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290 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Hyperkalemia, Sweating

  • Hypokalemia

    Abstract Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are common electrolyte disorders caused by changes in potassium intake, altered excretion, or transcellular shifts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Causes Hypokalemia always occurs as a result of excessive loss of potassium through the urine, sweat or stool.[rarediseases.org] Hyperkalemia occurred in 25,461 (7%) individuals, with 35.7% recurrence. Moderate/severe hyperkalemia occurred in 9059 (2.5%) with 28% recurrence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malaria

    […] in parts of asia, africa, central and south america, oceania, and certain caribbean islands; characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high fever, sweating[icd9data.com] […] days after the mosquito bites, the victim will suffer from headache; fatique; nausea; hard, shaking chills with a fever that lasts from 12 to 24 hours; rapid breathing and sweating[web.archive.org] It consists of A cold stage (sensation of cold, shivering) A hot stage (fever, headaches, vomiting; seizures in young children); and Finally a sweating stage (sweats, return[cdc.gov]

  • Heat Stroke

    Submit Tips If a the person is complaining of being dizzy or lightheaded, get them to lie down immediately to Deal With Fainting Spells.[wikihow.com] Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyperkalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The body cools itself by sweating and allowing that sweat to evaporate.[medicinenet.com]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    The victim of a fainting spell due to heat should be rested in a horizontal position for 15 to 30 minutes and should not immediately assume a standing posture without first[dtmag.com] , and low air humidity which can allow sweat to evaporate.[symptoma.com] The body cools itself by sweating and allowing that sweat to evaporate.[medicinenet.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    We present a case of an 85-year-old man who presented to the endocrinology clinic with symptoms of "fainting spells after large meals."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spurious hypoglycemia, hyperkalemia and hypoxemia in chronic hemolytic anemia. Isr J Med Sci. 1990 Nov. 26(11):606-10. [Medline]. Jokinen CH, Swaim WR, Nuttall FQ.[emedicine.com] Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the central nervous system resulting in hunger; sweating; paresthesia; impaired mental function; seizures; coma[icd9data.com]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    This is different from a syncope caused by cardiac problems because there are known triggers for the fainting spell (standing, heat, emotion ) and identifiable prodromal symptoms[en.wikipedia.org] […] depletion Electrolytes Electrolyte abnormalities from vomiting or diarrhea, or as cause of cardiac conduction abnormalities; clues to adrenal insufficiency (hyponatremia, hyperkalemia[aafp.org] Abnormalities of urination, salivation, sweating, and defecation can occur, though these are less common in PAF than in AAN.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Her hyperkalemia and kidney failure resolved after the surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] –Hemorrhage Redistribution of extracellular fluid –Hypoalbuminemia –Nephrotic syndrome –Liver disease Vasodilation –Sepsis –Anaphylaxis Skin losses of fluids –Excessive sweating[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] […] drainage) Rapid weight loss or weight gain, such as 3 pounds or more in 24 hours or 6 pounds or more in 7 days Fever above 100.4 F (38.0 C) or chills Muscle aches Night sweats[mountnittany.org]

  • Polycythemia Vera

    […] diagnosis, while the patient was still being treated with hydroxyurea and phlebotomies, he noticed worsening of general conditions and fatigue, and the appearance of night sweats[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Headaches Sweating and night sweats Ringing in the ears Blurred vision or blind spots Dizziness or vertigo Skin with red or purple hue, especially on the palms, ear lobes,[texasoncology.com] Others might have: Itchiness, especially following a warm bath or shower Headache Dizziness Bleeding or bruising, usually minor Weakness Fatigue Blurred vision Excessive sweating[mayoclinic.org]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Succinylcholine-induced hyperkalemia complicating the neuroleptic malignant syndrome .[anp.sagepub.com] Symptoms include high fever, sweating, unstable blood pressure, stupor, muscular rigidity, and autonomic dysfunction.[ninds.nih.gov] Be prepared for the development of hyperkalemia (refer to episode 34 for the treatment of severe hyperkalemia).[pharmacyjoe.com]

  • Addison's Disease

    spells sores in the mouth cravings for salt nausea vomiting irritability or depression If Addison’s disease goes untreated for too long, it can become an Addisonian crisis[healthline.com] Source:MedicineNet Hyperkalemia - Hyperkalemia is too much potassium in the blood. It can be caused by a variety of factors.[web.archive.org] […] present a 51-year-old male patient, who underwent hemodialysis therapy for 8 years, diagnosed with Addison's disease after having myalgia, skin hyperpigmentation, weight loss, sweating[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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