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63 Possible Causes for Bowel Distention, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Nausea

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract BACKGROUND: Ondansetron use for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy has increased in the last years, although its maternal and fetal safety is not conclusive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal radiographs showed air-fluid levels with mild bowel distention and shadows of roundworms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] A 66-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of lower abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal X-Ray Small bowel distention Nasogastric tube is seen coiled in the gastric fundus CT Head Left occipital extracranial soft tissue hematoma Left occipital epidural[ddxof.com]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com] The most common symptoms include not being able to pass gas or have a bowel movement, nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal swelling and pain.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Secondary Objectives: are to evaluate the symptom response (including abdominal pain, distention, bowel frequency and consistency, and nausea and emesis) and complication[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction

    Patients showed symptoms between 1 and 20 days postoperatively and had findings ranging from hypoactive (45%), to normal (30%), to hyperactive (25%) bowel sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] post Share on other sites evolvingrn works as a RN. 8,200 Visitors; 1,035 Posts They don't always need and NG tube. if the patient is not throwing up or feeling extreme nausea[allnurses.com] Diagnosis: Factors predicting Bowel Obstruction History of prior surgery Constipation history Age over 50 years Vomiting Abdominal Distention Hyperactive bowel sounds X.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    Nutrition supplementation is required for many patients with CIP due to symptoms of dysphagia, nausea, vomiting, and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Total parenteral nutrition was required, since even very small meals caused abdominal distention, pain, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 59-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a 6-month history of nausea, weight loss, and abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ileus

    Continued absence of bowel sounds suggests paralytic ileus whereas hyperactive bowel sounds may indicate a mechanical ileus ( Ruis-Tovar etal., 2010 ).[nursingcenter.com] Postoperative nausea and vomiting have high incidences.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Small Bowel Distention Causes An Ileus may be caused any of the following conditions: Abdominal surgery. Joint or spine surgery. Injury or trauma.[stomawise.co.uk]

  • Obstipation

    ‘A 27-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of progressively worsening abdominal pain, nausea, emesis, and obstipation following a weekend[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Osmotics cause fluids to flow in a special way through the colon, resulting in bowel distention. This class of drugs is useful for people with idiopathic constipation.[web.archive.org] […] light blue color Fit, young woman holding a circle made out of vegetables over her abdomen man suffering from stomach ache, diarrhea, constipation, acid reflux, indigestion, nausea[shutterstock.com]

  • Cecal Volvulus

    As regards clinical examination, it demonstrated a distended tender abdomen with hyperactive bowel sounds. Laboratory works were within normal limits.[saudisurgj.org] Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, cystic abdominal mass, and high-pitched bowel sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bowel sounds High rate of mortality, particularly in older patients ( Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2013;17:127 ) Radiology description Dilated loops of intestine Volvulus may[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

    sounds absent - hyperactive septicaemia AF heart murmurs INVESTIGATIONS bloods: unreliable diagnostically ABG: metabolic state lactate: elevation xray: exclude perforation[lifeinthefastlane.com] We present the case of an 84-year-old woman who presented to our emergency department complaining of an acute worsening of pre-existing abdominal periumbilical pain, nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They complain of anorexia, loose stools that may be bloody or dark (hemoccult-positive), abdominal distention or fever.[indjvascsurg.org]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    On day 15, he developed increasing abdominal distention with hyperactive bowel sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This has led to extensive investigations that have revealed an important role for cannabinoids and their receptors in the regulation of nausea and emesis.[en.wikipedia.org] Furthermore, prevention of colonic distention through more aggressive use of bowel regimens for the prevention of obstipation is critically important in hospitalized patients[emedicine.com]

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