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657 Possible Causes for Electrolyte Imbalance, Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Hyponatremia

    Patients presenting with orthostatic hypotension and normal plasma sodium concentrations are frequently admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of dehydration.[doi.org] Bowel preparation for colonoscopy and/or colorectal surgery can cause electrolyte imbalances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hypotension.[vaprisol.com]

  • Heat Stroke

    She was unconscious with hyperthermia on admission and later showed biochemical evidence of liver, cardiac and muscle injury and associated electrolyte imbalance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hypotension ).The person also may have a low-grade fever.[medicinenet.com] imbalance and inadequate perfusion to organs.[hkfsd.gov.hk]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    In any case, such tests are very helpful to assess water and electrolyte imbalances and to recognize acidosis.[symptoma.com] Complications • Dehydration Excessive loss of fluids and minerals (electrolytes) from the body& Electrolyte deficiency Kidney failure& • Acid base imbalance with acidosis[slideshare.net] Hydration should be considered when investigating the severity of symptoms, as severe diarrhea or vomiting could quickly lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances that[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com]

  • Purging-Type Bulimia Nervosa

    Consider admission for persistent and recurrent emesis alone (10 to 20 times a day), especially in the face of bradycardia or orthostatic hypotension.[acphospitalist.org] It can create other problems as well, including the following: Electrolyte imbalances. Electrolytes are chemicals such as sodium and potassium.[webmd.com] Bulimic behaviors can lead to electrolyte and chemical imbalances in the body that affect some vital organs.[healthmagaz.com]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    hypotension or tachycardia resting bradycardia halitosis lagophthalmos purpurae 2 Central nervous system Complications include global cerebral atrophy, subacute combined[radiopaedia.org] imbalance.[revespcardiol.org] Patients with anorexia nervosa are also more susceptible to orthostatic hypotension, bradycardia, and muscle cramping due to malnutrition and low level caloric diets.[physio-pedia.com]

  • Salt Depletion

    Clinical features include diminished skin turgor, dry mucous membranes, tachycardia, and orthostatic hypotension. Diagnosis is clinical.[merckmanuals.com] Abstract Electrolyte imbalance is sometimes produced by the administration of mercurial diuretics.[annals.org] ) electrolyte imbalance following ectopic or molar pregnancy ( O08.5 ) familial periodic paralysis ( G72.3 ) Other disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance Approximate[icd10data.com]

  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

    Also, women with hypertension, hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, recurrent syncope or any contra-indication to the use of gonadotrophins or dopamine agonists were prohibited[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical course of OHSS may involve, according to its severity and the occurrence of pregnancy, electrolytic imbalance, neurohormonal and haemodynamic changes, pulmonary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Electrolyte imbalance Electrolyte imbalance occurs due to the extravasation of fluid and resultant renal dysfunction resulting from decreased perfusion.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Jatropha Curcas Poisoning

    Abstract Jatropha curcas is common plant found all over India more commonly in the southern parts. Though it is a common cause of accidental poisoning among children in these parts, standard texts rarely cover it. Gastrointestinal manifestations are predominant feature of poisoning with the seeds of Jatropha[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Salicylate Poisoning

    Correct fluids and electrolytes Rehydrate to euvolaemia Correct electrolyte imbalance Correct hypoglycaemia Enhance elimination and treat acidosis Correction of metabolic[rch.org.au] Support patient with intravenous infusions as prescribed to establish hydration and correct electrolyte imbalances.[nursingcrib.com] imbalance, hyperthermia (temperature 39 C despite active cooling measures) or renal failure Discharge Criteria & Follow up Observe for 6 hours and if remains asymptomatic[rch.org.au]

  • Laxative Abuse

    A drop in these minerals can result in an electrolyte imbalance. This imbalance is harmful and can lead to muscle pain, spasm, irregular heartbeat even death.[bulimiahelp.org] Electrolyte Imbalance Laxatives work near the end of the bowel and impact not only absorption of water but also crucial electrolytes such as sodium and potassium.[eatingdisorderhope.com] Disturbances Chronic Constipation Bowel tumors Irregular heartbeat Kidney damage Electrolyte imbalance Organ damage Colon failure Death Failing to re-hydrate Many bulimics[bulimiahelp.org]

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