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1,012 Possible Causes for Constipation, Flatulence, Bloating and Distension, Hypokalemia

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  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Usually, the therapeutic approach is conservative based on the control and improvement of fluid and electrolytes disorders, particularly hypokalemia.[intechopen.com] A 27-year-old male presented with a history of gastric pain combined with nausea and abdominal distension that had been present for 5 d.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe the case of a 34-year-old man admitted in the emergency department with diffuse abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence and lack of transit for feces and gas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She developed persistent non-bilious vomiting that was associated with constipation soon after birth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    ., hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia) then it must be treated accordingly to avoid such problems as a cardiac arrhythmia.[clinicaladvisor.com] Abdominal bloating and distension in functional gastrointestinal disorders - epidemiology and exploration of possible mechanisms.[doi.org] Ispaghula therapy resulted in improvement in global symptoms and satisfying bowel movements (P less than 0.001) but produced no change in abdominal pain or flatulence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical study results in patients with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) are also reviewed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Celiac Disease

    This article describes a toddler who initially presented with recurrent diarrhea and weight loss with a significant secondary hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They may suffer from abdominal distension and pain, and/or other symptoms such as: iron-deficiency anemia, chronic fatigue, chronic migraine, peripheral neuropathy (tingling[celiac.org] A large clinical spectrum of manifestations accompanies the onset of the disease with diarrhoea, flatulence and weight loss being the most common.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This study aims to determine the prevalence of CD in patients with chronic constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ileus

    The patients had dilated bowels and hypokalemia; correction of the hypokalemia decreased the dilation.[ijam-web.org] This causes the air and food to get backed up in the digestive tract, which causes abdominal distension, or bloating, and abdominal pain.[sclhealth.org] […] moderate, diffuse abdominal discomfort constipation abdominal distension nausea / vomiting, especially after meals vomiting of bilious fluid lack of bowel movement and/or flatulence[en.wikipedia.org] Risk factors for constipation in the ICU According to Nassar et al, (2009), constipation occurred in 69.9% of the patients who stayed for loger than 3 days in the ICU.[derangedphysiology.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] Compared with the control group, the patients in the observation group with abdominal distension had earlier pain relief.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is in turn causes peristalsis above and below the area of obstruction resulting in loose motions and flatulence in the preliminary stages.[symptoma.com] CASE: A 29-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Constipation

    Bisacodyl Fecal incontinence, a low level of potassium in the blood ( hypokalemia ), abdominal cramps, and rectal burning with daily use of the suppository form Linaclotide[merck.com] Bloating, abdominal distension, and abdominal pain often accompany constipation.[en.wikipedia.org] […] dehydration, melanosis coli, malabsorption, possible deleterious effects on intramural nerves Bisacodyl 10-mg suppositories up to 3 times/wk 5–15 mg/day po Fecal incontinence, hypokalemia[merckmanuals.com] However, they have been associated with electrolyte imbalance within the colonic lumen and may precipitate hypokalemia, fluid and salt overload, and diarrhea.[web.archive.org]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Leukocytosis, hypokalemia, hypernatremia, and acidosis may be present, but they are not specific findings.[en.wikipedia.org] This report describes the case of a 46-year-old woman who presented with acute peritonitis associated with vomiting and abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Exudate in the abdominal cavity and flatulence usually develop in the later periods of the disease.[lecheniebolezni.com] In the early stage of the disease, diarrhea is a frequent symptom, but soon gives way to obstinate constipation.[henriettes-herb.com]

  • Diverticulitis

    Note: Those who have high blood pressure, heart failure, kidney disease or hypokalemia should take licorice under a doctor’s supervision. 5.[top10homeremedies.com] After 48 hours, the patient's clinical status deteriorated, with pain aggravation, abdominal distension, bloating, and metallic bowel sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, increased flatulence, and constipation amongst others.[symptoma.com] […] history of QT interval prolongation, patients with proarrhythmic conditions such as bradycardia or myocardial ischemia, patients on QT-prolonging drugs, and patients with hypokalemia[web.archive.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Rarely, DKA patients may present with significant hypokalemia.[web.archive.org] distension.[dx.doi.org] Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are less effective than other oral drugs in reducing plasma glucose, and patients often stop the drugs because they may cause dyspepsia, flatulence[msdmanuals.com] AGIs are less effective than other oral drugs in reducing plasma glucose, and patients often stop the drugs because they may cause dyspepsia, flatulence, and diarrhea.[web.archive.org]

  • Obstipation

    Hypokalemia was absent, but this was possibly due to the large doses of potassium chloride that he was taking in conjunction with diuretics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bloating, abdominal distension, and abdominal pain often accompany constipation.[en.wikipedia.org] Polycarbophil Bloating and flatulence Methylcellulose Less bloating than with other fiber agents Psyllium Bloating and flatulence Stool softeners Docusate — Stool softeners[merck.com] O bstipation Constipation and obstipation are earlier manifestations of the same problem.[cal.vet.upenn.edu]

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