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158 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Oral Bleeding, Sudden Death

  • Yellow Fever

    At one time it was called “Black Vomit” because of the characteristic black putrid vomit it produces.[] Drugs like antacids and histamine blockers are used to control gastric bleeding. Blood transfusions can be given for severe bleeding.[] This sudden exit was of common occurrence. The whole number of deaths in 1793 by yellow fever was more than four thousand."[]

  • 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).[] Alternative therapy is to perform endoscopic banding variceal ligation (EVBL)which induces thrombosis in the esophageal varices. [1] Secondary Prevention of bleeding.[] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[]

  • Exsanguination

    […] blood; bright red, dark red, or coffee grind appearance Black Stool, with a tarry texture and foul smell Pain tenderness, bruising, or swelling Bruised or rigid abdomen Internal[] Both patients (two women, 61 and 74 years old, respectively) received oral anticoagulation with phenprocoumon.[] Cardiac arrest and sudden death in dialysis units. Kidney Int. 2001;60:350–7. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 5. Winsett OE, Wolma FJ.[]

  • 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[] Oral administration of 1,500 mg tranexamic acid per day stabilized the coagulative and fibrinolytic parameters and relieved bleeding tendencies with no side effects.[] Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[]

  • Marburg Virus Disease

    Treatment includes oral rehydration or intravenous fluids to offset dehydration and supportive care of symptoms.[] Initially, because of sudden deaths of many people especially in one family, they believe it's witchcraft.[] Some people develop the hemorrhagic form of the illness which includes internal and external bleeding, liver and kidney malfunction, severe weight loss, delirium, and shock[]

  • Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

    […] blood, bloody or black bowel movements) Joint bleeds In contrast to patients with more common bleeding disorders like congenital hemophilia A or B, patients with Glanzmann[] GT is a rare hematological disorder with oral manifestations affecting platelets and clotting.[] Seite 317 - Hemostatic factors and the risk of myocardial infarction or sudden death in patients with angina pectoris. ‎[]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[] […] for bleeding, the use of oral PPIs alone is recommended.[] Your stools are black and look like tar. You have belly pain. You vomit or have nausea. You have trouble swallowing, or it hurts when you swallow.[]

  • Benzodiazepine

    It is a black powder that is mixed with water and given to you to drink. Side effects can include nausea , vomiting , and abdominal cramps .[] Twelve patients had spots of oral bleeding after ECT.[] Arrhythmogenic effects of phenothiazines appear to be associated with sudden death, whereas respiratory complications have received little attention.[]

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

    The syndrome of "viral hemorrhagic fever" in man caused by certain viruses, such as Ebola, Lassa, Dengue, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever viruses, is often associated with a shock syndrome of undetermined pathogenesis. However, the vascular system, particularly the vascular endothelium, seems to be directly[…][]

  • Anthrax

    The resulting itchy bump rapidly develops into a black sore. Some people can then develop headaches, muscle aches, fever and vomiting.[] The laboratory investigation revealed Bacillus anthracis as the cause of sudden death.[] […] and two months after the infection is contracted. [1] The skin form presents with a small blister with surrounding swelling that often turns into a painless ulcer with a black[]

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