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1,029 Possible Causes for Dehydration, Hyperkalemia, Loss of Appetite

  • 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] Source:MedicineNet Hyperkalemia - Hyperkalemia is too much potassium in the blood. It can be caused by a variety of factors.[web.archive.org] Symptoms & Causes The most common symptoms are fatigue, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss, and abdominal pain.[niddk.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Clinical findings, external Dehydration, oedema, anaemia, sallow colour, pruritis, brown discolouration of nails, bruising (abnormal platelets); other findings may include[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Manage the sequelae of ACRF (hyperkalemia, uremia and volume overload can be life-threatening).[clinicaladvisor.com] Direct damage to the kidneys themselves Urine backed up in the kidneys Those things can happen when you: Have a traumatic injury with blood loss, such as in a car wreck Are dehydrated[webmd.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] Rapid respiratory rate (see tachypnea) Unusual and excessive sweating on face and/or palms Skin rash or lesions may be present Flank pain Loss of appetite Signs and tests[endocrinesurgery.ucla.edu]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    , 60 ml/kg for 6% dehydration and 30ml/kg for 3% dehydration.[rch.org.au] Hyperkalemia, low cortisol and high adrenocorticotropic hormone levels were found, indicating adrenal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite, joint pain and belly pain, salt craving, and darkening of the skin.[doi.org]

  • Acute Renal 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] […] of appetite Confusion Throwing up or feeling like you’re going to Chest pain or pressure Muscle twitching Seizures or coma (in severe cases) Stomach and back pain Fever Rash[m.webmd.com]

  • 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] Loss of appetite, belly pain, and vomiting. Confusion. How is DKA diagnosed?[myhealth.alberta.ca]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    If the mother is untreated to term, sudden worsening of hypercalcemia can result from loss of the placenta and dehydration Treatment Surgical treatment should be considered[shifrinmd.com] Read More CE/CME Hyperkalemia in Adults: Review of a Common Electrolyte Imbalance Author: Melanie Douglas, PA-C Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C Danielle Kruger, PA-C, MS Ed Although[mdedge.com] A 46 year-old female patient presented to the hospital with ongoing and progressively increasing fatigue, severe nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, palpitations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    Abstract This article reviews causes of marathon collapse related to physical exhaustion, heat exhaustion and dehydration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Loss of appetite and feeling sick 4. Sweating with pale clammy skin 5. Cramps in the arms, legs and stomach 6.[sja.org.uk] Check for signs of heat exhaustion The signs of heat exhaustion include: headache dizziness and confusion loss of appetite and feeling sick excessive sweating and pale, clammy[nhs.uk]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Be aware of treatment measures for dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. Dehydration Increase fluids of any kind.[zanecohencentre.com] We report a case of hyperkalemia, with concurrent hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia resulting in (1) peaking of the T wave, (2) a prominent U wave, and (3) prolongation of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fatigue, depression, loss of appetite and constipation are other features which can occur with electrolyte imbalance.[newtimes.co.rw]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Most cases come to medical attention because of nonspecific symptoms, including intrauterine growth retardation, dehydration, difficulties in feeding and inadequate weight[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It presents with asymptomatic hyperkalemia along with hyperchloraemic metabolic acidosis without significant renal function impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite, reddened and warm skin, headache, drowsiness, fruity-smelling breath, restlessness and ketones in our urine.[nhforsythendocrineconsultants.org]

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