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76 Possible Causes for Brittle Nails, Diarrhea, Hyperreflexia

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    My guess would be that the Ca was not giving her diarrhea but that she was malabsorbing the Ca due to diarrhea and rapid GI transit.[endotext.org] Signs and symptoms include muscle cramps, abdominal pain, dry skin, brittle nails, cataracts, tetany, and convulsions Condition produced by greatly reduced function of the[icd9data.com] Hyperreflexia. Other symptoms and signs depend on the aetiology: DiGeorge's syndrome : Recurrent infections due to T-cell immunodeficiency.[patient.info]

  • Pellagra

    It is characterized by 4 "D's": diarrhea, dermatitis, dementia, and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Occasionally the nails become relatively concave rather than convex and become brittle. This condition is termed koilonychia.[fao.org] […] chronic alcoholism, and pellagra should be considered a differential diagnosis of delirium tremens and psychosis, especially if signs of gait disturbance, limb rigidity and hyperreflexia[mja.com.au]

  • Autoimmune Gastritis

    Patients referring with non-specific abdominal symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea and iron/B(12) deficiency should be investigated for the presence of AIG.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of iron deficiency arise independently of and prior to anemia-related symptoms, and include fatigue, restless legs syndrome, brittle nails, hair loss, impaired immune[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cytometry and cytogenetic analysis Spinal cord Myelopathy Spongy degeneration Paresthesias Loss of proprioception: vibration, position, ataxic gait, limb weakness/spasticity (hyperreflexia[wjgnet.com]

  • Graves Disease

    Though quite rare, this disease can also manifest with gastrointestinal symptoms such as dysphagia, heartburn, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and nails, tremors, difficulty sleeping, and an overabundance of energy followed by extreme tiredness.[ibmilwaukee.com] HLA-B8, Dr3 association Often incited during stress e.g. childbirth, infection, steroid withdrawal Presentation Symptoms heat intolerance weight loss hyperactive diarrhea hyperreflexia[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Autoimmune Pangastritis

    However, side effects can include diarrhea or constipation, depending on the type of antacid used.[news-medical.net] […] cytometry and cytogenetic analysis Spinal cord Myelopathy Spongy degeneration Paresthesias Loss of proprioception: vibration, position, ataxic gait, limb weakness/spasticity (hyperreflexia[wjgnet.com] Some antacids may cause diarrhea or constipation , so talk to your doctor if you experience any of these side effects. Shop for antacids.[healthline.com]

  • Acrodynia

    An epidemic disease characterized by disturbances in the alimentary canal (vomiting, colic, diarrhea), by nervous symptoms (especially pain in the extremities), sometimes[wordnik.com] […] hair and nails, red skin, paresthesia, hemiplegia Mild toxicity: [Se] 1 mg/L (serum); Serious: 2 mg/L * Silver Very high doses: hemorrhage, bone marrow suppression, pulmonary[emedicine.com] EDTA Succimer Manganese MFF (inhaled) Parkinson-like syndrome, respiratory, neuropsychiatric No clear reference standard * Mercury Elemental (inhaled): fever, vomiting, diarrhea[emedicine.com]

  • Hypocalcemia

    After further analysis, we assume that epoprostenol-induced diarrhea caused malabsorption (as other reasons were excluded), leading to nutritional osteomalacia with secondary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tissue deterioration is reflected in dry scaly skin, hair loss and brittle nails and, after more than a year of chronic hypocalcaemia, cataracts can also be seen.[symptoma.com] Severe hypocalcemia with serum calcium 7 mg/dL ( 1.75 mmol/L) may cause hyperreflexia, tetany, laryngospasm, or generalized seizures.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Thyroid Crisis

    […] bone marrow aplasia. catathymic crisis an isolated, nonrepetitive act of violence that develops as a result of intolerable tension. celiac crisis an attack of severe watery diarrhea[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] nails -slow DTR's Hypoactive bowel sounds -puffy eyes increases TSH T4 low to nl -hyponatremia -hypoglycemia -Levothyroxine -average full replacement dose of levothyroxine[quizlet.com] Tremor, hyperreflexia Anxiety and fragile emotional states Frequent bowel movements Thyroid Storm is a severe form of thyrotoxicosis.[pedemmorsels.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    She presented with muscle weakness, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea since one week. The initial diagnosis was TPP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] nails Slow heart rate Irregular period Sensitivity to cold Constipation Carpal tunnel syndrome Treatment for hypothyroidism Levothyroxine sodium tablets (aka Synthroid) can[piedmont.org] […] despite a voracious appetite Irritability Poor sleep Hypertension Proptosis with lid retraction and stare Warm, flushed skin Microcephaly with craniosynostosis Frontal bossing Hyperreflexia[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Symptoms of pernicious anemia may include fatigue, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, jaundice or pallor, tingling and numbness of hands and feet, loss of appetite, diarrhea[rarediseases.org] Symptoms you may experience: Fatigue, weakness, irritability, pale skin, headaches, brittle nails, decreased appetite, increased susceptibility to infections, and a decreased[gluten.org] nails, and thinning and early greying of the hair.[en.wikipedia.org]

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