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64 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Electrocardiogram Change, Sudden Death

  • Exsanguination

    Cardiac arrest and sudden death in dialysis units. Kidney Int. 2001;60:350–7. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 5. Winsett OE, Wolma FJ.[link.springer.com] "Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage Presenting as Sudden Death in Outpatients".[simple.wikipedia.org] Sudden death in hemodialysis patients. J Forensic Sci. 1985;30:158–66. PubMed Google Scholar 4. Karnik JA, Young BS, Lew NL, Herget M, Dubinsky C, Lazarus JM, et al.[link.springer.com]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    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] It is concluded that although there are electrocardiogram (ECG) changes that are more common in PE, the ECG alone is not sufficiently sensitive or specific to rule out or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Opiate Overdose

    The charcoal may cause nausea and vomiting over the next few hours. It will also cause a black color to your stools for the next 1 to 2 days.[fairview.org] death was linked to prescription painkiller abuse.[nydailynews.com] Choking sounds, or a snore-like gurgling noise (sometimes called the “death rattle”) Vomiting Body is very limp Face is very pale or clammy Fingernails and lips turn blue[harmreduction.org]

  • Cardiac Arrest

    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] What causes sudden cardiac death? All known heart diseases can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death.[web.archive.org]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose

    AC is unpalatable and can cause vomiting, thus in children it can be mixed with ice cream. Patients should also be warned that it will make their stools black.[academic.oup.com] Serial electrocardiogram changes in acute tricyclic antidepressant overdoses. Crit Care Med 1997; 25: 1721–6 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 11. Shannon MW.[doi.org] deaths in patients with structurally normal hearts [Circulation 2005;111(5):659-70].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atrial Arrhythmia

    […] blood coughing up blood unusually heavy menstrual flow gums that bleed regularly bloody or black stool blood in the urine sudden back pain that is very severe Take blood[medicalnewstoday.com] Other side effects of clozapine such as orthostatic hypotension, sinus tachycardia, heart failure, and electrocardiogram changes are well known ( 60 ).[onlinejacc.org] Prevention of sudden death after repair of tetralogy of Fallot: treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. J Am Coll Cardiol . 1985 ; 6 :221-227.[ahajournals.org]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    Other symptoms of bleeding to watch for include: Signs of bleeding in the digestive system: Bright red vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds Bright red blood in your[cedars-sinai.edu] Typical electrocardiogram changes associated with pulmonary embolism.[jaoa.org] Big embolus blocking a big branch of pulmonary artery causes sudden death from shock, without infarction.[histopathology-india.net]

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    […] blood coughing up blood unusually heavy menstrual flow gums that bleed regularly bloody or black stool blood in the urine sudden back pain that is very severe Take blood[medicalnewstoday.com] The device records an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) by detecting the subtle electrical changes in the skin that reflect the heart muscles’ electrical pattern.[spectrum.ieee.org] […] cardiac death, congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease, and peripheral arterial disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    There may be black, sooty marks near a fire. Symptoms may include: Headache. Nausea and vomiting. Vertigo. Alteration in consciousness. A subjective feeling of weakness.[patient.info] Myocardial injury (cardiac troponin I level or 0.7 ng/mL or creatine kinase-MB level or 5.0 ng/mL and/or diagnostic electrocardiogram changes) occurred in 85 (37%) of 230[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can cause sudden illness and death. CO is found in combustion fumes, such as those made by cars and trucks, lanterns, stoves, gas ranges and heating systems.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Digoxin

    […] or black, tarry stools ; confusion, weakness, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; breast swelling or tenderness; blurred vision, yellowed vision; or (in babies[emedicinehealth.com] OBJECTIVE: The aim was to determine whether, in older patients receiving digoxin, macrolide antibiotics are associated with sudden death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Call your doctor at once if you have: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain; fast, slow, or uneven heart rate; a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out; bloody or[drugs.com]

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