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518 Possible Causes for Abdominal Bloating, Electrolyte Imbalance

  • Ileus

    Multivariate analysis identified perioperative fluid or electrolyte imbalance (odds ratio 4.03; 95% confidence interval, 3.37-4.80; P 0.001) and male sex (odds ratio 1.72;[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You have abdominal bloating or pain that does not go away. You cannot eat. You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.[drugs.com] The symptoms of ileus are abdominal bloating caused by a buildup of gas and liquids, nausea, vomiting, severe constipation, loss of appetite, and cramps.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Toxic Megacolon

    Patients have distension of the colon and signs of toxicity such as elevated temperature, hypotension, decreased level of consciousness and electrolyte imbalances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Toxic megacolon is an acute form of colonic distension. [1] It is characterized by a very dilated colon ( megacolon ), accompanied by abdominal distension ( bloating ), and[en.wikipedia.org] Abstract Rotavirus is a leading cause of gastroenteritis in young children, which may indicate hospitalization due to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    A doctor may give you IV fluids to correct electrolyte imbalance. A catheter may be inserted into your bladder to drain urine.[healthline.com] Abdominal bloating and swelling. Abdominal pain, usually crampy. The pain usually comes in sharp waves and may get better for a while.[my.clevelandclinic.org] High fiber foods are thought to be associated with abdominal bloating and discomfort.[rarediseases.org]

  • Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

    All patients had received initial conservative management such as nil orally, nasogastric suction, rectal tube placement and correction of electrolyte imbalance for the first[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal distension and pain were the commonest symptoms, followed by vomiting. Fever was common in patients with perforation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Abdominal Distension; Colonic Dilatation; Colonic Pseudo-obstruction; Transition Zone[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paralytic Ileus

    Blood tests are required to determine electrolyte imbalance and dehydration.[symptoma.com] Some of the common symptoms can include: Abdominal bloating, swelling, or distension.[hellomrdoctor.com] Many things can cause this condition, including: Bacteria and viruses Electrolyte imbalance (such as low potassium) Medications (especially narcotics and antidepressants)[study.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    In any case, such tests are very helpful to assess water and electrolyte imbalances and to recognize acidosis.[symptoma.com] Abdominal distension: 22% (44) cases had associated abdominal distension. 81.8% (36/44) of Hyponatremic children had distension of abdomen. 5.1% (8/143) of Isonatremic children[omicsonline.org] Hydration should be considered when investigating the severity of symptoms, as severe diarrhea or vomiting could quickly lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances that[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    Aliskiren, a direct renin inhibitor, in combination with potassium and magnesium oral supplements was effective in ameliorating the electrolytic imbalance without any adverse[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Failures to thrive, chronic diarrhea, vomiting abdominal distension are usual symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Patients with eating disorders are at risk for electrolyte imbalances that can lead to life-threatening complications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Constipation

    May cause electrolyte imbalance, especially in young children or patients with renal insufficiency.[web.archive.org] Lubiprostone-treated patients reported significant improvements in stool consistency, straining, and constipation severity at all weeks, and in abdominal bloating at week[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Normal saline is normally used for a cleansing enema because it is isotonic solution and therefore, does not cause electrolyte imbalance, unlike the tap water.[peoi.org]

  • Cholelithiasis

    The patient recovered almost fully with no electrolyte imbalance and normal plasma renin and aldosterone, leading to the diagnosis of secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism associated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal bloating, low grade fever with chills, indigestion and belching may also be present.[medindia.net] An infant presented with abdominal distension and failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    As a neonate, she presented with vomiting, skin pigmentation, and electrolyte imbalance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] swelling Abdominal bloating Pain during intercourse Nausea accompanied by vomiting Severe pain in the pelvic region during menstrual cycle Pain experienced in the thighs[symptoma.com] When symptoms do occur, they may include pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, abdominal bloating or fullness, painful bowel movements or problems with urination.[roswellpark.org]

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