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37 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Increased Abdominal Girth, Nausea

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract BACKGROUND: Ondansetron use for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy has increased in the last years, although its maternal and fetal safety is not conclusive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical Exam Physical examination findings include: abdominal distension (more prevalent in distal obstructions), hyperactive bowel sounds (early), or hypoactive bowel sounds[saem.org]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] We present the case of a 61-year-old man with no previous surgery who presented with central abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 66-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of lower abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting.[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] The diagnosis of adult obstruction was made from a history of constipation, abdominal distension, abdominal pain, nausea, and radiographic features of large bowel obstruction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common symptoms include not being able to pass gas or have a bowel movement, nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal swelling and pain.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction

    Patients showed symptoms between 1 and 20 days postoperatively and had findings ranging from hypoactive (45%), to normal (30%), to hyperactive (25%) bowel sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] post Share on other sites evolvingrn works as a RN. 8,200 Visitors; 1,035 Posts They don't always need and NG tube. if the patient is not throwing up or feeling extreme nausea[allnurses.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]

  • Lactose Intolerance

    Symp-tom onset occurred 30 minutes after lactose ingestion, especially nausea, bloating, and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Discharged on dual antiplatelet therapy, rosuvastatin, perindopril and carvedilol, he was repeatedly readmitted in the following days for abdominal pain/bloating, diarrhea and nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea, borborygmi, flatulence, diarrhea and others were noted for 24 hours and blood glucose was estimated at 0 hour and 30 minutes after 50 gm[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    Nutrition supplementation is required for many patients with CIP due to symptoms of dysphagia, nausea, vomiting, and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 50-year-old woman with a typical history of chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction was admitted to hospital because of an acute episode of abdominal cramps, nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Remember what it was like, the nausea, the vomiting, the pain.[sarasarmy.com]

  • Ileus

    Postoperative nausea and vomiting have high incidences.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Continued absence of bowel sounds suggests paralytic ileus whereas hyperactive bowel sounds may indicate a mechanical ileus ( Ruis-Tovar etal., 2010 ).[nursingcenter.com] […] gastrointestinal tract and especially the small intestine that is marked by the absence of peristalsis, is usually accompanied by abdominal pain, bloating, and sometimes nausea[merriam-webster.com]

  • Obstipation

    ‘A 27-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of progressively worsening abdominal pain, nausea, emesis, and obstipation following a weekend[en.oxforddictionaries.com] […] light blue color Fit, young woman holding a circle made out of vegetables over her abdomen man suffering from stomach ache, diarrhea, constipation, acid reflux, indigestion, nausea[shutterstock.com] You may also have bloating, nausea, or vomiting. What increases my risk for obstipation?[drugs.com]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Small Intestine

    Severe nausea and vomiting because of a blockage inthe small bowel by the enlarging cancer: Doctors frequently diagnose small intestine cancer during surgery for unexplained[emedicinehealth.com] Those who experience pain, nausea, or diarrhea may want to discuss treatments options with their doctor to ease these side effects.[encyclopedia.com] An obstruction—when the flow of food is completely blocked—may cause intense pain, nausea and vomiting and typically requires immediate surgery.[cancercenter.com]

  • 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] Ginger for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Powdered ginger can be a highly effective, cheap, easy-to-use, safer treatment for nausea, migraine headaches[nutritionfacts.org] 13 computed tomography of the abdomen, 14 and plethysmographic measurement showing increased abdominal girth at the end of the day but decreased girth overnight after fasting[doi.org]

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