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65 Possible Causes for Constipation, Sunken Fontanelle

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Mild to moderate dehydration can cause dry mouth, fatigue, sleepiness, thirst, decreased urine output, dry skin, constipation, and dizziness.[] Constipation with overflow. Gastritis, perhaps from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) or alcohol abuse.[] […] appearance to the eyes Sunken soft spot on an infant's head (fontanelle) Most viruses and bacteria are passed from person to person by unwashed hands.[]

  • Dehydration

    Constipation - After food is eaten, it is broken down in the small intestine and the non-essential portion of the food gets converted to waste.[] Signs of Dehydration Mild Thirst Dry lips Slightly dry mouth membranes Moderate Very dry mouth membranes Sunken eyes Sunken fontanelle (soft spot) on infant’s head.[] […] eyes, (in infant – sunken fontanel, the soft spot on the head), limited, very dark urine, cramps, stiff and/or painful joints, severe irritability, severe headache, few or[]

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    Consume plenty of high-fiber foods and fruit juices to prevent or treat constipation.[] Symptoms of dehydration include: Dry skin Dry mucous membranes (sticky mouth) /reduced tears Sunken appearance to eyes Sunken fontanelles (soft spot in the skull) in infants[] Complications Inadequate fluid consumption can result in the following complications: Dehydration Dry skin Dry mucous membranes Sunken appearance to eyes Sunken fontanelles[]

  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

    A one-year-boy presented with constipation, fever, failure to thrive and developmental delay from the neonatal period.[] Symptoms may include: Dry mucous membranes Dry skin Sunken appearance to eyes Sunken fontanelles (soft spot) in infants Changes in memory or balance Other symptoms that can[] Disease definition Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI) is characterized by polyuria with polydipsia, recurrent bouts of fever, constipation, and acute hypernatremic dehydration[]

  • Diarrhea

    […] eyes sunken fontanel sleepiness irritability Seek immediate treatment if any of the following apply to your child: They’ve had diarrhea for 24 hours or more.[] Osmotic and stimulant laxatives, secretagogues, and serotonin 5-HT4 receptor agonists are approved for treating constipation.[] […] eyes, grayish skin, sunken soft spot (fontanelle) on your baby’s head.[]

  • Giardiasis

    Symptoms include watery diarrhoea, abdominal pain, wind, vomiting, fever, weight loss and constipation. These can last up to several weeks.[] Head and neck: Infants may present with sunken fontanels during massive diarrhea. Tongue may appear dry and eyes will appear sunken with dehydration.[] […] diarrheal illness may have the following symptoms Diarrhea: Stools are often greasy, foul-smelling, yellowish, and may alternate between diarrhea and constipation .[]

  • Food Poisoning

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder characterized by a myriad of symptoms, most commonly abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and constipation.[] In infants, in addition to the above, subtle signs of dehydration may include poor muscle tone, poor suckling, and sunken fontanelle.[] Constipation is the first sign of disease; this is followed by the same neurological signs seen in the adult.[]

  • Poisoning

    They may even be flu-like, and include constipation, nausea, stomachaches, and fatigue.[] In infants, in addition to the above, subtle signs of dehydration may include poor muscle tone, poor suckling, and sunken fontanelle.[] Long-term lead exposure can also cause non-specific symptoms such as abdominal pain, constipation, and feeling distracted, forgetful, irritable or depressed, the CDC says.[]

  • Hyponatremia

    Breathlessness, depressiveness, nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, constipation, and weakness were significantly more frequent in patients with hyponatremia.[] fontanelle) have a dry mouth have dark-yellow pee have cold and blotchy-looking hands and feet Once the dehydration has been treated your child will need to maintain their[] […] injury to intravenous site, orthostatic hypotension More common : nausea, pollakiuria, polyuria, thirst, xerostomia Less common : anemia, atrial fibrillation, confusion, constipation[]

  • Febrile Convulsions

    […] including diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes in children; the asthma emergency; treatment of UTIs; palliative care of the dying child; epilepsy in children; severe constipation[] This includes: a dry mouth sunken eyes a lack of tears when crying a sunken fontanelle – the soft spot usually found at the top of a young child's head Seeing a doctor Febrile[]

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