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461 Possible Causes for Black Vomit, Sudden Death

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Acute gastrointestinal bleeding first will appear as vomiting of blood, bloody bowel movements, or black, tarry stools.[emedicinehealth.com] 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.[myhealth.alberta.ca] Did you have black, tarry stools or red blood in the stools? Have you vomited blood? Did you vomit material that looks like coffee grounds?[nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] We present a case of previously unreported sudden unexpected death from noncirrhotic PVT in an asymptomatic elderly woman, review the literature of this entity, and examine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • 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]

  • 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."[web.archive.org] The trademark of the disease, however, was the victim's black vomit, composed of blood and stomach acids.[web.archive.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]

  • Crack Ingestion

    […] insomnia itching narrowed pupils problems breathing seizures severe headache shallow breathing slowing heart rate stopping pulse violent behavior vomiting Crack overdose[drug.addictionblog.org] In rare instances, sudden death can occur on the first use of cocaine or unexpectedly thereafter. However, there is no way to determine who is prone to sudden death.[recoverythroughsupport.com] Cocaethylene is associated with a greater risk of sudden death than cocaine alone. 1 What Treatment Options Exist?[thebody.com]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    , palpitations, weakness, and a sense of dread, occur more frequently in women compared with men. 189 – 193 Ischemic symptoms in young black women include unusual fatigue,[ahajournals.org] We have recently experienced 2 cases of sudden death after bone fracture surgery, in which AMI and pulmonary thromboembolism were clinically suspected as causes of death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Crossref PubMed Virmani R, Burke AP, Farb A, Sudden cardiac death, Cardiovasc Pathol, 2001;10:275–82.[uscjournal.com]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    If you have any of these symptoms, be sure to call you doctor right away: weakness trouble breathing red or black vomit or stools sudden, sharp pain in your abdomen that doesn[healthline.com] Sudden large bleeding can be life-threatening. [18] It is associated with 5% to 10% death rate. [14] Perforation (a hole in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract ) following[en.wikipedia.org] Blood may appear in the vomit. It may appear either red or black, or resemble coffee grounds.[drugs.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] 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] There was no sudden death.[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]

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