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539 Possible Causes for Black Stools, Peptic Ulcer

  • Reserpine

    stools, fainting , severe dizziness , shortness of breath , swelling ankles/ feet , unexplained/sudden weight gain , enlarged breasts (in males), unusual breast discharge[medicinenet.com] A history of peptic ulcer disease is frequently cited as a contraindication to the use of reserpine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . • Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach/abdominal pain and black-colored stools. • Heart : Slow heartbeat and chest pain. • ENT : Stuffy nose. • Miscellaneous[medindia.net]

  • 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] Peptic ulcer and the interbrain . Surg Gynec Obst . 1932 ; 55 : 1 – 34 . 3. The possible relation of the central (vegetative) nervous system to peptic ulcers .[academic.oup.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]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    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] ESGE recommends that peptic ulcers with an adherent clot (Forrest classification IIb) be considered for endoscopic clot removal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although not all black stools represent melena, patients who report black stools are much more likely to have a UGIB source.[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com]

  • Aspirin

    Seek medical help right away. you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: feel faint vomit blood have bloody or black stools have stomach pain that does[drugstore.com] peptic ulcer recurrence and GI bleeding, treatment-emergent adverse events, laboratory results, serum gastrin and pepsinogen I/II concentrations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] stools Vomit blood Have stomach pain that does not get better An allergic reaction occurs.[costco.com]

  • Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug

    Stop taking your NSAID and seek advice from your doctor immediately if you develop: swollen ankles difficulty breathing black stools dark, coffee-coloured vomit.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Peptic ulcers were confirmed in 19 patients. Localization was gastric in 12 patients and duodenal in seven.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] stools – bloody or black, tarry stools Bloody or cloudy urine Severe stomach pain Blood or material that looks like coffee grounds in vomit (bleeding may occur without warning[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Portal Hypertension

    stools Splenomegaly, or an enlarged spleen May have decreased platelets and left abdominal pain or fullness as a result Because portal hypertension is commonly caused by[radiology.ucla.edu] It also allows the prophylactic treatment of oesophageal varices, as well as excluding other causes of gastrointestinal haemorrhage such as malignancy and peptic ulcer disease[surgwiki.com] The frequency of peptic ulcer as a cause of upper-GI bleeding is exaggerated. Gastrointest Endosc . 2004 Jun. 59(7):788-94. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Peritonitis

    In primary bacterial peritonitis, there may be a history of liver disease along with blood in the vomitus or black stools.[symptoma.com] Examples include perforation of the distal esophagus ( Boerhaave syndrome ), of the stomach ( peptic ulcer , gastric carcinoma ), of the duodenum (peptic ulcer), of the remaining[en.wikipedia.org] Often, emergency surgery is required, especially when appendicitis, a perforated peptic ulcer or diverticulitis is the cause of the infection.[hospitals.jefferson.edu]

  • 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] […] healing, and rate of ulcer relapse in 49 patients with peptic ulcer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Duodenal ulcers were demonstrated in 10 of the 16 patients; in the other six, C. pylori-associated antral gastritis was documented without evidence of acute peptic ulceration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    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] Peptic ulcers, often due to Helicobacter pylori or the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), commonly cause upper gastrointestinal bleeding.[nejm.org] ESGE recommends that peptic ulcers with an adherent clot (Forrest classification IIb) be considered for endoscopic clot removal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    Melenablack very sticky stool, often compared to roof tar. This is a common symptom of a bleeding ulcer.[patients.gi.org] In patients with peptic ulcer the most common symptom is abdominal pain.[symptoma.com] 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]

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