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305 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Headache, Sudden Death

  • Yellow Fever

    Yellow fever has 3 stages: Stage 1 (infection): Headache, muscle and joint aches, fever, flushing, loss of appetite, vomiting, and jaundice are common.[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]

  • 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] —The headache accompanying acute carbon monoxide poisoning is extremely variable in nature. “Classic” throbbing, diffuse headaches were rarely described by patients.[doi.org] 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]

  • Methane Gas Inhalation

    In serious cases, people may black out or die.[livescience.com] The first symptom you may feel is a dull pain in your head, almost like a sinus headache.[healthfully.com] The case had been classified as sudden death, he added. — Bernama[thesundaily.my]

  • Ebola Virus Disease

    She had uncontrollable diarrhea and vomiting.[web.archive.org] […] term viral hemorrhagic fever refers to a clinical syndrome characterized by acute onset of fever accompanied by nonspecific findings of malaise, prostration, diarrhea,and headache[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sudden death occurred in a small fraction of patients who were in the recovery phase of their illness, possibly as the result of fatal arrhythmias.[nejm.org]

  • Arsine Poisoning

    Vomiting. Diarrhea – with severe gastrointestinal bleeding, black diarrhea may be evident. Hypersalivation – increased saliva production.[healthhype.com] General Weakness Malaise Fatigue Fever Gastrointestinal signs and symptoms Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Liver injury Central nervous system signs and symptoms Headache Lethargy[emergency.cdc.gov] Severe acute arsine exposure may result in sudden death. Lee JY, Eom M, Yang JW, Han BG, Choi SO, Kim JS.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Symptoms include vomiting blood, black stool, decreased blood pressure, increased heart rate and massive hemorrhage.[livestrong.com] In the event of discontinuation of alcohol drinking, the patient exhibits anxiety, anger, sweating, nausea, headaches, limb tremor, in the most severe cases, hallucinations[tadalafilgen.com] death of traumatic or neurological origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Marburg Virus Disease

    According to the global health body, the illness caused by Marburg virus begins abruptly, with severe headache and malaise.[china.org.cn] 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] […] attempted resuscitation developed symptoms 9 days later but recovered [ 3 ]. 1987 Kenya Kenya 1 1 (100%) A 15-year-old Danish boy was hospitalized with a 3-day history of headache[web.archive.org]

  • Tuberculosis

    On the twelfth, had copious black and fetid vomitings; much hiccup, painful thirst.[ebooks.adelaide.edu.au] Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[symptoma.com] Sudden death due to myocardial tuberculosis.[pubmedcentral.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Anthrax

    […] within days Presentation Symptoms pulmonary anthrax flu-like syndrome with non-productive cough nausea and vomiting hemoptysis chest pain gastrointestinal anthrax nausea and vomiting[medbullets.com] […] following symptoms: substantial impairment in shortterm memory or concentration; sore throat; tender lymph nodes; muscle pain; multi-joint pain without swelling or redness; headaches[books.google.com] Following an asymptomatic incubation period, patients in the first, or early stage, “developed a spectrum of nonspecific symptoms, which could include fever, dyspnea, cough, headache[upmc-cbn.org]

  • Datura Stramonium Poisoning

    The less alarming sequelae are myriad (fatigue, loss of appetite, headaches, dizziness, etc.). Dr.[books.google.com] Side-effects of Datura use include severe anxiety, heart palpitations, vomiting and the inability to urinate.[dailymail.co.uk] Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Case 3-2019: A 70-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Progressive Encephalopathy Caplacizumab[nejm.org]

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