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495 Possible Causes for Abdominal Cramps, Chronic Diarrhea, Electrolyte Imbalance

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Usual symptoms include chronic diarrhea, sometimes with traces of blood and mucus, spastic abdominal pain, increased body temperature, lack of appetite and loss of body weight[] Complications may include: Dehydration with electrolyte imbalance Perforation of (hole through) the colon Toxic megacolon Death Call your provider if you have the following[] A 73-year-old woman presented with chronic watery diarrhea and abdominal cramping of six weeks' duration.[]

  • Food Poisoning

    […] may be bloody May be chronic up to 42 d in the United States Enterotoxin, hemolysin, and cytotoxin Positive stool culture Fluoroquinolones or TMP/SMX for chronic diarrhea[] Correction of fluid and electrolyte imbalance takes precedence.[] After brief incubation periods, all affected individuals complained of nausea and abdominal cramps. Four persons promptly experienced vomiting.[]

  • Traveler's Diarrhea

    Evaluation of the traveler with chronic diarrhea should include a careful examination for typical infecting organisms, such as Giardia and Entamoeba species, as well as for[] Most cases of TD are mild and resolve in a few days without treatment, but severe or protracted cases may result in significant fluid loss and dangerous electrolytic imbalance[] Traveler's diarrhea is often accompanied by other symptoms, most often abdominal cramps.[]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Clinicians should consider CCS in a patient with unexplained chronic diarrhea and ectodermal abnormalities.[] Following the disappearance of the mycosis and correction of the protein and electrolyte imbalance, the ectodermal abnormalities returned to normal and the patient remained[] Nausea and lower abdominal cramping subsequently developed and he lost 22.68 kg in weight.[]

  • VIPoma

    diarrhea persists for more than 14 days, it is called persistent, intractable, or chronic diarrhea.[] Interventions include managing complex fluid and electrolyte imbalances, chemotherapy administration and management of side effects, activity and rest alterations, safety[] A CT Scan Showing Tumor on the Pancreas – vipoma Symptoms Persons with vipoma will experience the following symptoms and signs: Nausea Abdominal cramping and pain Facial redness[]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Smectite in AIDS-associated chronic idiopathic diarrhea. Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 1998;44:231–234.PMID: 16495911. 37.[] Electrolyte levels: They can demonstrate electrolyte imbalance and dehydration in metabolic disorders.[] Abdominal cramping/pain was more common in women (12–55%) than in men (7–38%).[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    When such diarrhea is chronic, the associated general malabsorptive state results in malnutrition.[] Hospitalization may be required when severe fluid and electrolyte imbalances occur.[] Signs and symptoms include bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and pain on the left side, and unintended weight loss. 113.  Pancolitis.[]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Some gastrointestinal symptoms that can be seen with acute or chronic toxicity include the following: Weight loss, anorexia, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea and[] imbalances.[] Treat arrhythmias Correct electrolyte imbalance Beware drugs that raise plasma digoxin levels Amiodarone, Ca channel blockers, quinine DigiFab : digoxin specific antigen binding[]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    According to him, the diarrhea can become chronic day after day and month after month.[] Complications of C difficile infection can include dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, low blood pressure, and more serious concerns such as bowel perforation, kidney failure[] Resolution of diarrhoea and abdominal cramping was noted on 6-week follow-up visit. 2014 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.[]

  • Cryptosporidiosis

    All patients suffered from chronic diarrhea for more than fifteen days. Cross-matched 45 children suffering from chronic diarrhea were used as a control group (G3).[] […] tests to ensure your pet isn’t dehydrated or suffering from an electrolyte imbalance Urine tests to screen for urinary tract infection and other disease A fecal exam to rule[] METHODS: A cryptosporidiosis case was defined as diarrhea duration 72 hr, abdominal cramps, or vomiting in an animal research laboratory worker during July 14-July 31.[]

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