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208 Possible Causes for Diarrhea, Muscle Weakness, 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] The physical examination was completely normal except for muscle weakness, hyperpigmentation on labial mucosa and skin in a patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] craving.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Diarrhea following organ transplantation is usually associated with infection and immunosuppression therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 69-year-old Japanese man with a history of suprasellar surgery and irradiation developed bradykinesia and mild fatigue without muscle weakness, myalgia, pyramidal or extrapyramidal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This situation may be associated with symptoms suggestive of chronic adrenal insufficiency such as hyperpigmentation, salt craving, and association with autoimmune diseases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bartter's Disease

    In western countries hypokalemia is most commonly caused by the use of diuretics, then by diarrhea (spontaneous or due to laxative abuse) or vomiting.[omicsonline.org] Clinical findings Proximal muscle weakness, failure to thrive, short stature, convulsions, tetany, cramps, ileus, gout, mental retardation, enuresis, nocturia, polyuria, salt[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Low blood levels of potassium can cause muscle weakness, cramping, and fatigue.[webmd.com]

  • Renal Salt-Wasting Syndrome

    ., emesis or diarrhea) may cause hypovolemic hyponatremia, but gastrointestinal loss was not found.[link.springer.com] […] wasting [ wāst ing ] 1. the gradual deterioration of an individual, usually with loss of strength and muscle mass; it may be accompanied by loss of appetite, which makes it[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] cravings, dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system (dysautonomia), and dehydration.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hypokalemia

    We report this first case of acute appendicitis who presented initially with complain of diarrhea accompanying hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurological examination showed a lower extremity muscle weakness with three-fifths muscular strength of the quadriceps and tibialis anterior muscle on both sides.[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]

  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy

    […] and fatigue, weight loss and decreased appetite, darkening of the skin, low blood pressure, fainting, cravings for salt, low blood sugar levels, irritability, depression, diarrhea[grainbininc.com] Other side effects of corticosteroids include muscle weakness, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, and weight gain.[grainbininc.com] […] for salt, low blood sugar levels, irritability, depression, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.[grainbininc.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    The patient presented with the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and dark urine after drinking large amounts of fluids that included alcohol and caffeine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 52-year-old Sri Lankan man presented with anorexia, nausea, fatigue, generalized muscle weakness, and cramps for 1 week.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] deposits on clothing after exercise and craving salty foods after long training session or races.[trainingpeaks.com]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    There are a number of causes of diarrhea (see Table: Some Causes of Diarrhea* ).[merckmanuals.com] Hypernatremia Muscle weakness, leg cramps, fatigue, lethargy, anorexia, nosia, vomiting, decreased bowel sounds/motility, arrhythmia, depressed deep-tendon reflexes, weak[memorize.com] Salt craving becomes more severe and is a warning sign of underlying problems.[drlam.com]

  • Autoimmune Adrenal Insufficiency

    Symptoms can include fever; seizures; psychosis; severe abdominal, back and leg pain; fainting; vomiting and diarrhea; and dysregulation of electrolytes, including elevated[mastattack.org] Symptoms include Weight loss Muscle weakness Fatigue that gets worse over time Low blood pressure Patchy or dark skin Lab tests can confirm that you have Addison disease.[medlineplus.gov] One month after admission, the patient presented to the endocrine clinic with increased fatigue, decreased appetite, weight loss, salt craving and darkening of the skin.[endocrine.org]

  • Gitelman Syndrome

    In addition, p-BS/GS can occur as a result of other inherited diseases such as cystic fibrosis, autosomal dominant hypocalcemia, Dent disease, or congenital chloride diarrhea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical spectrum is wide and usually characterized by chronic fatigue, cramps, muscle weakness and paresthesiae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 22-year male presented with severe episodic fatigue involving all limbs associated with episodes of sinking, palpitations, salt craving, increased thirst and frequent micturition[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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