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261 Possible Causes for Black Stools, Black Vomit, Sudden Death

  • Esophageal Varices

    Signs of bleeding include: Vomiting blood Black, tarry or bloody stool Feeling lightheaded or passing out (usually when there is a lot of bleeding).[giforkids.com] Ballooning of blood vessels (veins) may cause vessels to rupture causing: vomiting of blood, tarry black stools.[quizlet.com] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[thedoctorsdoctor.com]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] 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] Your stools are black and look like tar. You have belly pain. You vomit or have nausea. You have trouble swallowing, or it hurts when you swallow.[myhealth.alberta.ca]

  • Yellow Fever

    At one time it was called “Black Vomit” because of the characteristic black putrid vomit it produces.[infoplease.com] This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[eyewitnesstohistory.com] Symptoms of bleeding include black vomit, nose bleed, gum bleeding, and purple pin-point spots (bruising).[ok.gov]

  • Amphotericin B

    ., fever, persistent sore throat ), mental/mood changes, seizures , black stools, vomit that looks like coffee grounds.[webmd.com] We report some patients with kala-azar in whom coadministration of SAG and amphotericin B led to arrhythmia and sudden death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., fever, persistent sore throat ), mental/mood changes, seizures , black stools, vomit that looks like coffee grounds.[webmd.com]

  • Exsanguination

    […] blood; bright red, dark red, or coffee grind appearance Black Stool, with a tarry texture and foul smell Pain tenderness, bruising, or swelling Bruised or rigid abdomen Internal[russiarobinson.wordpress.com] Cardiac arrest and sudden death in dialysis units. Kidney Int. 2001;60:350–7. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 5. Winsett OE, Wolma FJ.[link.springer.com] "Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage Presenting as Sudden Death in Outpatients".[simple.wikipedia.org]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    […] of blood Bloody or black stools Blood in the urine Vaginal bleeding Unexplained bruises Severe abdominal or back pain Seizures or loss of consciousness in advanced cases[healthcommunities.com] Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[addl.purdue.edu] stools Blood in the urine Vaginal bleeding Unexplained bruises Severe abdominal or back pain Seizures or loss of consciousness in advanced cases (rare) Nausea Difficulty[healthcommunities.com]

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    Symptoms A person with this condition will vomit blood or pass black, sticky stools after periods of vomiting, retching or coughing.[cedars-sinai.edu] These may include: abdominal pain vomiting up blood, which is called hematemesis involuntary retching bloody or black stools Blood in the vomit will usually be dark and clotted[healthline.com] , unexpected death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Leiomyoma

    […] color changes [Black or Dark] – Abdominal pain – Abdominal mass – Obstruction Diagnosis CT can help diagnosis Leiomyoma Treatment – Wait and watch -Â Surgery Rating: 4.0[iahealth.net] An exceedingly rare case of an esophageal leiomyoma causing sudden death by asphyxiation due to tracheal compression is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complication Esophageal leiomyoma complications Complications esophageal hiatus hernia esophageal diverticulum sudden death The disease occurs at the same time often have[healthfrom.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Symptoms Some of the symptoms of upper gastrointestinal bleeding include: Blood in the vomit Coffee ground appearance of vomit Black, tarry stool Bright red blood in stool[news-medical.net] 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] death associated with cocaine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Symptoms include vomiting blood, black stool, decreased blood pressure, increased heart rate and massive hemorrhage.[livestrong.com] death of traumatic or neurological origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or nausea Loss of consciousness or blacking-out Redness of the face during or after periods of consumption It is possible for a person to reach a level of intoxication that[timberlineknolls.com]

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