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12 Possible Causes for Diarrhea due to Laxative Abuse, Vitamin Deficiency

  • Laxative Abuse

    Occasional laxative use usually doesn't have consequences, but long-term use can create a host of complications, including anemia and vitamin deficiencies.[]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    KEYWORDS: anorexia nervosa; cobalamin deficiency; sensory neuropathy; vitamin B12[] Her vitamin D deficiency had been overlooked for years.[] In addition, patients with NI may have multiple vitamin deficiencies, with accompanying Table 4 ( 12 12. Ipecac syrup (visited Aug 3, 2011). ).[]

  • Purging-Type Bulimia Nervosa

    Thiamin (vitamin B1) deficiency There is a large amount of D______________ C___________ with Eating disorders -some bonus information DIAGNOSTIC CROSSOVER -bidirectional transitions[] The diet should be supplemented with vitamins and minerals as micronutrient deficiencies are common.[] Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies- The body needs certain vitamins and minerals in order to function properly.[]

  • VIPoma

    Differential Diagnosis Causes of secretory diarrhea in adults of the developed countries include laxative abuse, carcinoid syndrome, microscopic colitis, and bile salt malabsorption[] Pellagra is a disease of nutritional deficiency that causes symptoms such as skin rash due to a lack of niacin (vitamin B3).[] due to ileal resection.[]

  • Laxative

    Don’t use these products for longer than a week, as some have been shown to cause vitamin deficiencies and they might also interact with some medications by affecting how[] If mineral oil is used often, it can cause deficiencies of vitamins A, D, E, and K. Castor oil is a stimulant laxative.[]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Causes of gastrointestinal loss of magnesium include diarrhea and vomiting and abuse of laxatives.[] For infants with newly diagnosed leukemia and prolonged hypocalcemia, vitamin D deficiency should be considered in the differential diagnosis and managed appropriately.[] ABBREVIATIONS: BMI body mass index non-VDD non-vitamin D deficient PTH parathyroid hormone VDD vitamin D deficient.[]

  • Chronic Diarrhea

    Obvious underweight, fatigue, diarrhea and pale skin due to anemia are typical symptoms.[] […] wheezing crackles abdomen tenderness masses (stool, abscess, tumour, organomegaly) rectum: perianal disease, prolapse, Hirschpruing disease, constipation vitamin deficiency[] Attention should be paid to replacing any mineral and vitamin deficiencies, especially calcium, potassium, magnesium and zinc.[]

  • Hypokalemia

    Diarrhea due to laxative abuse is an occasional cause of hypokalemia in the adolescent or adult. Enema abuse is a related cause of hypokalemia.[] D deficiency hypomagnesemia inhibits PTH release pancreatitis alkalemia Presentation seizures tetany Chvostek sign ipsilateral facial muscle contraction caused by tapping[] Gastrointestinal losses of potassium usually are due to prolonged diarrhea or vomiting, chronic laxative abuse, inadequate dietary intake of potassium, intestinal obstruction[]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    Causes of gastrointestinal loss of magnesium include diarrhea and vomiting and abuse of laxatives.[] ( E58 - E61 ) parathyroid disorders ( E20 - E21 ) vitamin D deficiency ( E55.- ) Disorders of mineral metabolism Approximate Synonyms Hypomagnesemia (low magnesium level)[] Vitamin D Deficiency.[]

  • Primary Hypomagnesemia with Secondary Hypocalcemia

    The initial high ALP, which improved with vitamin D treatment and calcium, could indicate the presence of a coexisting mild vitamin D deficiency, which can be either nutritional[] Causes of gastrointestinal loss of magnesium include diarrhea and vomiting and abuse of laxatives.[] D abnormalities – Vitamin D deficiency – Rickets (VDR or Renal hyroxylase abnormalities) • Binding of Calcium – Hyperphosphate states (Crush injury, Tumor lysis, etc.) –[]

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