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1,240 Possible Causes for Black Stools, Weight Loss

  • Gastric Ulcer

    Abstract An 81-year-old man presented with epigastric pain and weight loss for one month. He had a past history of pulmonary tuberculosis, 10 years ago.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] stools.[healthdirect.gov.au] We report a 77-year old woman who presented with diffuse abdominal pain, weight loss, malaise, nausea, and occasional dark stools.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Weight loss and anorexia, with or without a change in stool, suggest a GI cancer. A history of cirrhosis or chronic hepatitis suggests esophageal varices.[merckmanuals.com] Although not all black stools represent melena, patients who report black stools are much more likely to have a UGIB source.[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com]

  • Microscopic Polyangiitis

    […] that is red or black if it comes from the stomach).[therapeutique-dermatologique.org] loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We report a case of a 76-year-old woman, presenting with a persistent dry cough, subfebrility, arthralgia and myalgia, weight loss and a breast lesion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastric Cancer

    Abstract An 81-year-old man was admitted with upper abdominal pain and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gastric cancer symptoms may include a loss of appetite, indigestion, nausea, stomach discomfort, heartburn, black stool, vomiting, unintentional weight loss, feeling full[columbiasurgery.org] Results: Our results demonstrated that low-frequency rotary MFs improved abdominal pain in 9/21 (42.9%), nausea/vomiting in 4/21 (19.0%), weight loss in 11/21 (52.4%), ongoing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    loss and nausea, and without vomiting or abdominal distension.[scielo.mec.pt] Dark, tarry stools (melena): When bleeding occurs in the cecum and ascending colon, it usually causes black stools that can appear tar-like, rather than the bright red blood[verywellhealth.com] Center: Large cecal carcinoma in a 91 year-old woman with weight loss, anemia and an episode of melena; she also had a large villous adenoma in the left colon.[endoatlas.com]

  • 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] CASE PRESENTATION: A 56-year-old woman presented with epigastric pain and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With increasing progression, bleeding occurs, and the blood is expelled as hematemesis, melena or hematochezia.[symptoma.com]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    Abstract A 26-year-old woman ingested 0.9 g of mercuric chloride in a suicide attempt and developed hematemesis, melena and acute renal failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first case showed hyperhidrosis, insomnia, generalied myokymia, cramps, tremor, weight loss, and myokymic and neuromyotonic discharges, followed by encephalopathy with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , hands, head, lips, tongue, jaw and eyelids tremors, weight loss, perpetually low body temperature, drowsiness, headaches, insomnia, fatigue).[orpha.net]

  • Tuberculosis

    On the sixth, stools black, fatty, viscid, fetid; slept, more collected.[ebooks.adelaide.edu.au] Other symptoms include the following: fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and night sweats .[web.archive.org] The general symptoms of TB disease include Unexplained weight loss Loss of appetite Night sweats Fever Fatigue Chills The symptoms of TB of the lungs include Coughing for[cdc.gov]

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    Weight Loss Surgery is a Big Decision Our specialists provide the expertise and support you need to reach your weight loss goals.[uhhospitals.org] The B symptoms, such as fever, night sweats, and weight loss, are frequent.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] Symptoms of ALL include: Weakness or feeling tired Fever Easy bruising or bleeding Bleeding under the skin Shortness of breath Weight loss or loss of appetite Pain in the[medlineplus.gov]

  • Lead Poisoning

    Abstract A 25-year-old schizophrenic man presented with abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss and anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children, who have developed lead poisoning, suffer from abdominal pain, hearing loss, irritability, developmental delay, loss of appetite, due to which weight loss sets in[symptoma.com] In addition to the poisoning, the anemia and weight loss must also be treated, usually by providing an adequate diet.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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