.com] […] vomiting; ingestion of food does not help, sometimes increases pain Vomiting common Hemorrhage more likely to occur than with duodenal ulcer; hematemesis more common than melena[nsgmed.com]

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