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277 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Chills, Sudden Death

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    A 64-year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease was admitted with a several-month history of fevers, chills, and fatigue.[content.nejm.org] Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] […] red or painful Your wound area is very warm to touch You have a fever higher than 101.5 F (38.6 C) You have blood, pus, or other fluid coming from the wound area You have chills[summitmedicalgroup.com]

  • Yellow Fever

    The patient suffered from fever, chills, sweating, headaches, backaches, myalgia, epigastric pains, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and prostration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The trademark of the disease, however, was the victim's black vomit, composed of blood and stomach acids.[web.archive.org] This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[web.archive.org]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    He became sick two days earlier with malaise, chills and shivering.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] marks on the skin, severe pain, fever, chills, fatigue and vomiting.[medicaldaily.com] Sudden death in periparturient sheep associated with Clostridium sordellii. Vet. Rec. 153 : 340. 16. Cohen, A. L., et al. 2007.[iai.asm.org]

  • Pneumonic Plague

    Patients develop swollen, tender lymph glands (called buboes) and fever, headache, chills, and weakness. Bubonic plague does not spread from person to person.[web.archive.org] Typical symptoms are the sudden onset of fever, chills, head and body-aches and weakness, vomiting and nausea.[web.archive.org] A 24 year-old man originated from Soavinandriana, a plague focus, felt uneasy and developed high fever with chills.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Photo Credit Dolly Faibyshev for The New York Times Work Out and Chill?[nytimes.com] 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]

  • Sepsis

    CASE SUMMARY: A 55-year-old woman underwent surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis and developed high fever (39.5 C) after surgery, accompanied by chills and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] vomit/sick Activity and body soft spot on a baby's head is bulging eyes look "sunken" child cannot be encouraged to show interest in anything baby is floppy weak, "whining[nhs.uk] The rate of in-hospital death due to sudden cardiovascular collapse was significantly higher in the standard-therapy group than in the early-therapy group (P 0.02); the rate[doi.org]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    Signs and symptoms at presentation were similar between the two groups except a higher proportion of patients with chills in the sitafloxacin group (68.4% vs. 29.4%, p 0.019[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In children, signs of sepsis include laboured breathing, listlessness, loss of appetite, floppiness, fretfulness, green or black vomit and irritability.[ada.com] The suddenness of the patient's death did not allow time for further investigation and therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    […] include: The area around your wound is more red or painful Your wound area is very warm to touch You have blood, pus, or other fluid coming from the wound area You have chills[summitmedicalgroup.com] Signs and symptoms of bleeding in the digestive system include: Bright red vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds Bright red blood in your stool or black, tarry stools[web.archive.org] METHODS: We present an unusual case of sudden death owing to acute pulmonary embolism after undergoing total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Marburg Virus Disease

    Three days prior to hospitalization, the first symptoms (fever, chills) occurred, followed by rapid clinical deterioration.[web.archive.org] Disease was characterized by the sudden appearance of fever and anorexia within 4 to 7 days, and death by day 11.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first phase lasts about 5 days and is characterized by a high fever, headache, chills, malaise, myalgia, and possibly nausea, emesis, watery diarrhea, abdominal pain,[symptoma.com]

  • Cardiac Arrest

    This usually involves a chilled water blanket or torso vest and leg wraps in direct contact with the patient's skin.[marshfieldclinic.org] INTRODUCTION: Ondansetron is commonly used to treat vomiting in gastroenteritis, but has a United States Food and Drug Administration black box warning for risk of Q wave[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sudden cardiac death in Singapore Sudden death is usually caused by sudden cardiac arrest, which is a swift and unexpected loss of heart function.[healthxchange.sg]

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