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160 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Orthostatic Hypotension, Sudden Death

  • 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[russiarobinson.wordpress.com] 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]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] Worrisome signs are tachycardia, hypotension (systolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg), orthostatic hypotension, and findings indicative of poor perfusion such as cool extremities[symptoma.com] Fluid depletion should be corrected with isotonic fluid (Lactated Ringers), as fast as necessary to reverse orthostatic hypotension.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • 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] ( Orthostatic hypotension ) - Rheumatic fever See also congenital ( Q20-Q28 , 745-747 ) de:Ösophagusvarizen[wikidoc.org] PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT CHARACTERIZATION PROGNOSTIC FACTORS SUDDEN DEATH Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients. Tsokos M, Turk EE.[thedoctorsdoctor.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    […] only) Weight loss Fluid loss (dehydration) Lack of appetite Muscle aches Upset stomach (nausea) Vomiting Diarrhea Low blood pressure Low sugar levels In women, irregular[hopkinsmedicine.org] Orthostatic hypotension and salt craving can be prominent in primary insufficiency due to aldosterone deficiency leading to profound volume depletion.[ime.acponline.org] Recently, Norwegian researchers found young AI patients to have an increased mortality due to adrenal failure, infection, and sudden death.[symptoma.com]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Have severe belly pain; are vomiting up blood; or have black, sticky (tarry) stools. These signs may mean that there is bleeding in the digestive tract .[myhealth.alberta.ca] Patients with anorexia nervosa are also more susceptible to orthostatic hypotension, bradycardia, and muscle cramping due to malnutrition and low level caloric diets.[physio-pedia.com] Prolongation of QT interval, a risk factor for arrhythmia and sudden death, has been reported to be prevalent among patients with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and is also observed[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] Tachycardia and Orthostatic Hypotension . There have been discussions in the literature about other findings to rule in/out upper GI bleeding.[mdedge.com] death associated with cocaine.[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]

  • Metoclopramide

    Metoclopramide, a benzamide prokinetic antiemetic, is widely used for a number of indications including nausea, vomiting, hiccups, and reflux.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Metoclopramide is a useful pharmacological agent for orthostatic hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Oral erythromycin and the risk of sudden death from cardiac causes . N Engl J Med 2004; 351 : 1089–96. 20. US Food and Drug Administration.[nature.com]

  • Labetalol

    A 36-year-old black female with BP of 270/160 mm Hg with complaints greater than one month's duration of dizziness, severe headaches, blurred vision, shortness of breath,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bolus Therapy Patients should be placed in the supine position for bolus injections of labetalol to limit the risk of orthostatic hypotension.[intensivecareunit.wordpress.com] Several beta-blockers have also shown "cardioprotective" effects in patients surviving a recent myocardial infarction, by reducing the incidence of death, sudden death, and[annals.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    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] […] or nausea Loss of consciousness or blacking-out Redness of the face during or after periods of consumption It is possible for a person to reach a level of intoxication that[timberlineknolls.com]

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