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1,621 Possible Causes for Acute Diarrhea

  • Food Poisoning

    ) Contaminated water and food (eg, salad, cheese, meat) Acute-onset watery diarrhea starts 24-48 h after ingestion Concomitant vomiting and abdominal cramps may be present[emedicine.com] […] onset of abdominal cramps with diarrhea starts 8-24 h after ingestion.[emedicine.com] Increasing intestinal secretion by activation of adenylate cyclase in intestinal epithelium Symptomatic treatment C perfringens Inadequately cooked meat, poultry, or legumes Acute[emedicine.com]

  • Traveler's Diarrhea

    Studies in Selected Patients with Acute Diarrhea In patients with acute diarrhea, the following studies should be carried out: Fecal leukocyte determination Stool culture[web.archive.org] Abstract Stool specimens from 124 international travelers with acute diarrhea were tested for the presence of enteropathogens.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Acute diarrhea affects millions of persons who travel to developing countries each year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudomonas

    BACKGROUND: Pseudomonas oryzihabitans is a Pseudomonas bacterial organism rarely implicated in human infections. The bacterium has been isolated in a few reported cases of neurosurgical infections and patients with end-stage cirrhosis, sickle cell disease, and community-acquired urinary tract infections. Limited[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Our findings suggest that patients who are treated with antituberculosis agents, who develop acute diarrhea during or after therapy, should be evaluated for PMC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Napo and Glenmark released positive results from a phase II trial of crofelemer for the treatment of acute infectious diarrhea.[web.archive.org] All subjects had experienced acute diarrhea, defined as the occurrence of three or more unformed stools (soft or watery consistency) within the twenty four hour period preceding[web.archive.org]

  • Campylobacter Jejuni Infection

    In Sweden, Campylobacter species is the most common pathogen reported in patients with acute diarrhea [ 1 ].[dx.doi.org] Diagnosis and prevalence of enteropathogenic bacteria in children less than 5 years of age with acute diarrhea in Tehran children's hospitals.[emedicine.medscape.com] Most persons recover within 1 week [ 2 ], but the infection can last longer and can resemble acute colitis with bloody diarrhea.[dx.doi.org]

  • Salmonella Infection

    Abstract Infection with the nontyphoidal Salmonella is a common cause of food-borne disease that leads to acute gastroenteritis/diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Persons with diarrhea usually recover completely, although it may be several months before their bowel habits are entirely normal.[web.archive.org] 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Infectious colitis NOS Infectious enteritis NOS Infectious gastroenteritis NOS Type 1 Excludes colitis NOS ( K52.9 ) diarrhea[icd10data.com]

  • Diarrhea

    Title: Acute diarrhea - March 2008 Definition Acute diarrhea is defined as an abnormally frequent discharge of semisolid or fluid fecal matter from the bowel, lasting less[web.archive.org] Definition: Acute diarrhea is defined as an abnormally frequent discharge of semisolid or fluid fecal matter from the bowel, lasting less than 14 days.[worldgastroenterology.org] acute diarrhea.[doi.org]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    The patient referred an acute bloody and mucous diarrhea, lasting for three weeks, with no fever or rectal tenesmus. Stool studies were negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was hospitalized multiple times for complaints of watery diarrhea and tenesmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It may present with an acute or slow onset and follows an intermittent or continuous course.[icd9data.com]

  • Rectal Pain

    Fissures typically occur in the anterior or posterior midline and are associated with acute pain and occasionally with rectal bleeding.[lacolon.com] In some cases, there is constipation, less often - diarrhea. To diagnose the case, inspection of the anal canal is carried out.[iliveok.com] A person with anal pain Anal fissures are linear tears in the anal canal, commonly the result of constipation, a difficult bowel movement or uncontrolled diarrhea.[lacolon.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    In conclusion, this study reported the prevalence of EV infection with a wide variety of EV genotypes in children with acute diarrhea. Copyright 2017 Elsevier B.V.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] West Afr Med J 20:165–168 Google Scholar Olives JP, Mas E (2007) Viral acute diarrhea: clinical and evolutive aspects.[link.springer.com]

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