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71 Possible Causes for Hyperkalemia, Impaired Judgement, Vomiting

  • Acidosis

    Vomiting causes metabolic alkalosis because a lot of stomach acid is lost when someone vomits, and this leads to the reduction of acidity within the body.[study.com] She responded to thiazide diuretics and her BP is well controlled, and acidosis and hyperkalemia are corrected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of acidosis are: fast, deep breathing a smell of acetone on your breath nausea and vomiting stomach pains.[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Manage the sequelae of ACRF (hyperkalemia, uremia and volume overload can be life-threatening).[clinicaladvisor.com] Feeling of nausea or vomiting. Muscle cramps. Darkness of skin. Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Nausea and vomiting, sometimes with abdominal pain and increased salivation, usually appear 1 to 2 days later.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Abstract Cardiac glycoside toxicity is frequently associated with hyperkalemia and dysrhythmias in patients with renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her labs revealed digitalis toxicity and hyperkalemia. Actual lab values not available. With digitalis toxicity, hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are possible.[ecgguru.com]

  • Heat Stroke

    This may be a challenge if the person begins to suffer from nausea and vomiting.[medicinenet.com] Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyperkalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The associated hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis may lead to an acute renal, cardiac, and hemostatic failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    A 46 year-old female patient presented to the hospital with ongoing and progressively increasing fatigue, severe nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, palpitations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Read More CE/CME Hyperkalemia in Adults: Review of a Common Electrolyte Imbalance Author: Melanie Douglas, PA-C Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C Danielle Kruger, PA-C, MS Ed Although[mdedge.com] A 30-year-old Caucasian woman booked under Consultant care presented at 32 weeks gestation with vomiting and right-sided loin pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    Ondansetron is widely used in general practice for nausea and vomiting due to any cause.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are common electrolyte disorders caused by changes in potassium intake, altered excretion, or transcellular shifts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The main causes of hypokalemia are usually evident in the clinical history of patients, with previous episodes of vomiting, diarrhea or diuretic use.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    Other signs and symptoms might include confusion or dizziness, decreased urination, nausea and vomiting, headache, fatigue/weakness and malaise.[sharecare.com] […] may also: Give them supplemental oxygen Give them intravenous fluids and electrolytes if they are too confused to drink and/or are vomiting If untreated, heat exhaustion[en.wikipedia.org] This may be a challenge if the person begins to suffer from nausea and vomiting.[medicinenet.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    Chronic, severe vomiting or diarrhea and other causes of dehydration. This causes your body to lose electrolytes, such as sodium, and also increases ADH levels.[mayoclinic.com] The laboratory findings showed severe hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, and renal dysfunction. The patient started inotropic support and antibiotics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DeFronzo RA (1980) Hyperkalemia and hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism. Kidney Int 17: 118-134. Bankir L, Bardoux nP, Ahloulay M (2001) Vasopressin and diabetes mellitus.[omicsonline.org]

  • Electrolytes Abnormal

    She denies any fevers, chills, vomiting, or diarrhea. Her other medications include metoprolol, aspirin, and simvastatin.[clinicalgate.com] Hyperkalemia Pφ Severe hyperkalemia is a life-threatening emergency, requiring immediate treatment.[musculoskeletalkey.com] […] is called relative dehydration fluid volume deficit: hypovolemia may occur with just fluid loss or with fluid and electrolyte loss dehydration - hypovolemia hemorrhage, vomiting[quizlet.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A 66-year-old woman presented to an urgent care clinic for 2 to 3 weeks of general malaise, nausea/vomiting, night sweats, and dyspnea.[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] Children may vomit. Causes/Pathophysiology : Currently idiopathic.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

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