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33 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Coffee Ground Emesis, 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] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[thedoctorsdoctor.com] Symptoms of esophageal varices may include: Painless vomiting of blood Black, tarry or bloody stools Decreased urine output Excessive thirst Light-headedness Paleness Anemia[beaumont.org]

  • 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]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] Reported cases of gastrointestinal hemorrhage have been in the form of coffee ground emesis, melena, or hematochezia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Abdominal Pain Hematemesis Coffee-ground Emesis Black tarry stools or Melena Bright red blood per Rectum or Hematochezia (if bleeding is brisk) VIII.[fpnotebook.com]

  • 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] Symptoms of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Abnormal bleeding from anywhere in the body, possibly at several sites at once Tiny, red, pinpointlike dots (petechiae) Vomiting[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] The blood present in the vomitus will be dark colored, called as coffee ground emesis. Blood in the stool will be dark and tarry.[epainassist.com] , unexpected death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Coffee-ground emesis is vomiting of dark brown, granular material that resembles coffee grounds.[merckmanuals.com] death associated with cocaine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    Weight loss Central chest pain and/or pain behind the breastbone Pain upon swallowing Vomiting Chronic cough and/or hoarseness Symptoms of gastrointestinal bleeding Black[emedicinehealth.com] death in these patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This can cause patients to cough up blood, or vomit blood.[oncolink.org]

  • Hemoptysis

    Nausea followed by severe vomiting. Black blood with brown tinge. Coffee color of the blood. Extremely black stools .[epainassist.com] ground Emesis or darker blood (contrast with frothy Bloody Sputum from the airway) Associated with gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g.[fpnotebook.com] References Chen JH, Ishikawa T, Michiue T, Maeda H(2011) An autopsy case of unexpected sudden death due to rupture of a thoracicaortic aneurysm into the left lung.[omicsonline.org]

  • Warfarin

    Bleeding in the stomach or intestines can cause weakness , fainting spells, black tarry stools, vomiting of blood, or coffee ground material.[medicinenet.com] To our knowledge, our patient is the only case of "sudden death" reported with spontaneous epiglottic hematoma due to high blood concentration of warfarin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] bowel motions coughing blood dark or blood-stained vomit severe headache or dizziness new pain, swelling or discomfort.[healthywa.wa.gov.au]

  • Anistreplase

    , tarry stools constipation coughing up blood vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds nosebleeds unexpected or unusually heavy vaginal bleeding dizziness[encyclopedia.com] Internal bleeding may also occur (decreased neurologic status; abdominal pain with coffee-grounds emesis or black, tarry stools; hematuria; joint pain).[quizlet.com] Seite 138 - Hemostatic factors and the risk of myocardial infarction or sudden death in patients with angina pectoris.[books.google.de]

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