Cough, Gastrointestinal bleeding: 6 Possible Causes
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What causes cough and gastrointestinal bleeding? 6 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Types of Acid Reflux

Acid reflux symptoms are caused when stomach contents flow up from the stomach back into the esophagus, causing symptoms like heartburn, stomach pain, and burping.

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2

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer occurs when a malignant (cancerous) tumor forms in the lining of the esophagus, which is the muscular tube responsible for moving food from the throat to the stomach. As the cancer grows, it can affec...

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3

Hookworm Infections

Hookworms are parasites that affect the small intestine and lungs. Read more about the symptoms of this infection and treatment options.

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4

Anthrax

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Anthrax is a serious illness caused by a microbe called Bacillus anthracis that lives in soil. Read about the symptoms of anthrax.

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5

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Kaposi's sarcoma is a cancerous tumor associated with a virus that typically appears on the skin and around the mouth, nose, genitals, or anus.

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6

Esophagitis

Esophagitis is inflammation of the esophagus that can be caused by acid reflux or certain medications. You may develop a sore throat or heartburn.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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