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332 Possible Causes for Decreased Bowel Sounds, Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice

  • Abdominal Angina

    Associated Symptoms fever and chills : inflammation or sepsis distension or bloating: intermittent with IBS, progressive with mass or ascites weight loss: malignancy or IBD[sharinginhealth.ca] […] in abdominal bloating, constipation, no further bloody stools, and an absence of bowel sounds.[diagnose-me.com] […] change in bowel habits: malignancy rectal bleeding nausea/vomiting : pain reflex, gastroenteritis, bowel obstruction jaundice : liver, biliary tree, gallbladder or hemolysis[sharinginhealth.ca]

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    On physical examination, there is usually diffuse tenderness in the lower quadrants with rebound tenderness and decreased bowel sounds being common.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Ileus

    […] flatus, decreased bowel sounds and decreased stool output.[clinicaladvisor.com] bowel sounds hypovolemia History & Exam Details Diagnostic Tests 1st Tests To Order serum electrolytes serum magnesium CBC abdominal x-ray Other Tests to Consider serum LFTs[online.epocrates.com] But often the distinguishing feature can be cramping abdominal pain and hyperactive or high pitched bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Hyponatremia

    Hyponatremia Other names Hyponatraemia, low blood sodium, hyponatræmia Sodium Specialty Internal medicine Symptoms Decreased ability to think, headaches, nausea, poor balance, confusion, seizures, coma [1] [2] Types Low volume, normal volume, high volume [3] Diagnostic method Serum sodium 135 mmol/L [2] Differential[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Renal Colic

    Renal colic is a type of abdominal pain commonly caused by kidney stones. Signs and symptoms [ edit ] Renal colic typically begins in the flank and often radiates to below the ribs or the groin. It typically comes in waves due to ureteric peristalsis, but may be constant. It is often described as one of the most[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Appendicitis

    bowel sounds.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Bowel sounds will be decreased or absent. A blood test will be given, because an increased white cell count may help confirm a diagnosis of appendicitis.[encyclopedia.com] Appendicitis is characterized by vomiting, a low-grade fever of 99 to 102 F, an elevated white blood cell count, rebound tenderness, a rigid abdomen, and decreased or absent[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Paralytic Ileus

    Additional symptoms that may accompany the condition are nausea, abdominal distention, vomiting, decreased bowel sounds, and also a mild level of tenderness over the abdomen[constipation-remedies.co.uk] Surgery, peritonitis, electrolyte abnormalities, medications, severe medical illness Nausea, vomiting, obstipation, distention Minimal abdominal tenderness, decreased bowel[quizlet.com] Interventions • Interventions Notify surgeon of changes in: o VS o Bowel sounds o Decreased urine output o Increased abdominal distention o Pain Maintain strict I&O record[slideshare.net]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Physical exam shows low grade fever, epigastric tenderness, and decreased bowel sounds.[medbullets.com] Physical examination demonstrated a distended abdomen, decreased bowel sounds, and diffuse tenderness to palpation.[pancreas.imedpub.com] Bowel sounds are typically decreased. Jaundice may be present. In severe disease, patients may present with altered mental status.[aafp.org]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis

    Bowel sounds are typically decreased. Jaundice may be present. In severe disease, patients may present with altered mental status.[aafp.org]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice
  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    We describe a case of bacteremic, leukopenic pneumococcal pneumonia with respiratory failure, accompanied by diabetic ketoacidosis and hypothermia. Pulmonary leukostasis may play a role in the pathogenesis of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in pneumococcal pneumonia. The patient recovered with[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Progressive or Intermittent Jaundice

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