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261 Possible Causes for Dehydration, Fainting Spells, Hyperkalemia

  • Addison's Disease

    Abstract A 22-yr-old, captive-born, presumed female Hoffmann's two-toed sloth ( Choloepus hoffmanni ) presented in respiratory distress with severe dehydration and symptoms[doi.org] spells sores in the mouth cravings for salt nausea vomiting irritability or depression If Addison’s disease goes untreated for too long, it can become an Addisonian crisis[healthline.com] Source:MedicineNet Hyperkalemia - Hyperkalemia is too much potassium in the blood. It can be caused by a variety of factors.[web.archive.org]

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    She had moderated to severe dehydration but no hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He presented in hyperglycemic, hyperosmolar, hyperketotic state with hyperkalemia, and peaked T waves on electrocardiogram.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperkalemia, however, masks the underlying whole-body potassium deficiency that occurs in DKA.[acutecaretesting.org]

  • Heat Stroke

    How can dehydration be prevented?[hopkinsmedicine.org] Submit Tips If a the person is complaining of being dizzy or lightheaded, get them to lie down immediately to Deal With Fainting Spells.[wikihow.com] Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyperkalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    People who are dehydrated or at risk of dehydration may need to be given fluids through a drip.[nhs.uk] Her hyperkalemia and kidney failure resolved after the surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dehydration caused by drastically reduced fluid intake or excessive use of diuretics (water pills) is a major cause of prerenal ARF.[healthcommunities.com]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    In this case report, an 11-year-old female with three previous admissions for dehydration was seen for dehydration and shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Aldosterone is the first-line defense against hyperkalemia.[emedicine.medscape.com] Symptoms: Headache Profound weakness Fatigue Slow, sluggish movement Nausea Vomiting Low blood pressure Dehydration High fever Shaking chills Confusion or coma Darkening of[endocrinesurgery.ucla.edu]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    Abstract This article reviews causes of marathon collapse related to physical exhaustion, heat exhaustion and dehydration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The victim of a fainting spell due to heat should be rested in a horizontal position for 15 to 30 minutes and should not immediately assume a standing posture without first[dtmag.com] […] and dehydration.[nextcare.com]

  • Malaria

    Doctors also watch for signs of dehydration, convulsions, anemia, and other complications that can affect the brain, kidneys, or spleen.[kidshealth.org] Doctors also watch for signs of dehydration , convulsions, anemia , and other complications that can affect the brain, kidneys, or spleen.[kidshealth.org] He was dehydrated, jaundiced, and drowsy. His chest was clear on auscultation, but he had hepatomegaly on abdominal palpation.[doi.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    CASE PRESENTATION: The proposita, 11 months old of age, was admitted for lethargy and severe dehydration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperkalemia, low cortisol and high adrenocorticotropic hormone levels were found, indicating adrenal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications occurred in 61 cases (67.0 %): asthenia in 88.5 % of cases, intense thirst in 32.8 %, symptoms of dehydration in 49.2 % and symptoms of hypoglycaemia in 18 %[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperkalemia

    We report a neonate with hyponatremia, severe dehydration and refractory life threatening hyperkalemia who was treated with dietary sodium chloride supplementation, potassium[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Therefore, insulin deficiency can cause hyperkalemia.[en.wikipedia.org] Acute episodes of hyperkalemia commonly are triggered by the introduction of a medication affecting potassium homeostasis; illness or dehydration also can be triggers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    This paper reviews recent data which imply: red blood cell dehydration, its abnormal adhesion properties to the endothelium, the participation of inflammatory phenomenon and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Care should be taken to avoid indiscriminate use of potassium supplements in IV fluids, and vigilance is needed when treating patients with medications that can cause hyperkalemia[clinicaladvisor.com] In two mouse SCD models, Berkeley and SAD, inhibition of red blood cell dehydration and sickling was achieved with correction of hematological parameters, splenomegaly, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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