Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abnormal Appearing Stool and Melena 26 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 26 conditions that can cause Abnormal Appearing Stool and Melena.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Abnormal Appearing Stool and Melena.
  1. Gastritis
  2. Intestinal Polyps
There are 4 somewhat common conditions that can cause Abnormal Appearing Stool and Melena.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  3. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  4. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Abnormal Appearing Stool and Melena.
  1. Cirrhosis
  2. Esophageal Varices
  3. Salmonella Infection
There are 17 rare conditions that can cause Abnormal Appearing Stool and Melena.
  1. Colorectal Cancer
  2. Hemochromatosis
  3. Hemophilia A
  4. Hemophilia B
  5. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  6. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  7. Ischemic Bowel Disease
  8. Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  9. Periarteritis Nodosa
  10. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  11. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  12. Scurvy
  13. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  14. Ulcerative Colitis
  15. Von Willebrand's Disease
  16. Yellow Fever
  17. 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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