Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Rectal Bleeding and Melena 45 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 45 conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Melena.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Melena.
  1. Gastritis
  2. Intestinal Polyps
There are 6 somewhat common conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Melena.
  1. Angiodysplasia
  2. Bleeding from Anticoagulant
  3. Drug Side Effect
  4. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  5. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  6. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 7 uncommon conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Melena.
  1. Cirrhosis
  2. Coagulopathy
  3. Crohn's Disease
  4. Esophageal Varices
  5. Low Platelet Count
  6. Mallory Weiss Tears
  7. Salmonella Infection
There are 30 rare conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Melena.
  1. Anthrax
  2. Colorectal Cancer
  3. Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
  4. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  5. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  6. Factor 10 Deficiency
  7. Factor 2 Deficiency
  8. Factor 5 Deficiency
  9. Factor 7 Deficiency
  10. Hemochromatosis
  11. Hemophilia A
  12. Hemophilia B
  13. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  14. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  15. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  16. Ischemic Bowel Disease
  17. Kaposi's Sarcoma
  18. Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  19. Periarteritis Nodosa
  20. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  21. Platelet Function Disorder
  22. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  23. Scurvy
  24. Snakebite
  25. Thrombasthenia
  26. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  27. Ulcerative Colitis
  28. Von Willebrand's Disease
  29. Yellow Fever
  30. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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