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890 Possible Causes for Chronic Diarrhea, Elevated Sedimentation Rate, Fatigue, Globulins Increased

  • Whipple Disease

    The classic profile of the patient is that of a middle-aged man presenting with fever, chronic diarrhea, and arthralgias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 72-year-old man presented with a 6-month history of dysphagia, fatigue, 60-lb weight loss, and central nervous system (CNS) deficits.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory tests may provide several nonspecific findings that in combination can be suggestive of diagnoses such as: hypoalbuminemia, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate[scielo.br] Whipple disease is a rare systemic bacterial infection characterized by migratory polyarthralgia and chronic diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Behçet Disease

    An inflammatory work-up included a chest x-ray, Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP), and complete blood count (CBC).[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] I have gastrointestinal symptoms, ulcers throughout my GI tract, severe abdominal pains and chronic diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, eye inflammation— specifically Uveitis/Iritis[globalgenes.org] We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition. Last updated: November 24, 2018[patientslikeme.com] […] may be accompanied by cold pain The sores are pale red The sores tend to grow hollow Dry, rough, painful eyes A somber, white facial complexion Dizziness Head distention Fatigue[americandragon.com]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Common laboratory findings include mild anemia, mild leukocytosis, elevated C-reactive protein (CRP), and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).[clinicaladvisor.com] Diarrhea Diarrhea that lasts for more than 4 weeks is one of the most common symptoms of Crohn's, and it's caused by chronic inflammation.[prevention.com] A 53-year-old man with Crohn's disease treated with adalimumab was hospitalised with abdominal pain, fatigue, fever and chills.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory blood tests may show elevated white blood cell counts and sedimentation rates, both of which suggest infection or inflammation.[medicinenet.com]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    diarrhea (over 1 month), diagnosed by histology or stool microscopy; (3) bronchial or pulmonary candidiasis, diagnosed by microscopy or by presence of characteristic white[cdc.gov] Fatigue was defined by patient self-report. The outcomes were the prevalence of fatigue and the potential risk factors of fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had a history of chronic diarrhea, progressive dyspnea and loss of approximately 20kg in eight months.[scielo.br] Other common symptoms include chronic diarrhea and nerve problems.[ucsfhealth.org]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    Pancreatits Pancreatic Pseudocyst Acute Bowel Disorders Diarrhea Lower GI Bleed Volvulus Appendicitis Ischemic Colitis Mesenteric Ischemia Small Bowel Obstruction Large Bowel[medbullets.com] However, it can invade your colon wall, causing symptoms of: fever colitis fatigue nausea diarrhea tenesmus bloody stools intestinal gas loss of appetite severe dehydration[healthblurbs.com] Diagnostic Tests/Procedures Lab: anemia, leukocytosis, an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and abnormal liver function tests, especially an elevated serum alkaline[enotes.tripod.com] The diagnosis was based on: 1) clinical findings (right upper quadrant pain, fever, malaise or fatigue, vomiting, weight loss, hepatomegaly, and/or dehydration signs) 2) sonographic[omicsonline.org]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Erythrocyte sedimentation rate may be elevated in patients with a monoclonal protein and both erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein may be elevated in patients[bloodjournal.org] We report a case of systemic amyloidosis that presented primarily as chronic diarrhea in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These deposits damage normal tissues, leading to the symptoms or signs of this illness: Bleeding in the skin Fatigue Irregular heartbeat Numbness of hands and feet Rash Shortness[nlm.nih.gov] Octreotide decreases diarrhea in many patients, but chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction usually is refractory to treatment.[cjasn.asnjournals.org]

  • Chronic Inflammation

    It was confirmed that increasing markers of inflammation followed increasing stages of colorectal cancer, depth of tumor invasion and the occurrence of metastatic disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here are 9 potential causes of chronic inflammation in the digestive tract… 1.[activebeat.com] Levels of habitual PA are lower in middle-aged and older adults with higher levels of chronic inflammation and greater self-reported fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lysosomal contents - neutrophils and monocytes - lysozyme, acid hydrolyses - controlled by alpha 1 antitrypsin and alpha 2 macro globulin 8.[quizlet.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG [Privigen]) (2 g per kilogram of body weight) was administered over 5 consecutive days.[nejm.org] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) (P 0.005, OR 9.9, 95%CI 2.0-49.0) were independent risk factors for in-hospital mortality of PM/DM patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] diarrhea or constipation Silent aspiration (where the voice sounds gurgly or wet after swallowing) Voice changes (hoarseness, pitch changes or gurgly voice) Nasal regurgitation[curejm.org] Muscle weakness versus fatigue It may be easy to confuse muscle weakness with the general feeling of tiredness and weariness caused by fatigue.[dmpmandyou.com]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    Dermatomyositis and polymyositis have been linked to an increased cancer risk. Cancer, if present, generally determines the overall prognosis.[merckmanuals.com] Laboratory studies showed an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate of 24 mm/h. Blood work up revealed normal levels of calcium, phosphorus and PTH.[ijdvl.com] diarrhea or constipation Silent aspiration (where the voice sounds gurgly or wet after swallowing) Voice changes (hoarseness, pitch changes or gurgly voice) Nasal regurgitation[curejm.org] Muscle Inflammation causes muscle weakness , which can cause fatigue , clumsiness , not keeping up physically with peers, and eventually inability to perform tasks like climbing[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Intestinal Tuberculosis

    In the present study, we used the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay on endoscopic biopsy specimens obtained from a patient with chronic diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] a 31 year old HIV-positive woman, adherent to antiretroviral therapy, who presented with a 2 month history of progressive abdominal distention, drenching night sweat and fatigue[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DIAGNOSIS Laboratory tests Anaemia, lymphocytosis, and an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate are common in patients with tuberculosis.[ots1.narod.ru] On univariate analysis, a long duration of illness, chronic diarrhea, and anemia were significantly more common in CD (P 0.05).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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