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1,120 Possible Causes for Black Stools, Loss of Appetite

  • Gastric Ulcer

    stools.[healthdirect.gov.au] […] of appetite Bloating Burping Weight loss Ulcers can cause serious problems and severe abdominal pain.[health.cvs.com] Noticing black stools is also very serious and requires immediate medical attention. Sometimes, changes in appetite or some degree of weight-loss can be noticed as well.[obesityaction.org]

  • Acute Gastritis

    Common symptoms include: appetite loss indigestion black stools nausea vomiting bloody vomit that looks like used coffee grounds pain in the upper part of the abdomen a full[cmc.ph] Depends on the etiology (see below). asymptomatic epigastric pain/tenderness nausea and vomiting loss of appetite Etiology infection: H. pylori (most common) systemic illness[radiopaedia.org] You are having bloody stools which might appear black in color or are having bloody vomits. What Are the Potential Complications of Acute Gastritis?[md-health.com]

  • Alcoholic Gastritis

    Call your provider if you develop: Pain in the upper part of the belly or abdomen that does not go away Black or tarry stools Vomiting blood or coffee-ground-like material[medlineplus.gov] Loss of appetite. A bloated feeling , feeling as if you have just drunk A LOT of water. A burning sensation at the top of the belly.[the-alcoholism-guide.org] […] phase, the pain tends to be ever present but dull, and the other symptoms can include a loss of appetite and bloated feelings.[choosehelp.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Symptoms include vomiting blood, black stool, decreased blood pressure, increased heart rate and massive hemorrhage.[livestrong.com] Symptoms of the disease include anorexia, diarrhea, weight loss, neurologic and psychiatric disturbances (most notably depression), and fatty deterioration of the liver, sometimes[omicsonline.org] Hematemesis and melena: Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1980;5:289-292.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Gastritis

    Call your provider if you develop: Pain in the upper part of the belly or abdomen that does not go away Black or tarry stools Vomiting blood or coffee-ground-like material[nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include frequent belching, loss of appetite or vomiting. These abruptly appearing signs allow the disease to be detected in good time.[ims.uniklinik-freiburg.de] Depends on the etiology (see below). asymptomatic epigastric pain/tenderness nausea and vomiting loss of appetite Etiology infection: H. pylori (most common) systemic illness[radiopaedia.org]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Diverticulitis Symptoms Rectal Bleeding Blood in the stool can be bright red, maroon in color, black and tarry, or not visible to the naked eye.[medicinenet.com] Left lower quadrant pain and other gastrointestinal complaints such as nausea, vomiting, change in bowel habits, a loss of appetite, and fever may occur.[symptoma.com] Abdominal pain on the lower left side Nausea Loss of appetite Chills Cramping Fever Constipation Vomiting Diverticulitis Complications Complications of diverticulitis vary[colon-cleanse-information.com]

  • Gastric Cancer

    Gastric cancer symptoms may include a loss of appetite, indigestion, nausea, stomach discomfort, heartburn, black stool, vomiting, unintentional weight loss, feeling full[columbiasurgery.org] In early stages it presents with non-specific and vague symptoms, in advanced stages it may cause nausea and vomiting, dysphagia, loss of appetite, abdominal mass or weight[orpha.net] Stomach cancers may also bleed, resulting in the vomiting of blood or the appearance of black, tarry stools (melena).[cancersupportivecare.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Neoplasm

    Brisk bleeding into the stomach or small intestine can make bowel movements (stools) black and tarry.[cancer.org] GISTs can be asymptomatic or present with various non-specific signs, depending on the location and size of tumor, such as loss of appetite, anemia, weight loss, fatigue,[orpha.net] Nausea and vomiting Difficulty swallowing Heartburn Loss of appetite Weight loss Feeling tired Bloating Vomiting blood (in advanced stages) Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    […] looks like coffee grounds), black stools or anemia.[web.archive.org] […] of appetite.[web.archive.org] 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]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    PATIENT CONCERNS: A 60-year-old man who had a pain and distention in his upper abdomen presented melena. Gastroscopy and pathology revealed a gastric cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some of the most common symptoms of advanced stomach cancer are: nausea and vomiting frequent heartburn loss of appetite , sometimes accompanied by sudden weight loss constant[healthline.com] With increasing progression, bleeding occurs, and the blood is expelled as hematemesis, melena or hematochezia.[symptoma.com]

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