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1,508 Possible Causes for Constipation, Fatigue, Hypokalemia

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Rarely, DKA patients may present with significant hypokalemia.[web.archive.org] Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an acquired disease of the neuromuscular junctions characterized by muscular weakness and fatigue, with a prevalence of 50-125 cases per million[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of CD include malabsorption and malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, iron deficiency anemia, failure to thrive, short stature, diarrhea, anorexia, constipation, vomiting[dx.doi.org]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    […] helpful to use as a framework to think about precipitants: - Increased ammonia production/absorption: - Excess dietary protein - GI bleed (protein load) - Electrolytes (hypokalemia[errolozdalga.com] These patients have poor navigational skills, get fatigued easily, and demonstrate poor insight into their driving deficits.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On admission, she had experienced constipation for seven days and exhibited a high serum ammonia level (251 μg/dL).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    She also had chronic hypokalemia and nephrolithiasis. Based on clinical presentation and work up, she was diagnosed with pSS and treated accordingly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 65-year-old woman with Sjögren's syndrome presented with recurrent abdominal distension, constipation, weight loss, orthostatic dizziness, loss of sweating and incomplete[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    MayoClinic.com: Low potassium (hypokalemia) MedicineNet.com: Low Potassium (Hypokalemia) eMedicineHealth.com: Low Potassium (Hypokalemia) Content of Selected Foods per Common[en.wikipedia.org] A 32-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with PBC at our hospital was found to have hypokalemia due to repeated fatigue for 2 years, and the etiology was unknown.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features include transient periods of muscle weakness and tetany, dizziness, abdominal pains and constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    […] also eliminates ketone bodies (2) insulin – turn off gluconeogenesis/glycogenolysis [K ] must be carefully monitored, since insulin causes K to enter cells – hyperkalemia Þ hypokalemia[d3jonline.tripod.com] Symptoms Stage 1 Rising blood sugar (due to one of the reasons listed above) Thirst, urination, low energy Stage 2 Ketones in the blood stream (ketosis) Thirst, urination, fatigue[insulinnation.com] Possibilities include headache, lethargy, irritability , leg cramps , constipation and heart palpitations .[dietdoctor.com]

  • Diarrhea

    The diarrhea resulted in hypokalemia and sodium depletion that made her dependent on twice weekly intravenous fluid and electrolyte infusions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recent Examples on the Web According to the Mayo Clinic, other physical symptoms associated with anxiety include: Fatigue Muscle tension or aches Sweating Nausea, diarrhea[merriam-webster.com] Osmotic and stimulant laxatives, secretagogues, and serotonin 5-HT 4 receptor agonists are approved for treating constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Hypokalemia may be present if hyperaldosteronism is diagnosed.[clinicalpainadvisor.com] Four patients had 1 dose reduction due to the following reasons: fatigue (1), abnormal liver tests (2), hypertension and (Takotsubo) cardiomyopathy (1), and headaches (1).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] case of one of the largest documented pheochromocytomas resected in the United States, an 18-cm tumor in a patient who presented with exertional dyspnea, abdominal pain, constipation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Here, we present a case of a heart donor with severe electrolyte imbalance, specifically severe hypokalemia, and severe hypernatremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] TWO PERSPECTIVES: FATIGUE VERSUS ELECTROLYTE DEFICIT Muscle Overload and Fatigue During sports competition and training or a variety of other intense physical activities,[journals.lww.com] […] the constipation.[ketogains.com]

  • Bartter's Disease

    Laboratory testing is significant for hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and metabolic alkalosis.[medbullets.com] Bartter described this syndrome in two African-American patients: a 5 year old boy and a 25 year old man with a long history of slow growth, weakness and fatigue.[flipper.diff.org] […] findings Proximal muscle weakness, failure to thrive, short stature, convulsions, tetany, cramps, ileus, gout, mental retardation, enuresis, nocturia, polyuria, salt craving, constipation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    An adult male with metastatic medullary thyroid cancer presented with hyperglycemia, hypernatremia, hypokalemia, hypertension, acne-like rash, and diabetes insipidus (urine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] appearance to eyes Sunken fontanelles (soft spot) in infants Changes in memory or balance Other symptoms that can occur due to lack of fluids, causing dehydration, include: Fatigue[nlm.nih.gov] Consume plenty of high-fiber foods and fruit juices to prevent or treat constipation.[healthcommunities.com]

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