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34 Possible Causes for Diarrhea, Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction, Salt Craving

  • Addison's Disease

    […] of a 50-year-old gentleman residing in western Sudan who presented with a 7-month history of generalized body weakness, easy fatigue, and frequent attacks of vomiting and diarrhea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] craving.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Excessive diarrhea and vomiting among patients may also benefit from the sodium supplementations.[symptoma.com]

  • Constipation

    Loperamide, anticholinergic agents, rifaximin, bile-acid binding agents, eluxadoline, and clonidine are used to treat diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Popcorn As far as cravings go, popcorn is one of the healthier ones—provided you don’t load it with butter and salt.[greatist.com] These include the following: Neurological disorders: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's disease, stroke, spinal cord injuries, and chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Intestinal Disease

    We postulate that immunosuppression due to malignancy, malnutrition and cancer chemotherapy was responsible for the unusually severe diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] I think that everybody has to find out what works better for them in terms of better digestion, less cravings, energy boosts, and in general, feeling better.[livingfullynourished.com] This chronic illness was characterized by diarrhea, steatorrhea, and intestinal pseudo-obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    We report this first case of acute appendicitis who presented initially with complain of diarrhea accompanying hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] GS most commonly manifests with muscle weakness, salt craving, thirst, nocturia, paresthesia (especially in the face), tetany, and abdominal pain ( 3 ).[clinchem.aaccjnls.org] Ogilvie's syndrome, or acute colonic pseudo-obstruction, is characterized by massive dilation of the colon without mechanical obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Orthostatic Intolerance due to NET Deficiency

    Causes include vomiting, excessive sweating, diarrhea, burns, diuretic use, and kidney failure.[msdmanuals.com] Interestingly, the salt craving common in ME/CFS and POTS could derive from salt’s ability to reduce endothelial NO levels.[prohealth.com] Case 2 On March 10, an 11-year-old girl with chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction syndrome, maintained on home TPN, sought care following a 3-4 day history of[cdc.gov]

  • Congenital Isolated ACTH Deficiency

    Bellaiche G, Fontaine H, Choudat L, Lusina D, Ley G, Slama JL (1997) Pancreatic involvement, ascites and diarrhea in idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome.[link.springer.com] craving Low blood pressure, postural hypotension Increased serum creatinine (due to volume depletion) Hyponatremia Hyperkalemia Signs and Symptoms Caused by Adrenal Androgen[slideshare.net] pseudo-obstruction, trisomy 21, ACTH insensitivity, or as part of syndromes like multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2b, sicca syndrome and Allgrove syndrome [ 1 ].[hon.ch]

  • Acquired Amyloid Myopathy

    This can cause numbness and tingling in the arms and legs, dizziness upon standing, and diarrhea. Families have their own pattern of organ involvement and symptoms.[sinoemedicalassociation.org] Patients exhibit exercise intolerance, proximal or extraocular muscle weakness, myoclonus, salt craving, ataxia, sensorineural hearing loss, or peripheral neuropathy.[rheumaknowledgy.com] Involvement of other smooth muscles (gallbladder, intestines) leads to other gastrointestinal ( GI ) complications (gallstones and intestinal pseudo-obstruction).[nature.com]

  • Hypoaldosteronism

    I would get flank pain and drop into “lows” that I didn’t understand, complete with feeling cold, diarrhea, weakness, exhaustion, nausea, loss of appetite, and extreme weight[cushingsbios.com] These biochemical changes cause weakness, postural hypotension (a decrease in blood pressure upon standing), salt craving, and heart block, which may be fatal.[britannica.com] pseudo-obstruction in MIDD patients (13,16-19).[scielo.br]

  • Autosomal Dominant Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia Type 6

    Diarrhea had not improved after a gluten-free diet.[em-consulte.com] Craving OMIM:601200 Pleuropulmonary Blastoma; PPB OMIM:173600 Pneumothorax, Primary Spontaneous OMIM:614590 Podoconiosis, Susceptibility To; PDCOS OMIM:615704 Poikiloderma[informatics.jax.org] Children with Pearson's syndrome characteristically present in early infancy with pallor, failure to thrive, pancytopenia, diarrhea, and markedly increased serum and/or cerebrospinal[path.upmc.edu]

  • Chronic Diarrhea

    Abstract Chronic diarrhea is a frequently encountered symptom in clinical practice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms include skin darkening, salt craving, weakness and lightheadedness. 4.[healthhype.com] pseudo-obstruction, and multiple food intolerance.[mdedge.com]

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