What are the signs and symptoms of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB)?

Updated: Sep 01, 2021
  • Author: Bennie Ray Upchurch, III, MD, FACP, AGAF, FACG, FASGE; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Signs and symptoms of acute UGIB [1] include the following:

  • Hematemesis
  • Melena
  • Hematochezia
  • Syncope
  • Presyncope
  • Dyspepsia
  • Epigastric pain
  • Heartburn
  • Diffuse abdominal pain
  • Dysphagia
  • Weight loss
  • Jaundice

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