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97 Possible Causes for Chronic Alcoholism, Hematocrit Increased, Polycythemia

  • Cushing's Disease

    The above two tests may be falsely positive in conditions causing pseudo-Cushing syndrome such as obesity, acute or chronic illness, alcoholism, depression, drugs and high[symptoma.com] […] kyphosis caused by osteoporosis of the spine, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, amenorrhea, hypertrichosis in females, impotence in males, dusky complexion with purple markings, polycythemia[fpnotebook.com] The reported sensitivity of this test is 98 percent; the reported specificity is 80 percent. 4 Obesity, chronic illness, chronic alcoholism and depression can cause false-positive[aafp.org]

  • Stress Polycythemia

    In addition, drinking can also increase the red blood cells, acute drinking and chronic alcohol addiction can make respiratory depression, nocturnal snoring and sleep dyspnea[healthfrom.com] Abstract A case of stress polycythemia without symptoms of cerebral ischemia is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] concentration from either increased RBC mass or decreased plasma volume TYPES Primary polycythaemia ruba vera Secondary chronic hypoxaemia (cyanotic congenital heart disease, chronic[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Polycythemia Neonatorum

    Differential Diagnosis section highlights 50 new topics , including: alcohol-related seizures, dysentery and inflammatory enterocolitis, hair loss, cystic and solid pancreatic[books.google.com] Blood volume proportions can be measured as hematocrit level. A hematocrit of 55% is seen in polycythemia.[icd.codes] Neonatal polycythemia often occurs in children with ABO or Rh incompatibility.[symptoma.com]

  • Decreased Oxygen Carrying Capacity

    59 Progestins 376 Chapter 68 Peptic Ulcer 423 MISCELLANEOUS 430 حقوق النشر عبارات ومصطلحات مألوفة absorption acid acting activity acute administration adrenaline agonist alcohol[books.google.com] Increased Hematocrit can also cause the blood to clot which can block blood vessels leading to heart attack or stroke.[online.science.psu.edu] This study indicates that smoking causes mild erythrocytosis comparable to that seen in spurious or stress polycythemia.[bloodjournal.org]

  • Carboxyhemoglobinemia

    alcoholism.[enotes.tripod.com] Carboxyhemoglobinemia secondary to cigarette or cigar smoking or both caused elevated hematocrit values in ten of the patients, and in all 14 either red cell volume was increased[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract The effects of carbon monoxide (CO), polycythemia (PC), and cardiomegaly (CM) on cardiovascular function were investigated in adult rats in which the latter two conditions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Androgen Therapy

    […] failure, chronic obstructive lung disease, muscular disease, alcoholic liver disease, burn injuries and post operative recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lowered HDL cholesterol, increased hematocrit levels and abnormal liver function tests have been reported with certain oral or intramuscular testosterone preparations.[bumc.bu.edu] However, idiosyncratic adverse effects, such as disordered sleep and breathing as well as polycythemia, are also dose responsive, suggesting that dose escalation to increase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Altitude Sickness

    Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol, using sleeping pills, certain medical conditions like chronic lung disease (for example fibrosis, emphysema) and ongoing respiratory[theuiaa.org] The reason for this reset is not understood, though it has the effect of increasing the hematocrit (concentration of red blood cells) and perhaps improving the blood's oxygen-carrying[web.archive.org] Hyperviscosity secondary to polycythemia, dehydration, and cold exposure experienced at high altitude may increase the risk of stroke.[symptoma.com]

  • Anabolic Steroid

    […] disease, severe burn injuries, and alcoholic hepatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The worrisome combination of increased weight, decreased insulin sensitivity, poor lipid profile, and an increase in hematocrit have raised the concern for cardiac and thromboembolytic[doi.org] ., prostate enlargement and polycythemia) associated with testosterone administration. 17beta-Hydroxyestra-4,9,11-trien-3-one (trenbolone; 17beta-TBOH), a synthetic analog[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    […] ischemia Connective tissue diseases Infection, Poisons (alcohol,cobalt,Doxorubicin) • Restricted Filling: Pericardial diseases, Restrictive cardiomyopathy, tachyarrhythmia[slideshare.net] […] conditions that lead to an increased cardiac demand ( high-output state) Anemia Systemic arteriovenous fistulas Sepsis Hyperthyroidism Multiple myeloma Glomerulonephritis Polycythemia[amboss.com] Some of which happen as an acute, sudden effect, while others are chronic, long-term conditions. High blood pressure .[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Alcoholism . Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) . Depression . Epilepsy . Headaches . Heartburn . Hypertension . Infertility . Parkinson's disease . Psoriasis .[medlineplus.gov] This V/Q mismatch results in rapid circulation in a poorly ventilated lung, leading to hypoxemia and polycythemia.[emedicine.com] Alcoholism . Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) . Depression . Epilepsy . Headaches . Heartburn . Hypertension . Infertility . Parkinson’s disease . Psoriasis .[web.archive.org]

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