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126 Possible Causes for Hiccup, Paralytic Ileus

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Presents with cough, increased respiratory rate with shallow respiration, diminished or absent breath sounds, hiccups, dullness in percussion, tenderness over the 8th–11th[] Paralytic ileus is invariably present with generalised peritonitis. The principal signs of peritonitis include tenderness, guarding, rigidity and rebound tenderness.[] Anemia Symptom Subdiaphragmatic abscess symptoms common symptoms dull fever sustained fever fatigue sweating gynecological infection relaxation hot anorexia hiccup high fever[]

  • Abdominal Surgery

    This emergency situation may be caused by excessive stress on the wound from coughing, hiccups, vomiting or distention; inadequate or tight sutures; wound infection; diabetes[] ileus (sometimes called ileus ): short-term paralysis of the bowel Perioperative mortality (death) Shock Sterile technique, aseptic post-operative care, antibiotics , use[] Abdominal surgery may cause the small bowel to become paralyzed during the early postoperative period, a condition called paralytic ileus, according to MedlinePlus.[]

  • Anticholinergic Toxicity

    A phone call to the patient’s daughter reveals a ROS positive only for a medication change: chlorpromazine prescribed for hiccups.[] Impaired micturition/ urinary retention Vasodilatation and flush Hiatal hernia associated with reflux esophagitis Ulcerative colitis Paralytic ileus Obstructive disease of[] Although these are sometimes merely a nuisance that can be handled with countermeasures, sometimes they indicate more serious outcomes such as paralytic ileus leading to intestinal[]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    […] or slow sluggish movements Flank pain (between the ribs and hips) Hand tremor Heart murmur High blood pressure Nausea or vomiting, may last for days Nosebleeds Persistent hiccups[]

  • Atropine

    We describe three patients in whom hiccups were treated successfully by atropine.[] ., achalasia, etc.) as the drugs antimuscarinic effects may further decrease GI motility and cause paralytic ileus.[] Second, propofol may be considered causative of hiccups. Thompson and Landry (7) reported drug-induced hiccups.[]

  • Morphine

    The hiccups persisted despite various nonpharmacological and pharmacological measures.[] ileus), difficulty urinating (such as due to enlarged prostate ), disease of the pancreas ( pancreatitis ), gallbladder disease.[] Contraindications Hypersensitivity Paralytic ileus Toxin-mediated diarrhea Respiratory depression, acute or severe bronchial asthma, upper airway obstruction Within 2 weeks[]

  • Belladonna Tincture

    Persistent Hiccup The most common cause of persistent hiccup is continuous irritation of vague nerve.[] ileus, severe ulcerative colitis, toxic megacolon; myasthenia gravis; narrow-angle glaucoma; unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhages.[] Thus, it becomes effective in persistent hiccup.[]

  • Ileus

    […] drugs Certain health conditions or diseases, such as: Lower lobe pneumonia, Heart attack Symptoms Symptoms of ileus may include: Abdominal swelling Pain Vomiting Cramps Hiccups[] Paralytic ileus Clinical features • Paralytic ileus takes on a clinical significance if, 72 hours after laparotomy: • there has been no return of bowel sounds on auscultation[] There is also abdominal swelling, hiccups, nausea and vomiting and most patients will not be able to pass gas or stool.[]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    […] painful cramping Vomiting Increasingly painful abdominal swelling Progressive constipation, leading to an inability to pass feces or, sometimes, even gas Uncontrollable hiccupping[] BST significantly reduced early intestinal obstruction without increasing paralytic ileus after RC with IONB.[] […] no structural problem causing it Paralytic ileus, also called pseudo-obstruction, is one of the major causes of intestinal obstruction in infants and children.[]

  • Peritonitis

    Complications may include Peritonitis stops the movement of bowel contents (peristalsis), which can block the bowel (paralytic ileus) Septic shock – Fluid from the blood accumulates[] In peritonitis, the peritoneum will produce inflammatory factors that will lead to intestinal dilatation and paralytic ileus.[] ileus, hypothermia, leukocytosis, or other signs or symptoms of infection should prompt a diagnostic paracentesis for ascitic fluid analysis and culture ( Figure 1 ). [ 14[]

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