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2,704 Possible Causes for Acute Abdomen, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Positive STD Test

  • Gonorrhea

    The possibility that positive test results may be false should be considered when patients have unanticipated positive test results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Next Steps After Testing Positive for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia Data and Surveillance California STD Data National STD Data Resources for Providers CDC Division of STD Prevention[cdph.ca.gov] Before conducting a follow-up of a positive STD-test result, public health professionals should consult the patient’s health-care provider if possible to verify the diagnosis[cdc.gov]

  • Hepatitis B

    During the incubation period and during the acute phase of the illness, surface antigen-antibody complexes may be found in the sera of some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute symptoms last anywhere from one to four months.[britannica.com] The most commom symptoms of acute hepatitis B are loss of appetite, nausea, generally feeling poorly, and pain or tenderness in the right upper part of the abdomen (where[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hepatitis A

    Symptoms of hepatitis A (and acute hepatitis in general) can include: Yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice) Feeling tired and rundown ( fatigue ) Pain in[poz.com] […] the upper-right abdomen Loss of appetite Weight loss Fever Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Dark urine and/or pale stool Joint pain HAV infection can also cause enzymes produced[poz.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    When a patient complains of abdominal pain, the various causes of an acute abdomen or referred pain should be considered.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] […] full feeling in the upper abdomen after eating Some symptoms associated with acute gastritis are also seen in other health conditions.[healthline.com] Patients with gastroenteritis should not have rebound tenderness, guarding, distention, bulges, pinpoint pain, or a board-like abdomen. 13 Duration: Acute infectious gastroenteritis[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Acute Cystitis

    […] with suprapubic tenderness. 10 Acute pyelonephritis should be suspected if the patient is ill-appearing and seems uncomfortable, particularly if she has concomitant fever[aafp.org] Patients with abdominal pain or tenderness are evaluated for other causes of an acute abdomen.[merckmanuals.com] Acute cystitis treatment Acute cystitis is commonly treated with the use of antibiotics. The treatment can vary in length depending on severity of the infection.[belmarrahealth.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Cholelithiasis

    Patients with acute ascending cholangitis are usually ill-appearing and septic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Due to the signs of acute abdomen and poor general condition of the patient, urgent surgical procedure was indicated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Biliary drainage and decompression Prevention of recurrence Differential diagnoses Differential diagnosis of acute abdomen Differential diagnosis of RUQ pain Abdominal Acute[amboss.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Acute Gastritis

    AJR Am J Roentgenol 173:357–361 PubMed Google Scholar Gore RM, Miller FH, Pereles FS, Yaghmai VY, Berlin JW (2000) Helical CT in the evaluation of acute abdomen.[link.springer.com] This includes signs of an acute abdomen, which may require surgical intervention Chemically-induced gastroenteritis, e.g., from alcohol, other drugs of abuse or other irritant[clinicaltrials.gov] Acute Gastritis: Symptoms Pain behind the breast bone (upper abdomen) and heart burn are the two most common symptoms of acute gastritis.[home-cure.net]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Retrocecal Appendicitis

    Clinical science Summary Appendicitis refers to acute inflammation of the appendix, and is the most common cause of acute abdomen requiring emergency surgery.[amboss.com] It is diagnosed either after contrast enhanced computed tomography scan of abdomen or after diagnostic laparoscopy for acute abdomen.[ispub.com] abdomen Pseudoappendicitis Meckel's diverticulum Colon cancer in the elderly may mimic acute appendicitis![amboss.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    However, patients who appear ill may have severe pyelonephritis or a complication of acute pyelonephritis and should be considered for hospitalization and further evaluation[aafp.org] Causes of acute abdomen. Causes of loin pain. Diverticulitis. Ectopic pregnancy. Endometritis. Interstitial cystitis. Nephrocalcinosis. Nephrolithiasis. Oophoritis.[patient.info] However, contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan of the abdomen established the diagnosis of pelvic ectopic kidney with acute pyelonephritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Generally patients appear acutely ill and sweaty and report feelings of malaise, while about 20% experience upper abdominal distention attributable to gastric distention or[physio-pedia.com] Comparison was first made in condition A between 32 patients with image-proven pancreatitis and 414 patients with nonpancreatic acute abdomen (the control group), then in[doi.org] […] may appear ill with MODS, or may initially appear well walled off necrosis acute necrotic collection that has persisted 4 weeks and developed a well-defined wall sterile[lifeinthefastlane.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test