Let's see if we can figure out what's causing your gastrointestinal bleeding.
Select additional symptoms and we'll narrow your results.

What causes gastrointestinal bleeding? 45 possible conditions

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



Preeclampsia is a condition in which a pregnant women has high blood pressure and protein in her urine after the 20th week of pregnancy. Abnormal swelling of the face and hands can be a sign of preeclampsia.

Read more »


Medullary Cystic Disease

Medullary cystic kidney disease is a rare condition that causes cysts to form on kidneys. Kidney failure may result, symptoms of which can include changes in skin color and itchy skin.

Read more »



Malaria is a life-threatening disease. It is typically transmitted through the bite of a mosquito infected with Anopheles. Nausea, chills, fever, and diarrhea are common symptoms.

Read more »


Whipple's Disease

Whipple's disease is a rare but dangerous bacterial disease that prevents the body from properly absorbing nutrients. The disease affects many parts of the body and is associated with a variety of symptoms.

Read more »


Carcinoid Syndrome

Carcinoid syndrome is a condition in which a carcinoid tumor secretes chemicals into the bloodstream. The cause of this rare syndrome is unknown and treatment involves treating the cancer.

Read more »

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