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1,079 Possible Causes for Adults May Be Asymptomatic

  • Common Cold

    A number of the viruses that cause the common cold may also result in asymptomatic infections.The color of the sputum or nasal secretion may vary from clear to yellow to green[en.wikipedia.org] While a cough and a fever indicate a higher likelihood of influenza in adults, a great deal of similarity exists between these two conditions.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Urinary Tract Disease

    Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations.[labtestsonline.org] (Updated 2008 May 1). Urinary Tract Infection, Frequently Asked Questions. Womenshealth.gov [On-line information]. Available online at . Accessed April 2009. ( 2008).[labtestsonline.org]

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    While deficient levels of vitamin D are usually asymptomatic, infants and young children may present with classic features of bow legs, swollen wrists and delayed walking;[rcpch.ac.uk] Vitamin D deficiency can be asymptomatic, but may also cause several problems including: Osteomalacia, a bone-thinning disorder that occurs exclusively in adults and is characterized[en.wikipedia.org] , but may also cause several problems including: Osteomalacia, a bone-thinning disorder that occurs exclusively in adults and is characterized by proximal muscle weakness[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations.[labtestsonline.org] One-time screening for colorectal cancer in older adults who have never been screened may be cost-effective; however, it should not be considered after age 85 and for most[choosingwisely.org] (Updated 2008 May 1). Urinary Tract Infection, Frequently Asked Questions. Womenshealth.gov [On-line information]. Available online at . Accessed April 2009. ( 2008).[labtestsonline.org]

  • Acute Cystitis

    […] be asymptomatic May also be caused by obstruction, cystocele or diverticula May lead to pyelonephritis Uncomplicated: occurs in otherwise healthy nonpregnant adult women[pathologyoutlines.com] One-time screening for colorectal cancer in older adults who have never been screened may be cost-effective; however, it should not be considered after age 85 and for most[choosingwisely.org] […] the fecal/vaginal E. coli population with enhanced virulence potential (the special-pathogenicity hypothesis, J Clin Microbiol 2008;46:2529 ) Clinical features Patients may[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • 18-Hydroxylase Deficiency

    As clinical severity gradually improves with age, affected adults are usually asymptomatic despite no mineralocorticoid therapy [ 5, 12 ].[bmcendocrdisord.biomedcentral.com] adults [ 12 ].[bmcendocrdisord.biomedcentral.com] However, termination of mineralocorticoid may lead to postural hypotension and hyperkalaemia when triggered by stress due to dehydration or reduced salt intake in some affected[bmcendocrdisord.biomedcentral.com]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    It can also affect adults; in addition, a nosocomial outbreak in a hematology unit has been reported. [17] Adenoviruses replicate readily in the human intestine and may be[emedicine.medscape.com] Adenovirus is shed in the stool for prolonged periods, particularly in children who may shed virus asymptomatically for months.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] […] cultured from asymptomatic individuals; thus, their presence in the setting of a diarrheal syndrome may be incidental.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Anemia

    […] men and postmenopausal women. 4–9 Asymptomatic colonic and gastric carcinoma may present with IDA, and seeking these conditions is a priority in patients with IDA.[doi.org] […] gastroenterologists (4–13% of referrals). 3 While menstrual blood loss is the most common cause of IDA in premenopausal women, blood loss from the GI tract is the most common cause in adult[doi.org]

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

    BACKGROUND: Undiagnosed sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may be common in the adult film industry because performers frequently engage in unprotected oral and anal intercourse[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The previous Task Force noted that there were no controlled trials that could prove the effectiveness of screening asymptomatic older adults for hearing impairment.[web.archive.org] Cervical HPV infection is found in 5–40 percent of asymptomatic women of reproductive age ( 1 ), and as many as 75 percent of adults may eventually be infected in their lifetime[doi.org]

  • Impacted Cerumen

    It has been estimated that 10% of all children and 5% of otherwise healthy adults suffer from IC, although the condition may be asymptomatic in a large share of these patients[symptoma.com] With regards to adults and as has been mentioned above, IC is most frequently observed in the elderly.[symptoma.com] The small and narrow external auditory canal of pediatric patients may partially explain the observed high incidence in this age group.[symptoma.com]

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