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127 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    This case report describes an unusual presentation of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, which was misdiagnosed as acute gastroenteritis in a 6-year-old girl. The patient later returned to the emergency department (ED) with severe dehydration from idiopathic central diabetes insipidus (DI). At her first visit, this[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Food Allergy

    Intern Med J. 2009 Jul;39(7):475-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2009.01967.x. Epub 2009 Apr 20. Author information 1 Campbelltown Hospital, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia. james.j.yun@gmail.com Abstract There has been an increase in the prevalence of food allergy in the last few decades. Adult food allergy may[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lactose Intolerance

    Stomach and Gut What You Need to Know Lactose intolerance is a condition in which an individual is unable to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and milk products. This condition often runs in families and can be developed by both children and adults. Lactose intolerance is most common in Asian Americans, African[…][hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report is that of a 42-year-old female who presented with a 6-month history of change in bowel habits in favor of increasing constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    The bowel sounds may vary depending on whether the patient has constipation (bowel sounds may be hypoactive) or diarrhea (bowel sounds may be hyperactive).[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction

    Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[fpnotebook.com] Diagnosis: Factors predicting Bowel Obstruction History of prior surgery Constipation history Age over 50 years Vomiting Abdominal Distention Hyperactive bowel sounds X.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[fpnotebook.com] But 48 hours later, (96 hours postpartum), abdominal distension, visible peristaltic waves and hyperactive bowel sounds re-appeared.[saudijgastro.com]

  • Colitis

    Abstract Amphetamine induced ischaemic colitis is an exceedingly rare presentation of amphetamine toxicity. The cases reported in the literature have described mild or transient disease. We present a fatal case of ischaemic colitis induced by amphetamine use in a 44-year-old woman who presented in extremis after a[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com] Hyperactive, high-pitched bowels sounds at the beginning and then hypoactive bowel sounds as obstruction progresses and bowel muscles fatigue. Tachycardia. Fever.[clinicaladvisor.com] The end results can be bowel ischemia, necrosis, and/or perforation.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Toddler's Diarrhea

    AIM: As there is no report of toddler's diarrhea (TD) from the developing world, we have analyzed our experience of 191 children ( METHODS: Clinical details, investigations and outcome were retrieved and recorded in a proforma. TD was ascribed in those who had normal growth and no evidence of malabsorption or[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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