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1,017 Possible Causes for Hyperkalemia, Lethargy, Vomiting

  • Acidosis

    Respiratory acidosis:Presenting signs can include lethargy or fatigue, shortness of breath, confusion and sleepiness.[symptoma.com] 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]

  • Acute Renal Failure

    Hughson, MD, of Shorsh General Hospital in Kurdistan, said the patients complained of weakness and lethargy.[renalandurologynews.com] […] and vomiting, abdominal pain pain 6.6 WBCs, protein 30 Increased cortical echogenicity, no hydronephrosis "Synthetic marijuana" 8 New York 33 Nausea and vomiting 3.3 Not[cdc.gov] Her hyperkalemia and kidney failure resolved after the surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Lethargy Weakness Shortness of breath Generalized swelling ( edema ) Generalized weakness due to anemia Loss of appetite Lethargy Fatigue Congestive heart failure Metabolic[medicinenet.com] 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]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Symptoms of digitalis toxicity that affect the central nervous system include: drowsiness, lethargy, fatigue, neuralgia, headache, dizziness, seizures, hallucinations, confusion[symptoma.com] 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]

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    Clinical presentation is heterogeneous, usually characterised by repetitive vomiting and diarrhoea, lethargy, failure to thrive until to dehydration with hypotension and shock[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory examinations reveal the presence of significant metabolic alkalosis despite the severe vomiting of the patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She responded to thiazide diuretics and her BP is well controlled, and acidosis and hyperkalemia are corrected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatorenal Syndrome

    On his 4th admission, there was lethargy, tense ascites, decreased urinary output, bilateral edema of the lower extremities and scrotum, serum creatinine of 6.2 mg/dl (reference[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 20-year-old Caucasian woman weighing 59 kg was admitted to the infectious diseases ward of a hospital in May 2009 with nausea, vomiting, and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hemodialysis may be useful in patients fit for liver transplant who develop problems like metabolic acidosis, volume overload or refractory hyperkalemia (high blood potassium[medindia.net]

  • Hypokalemia

    Abstract Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are common electrolyte disorders caused by changes in potassium intake, altered excretion, or transcellular shifts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ondansetron is widely used in general practice for nausea and vomiting due to any cause.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with hypertension who frequently complain of unrefreshed sleep, daytime sleepiness, impaired concentration, fatigue, and lethargy commonly suffer from hypokalemia[empr.com]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    We report a case of hyperkalemia, with concurrent hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia resulting in (1) peaking of the T wave, (2) a prominent U wave, and (3) prolongation of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] main yours all (9) breznik 's version from 2012-02-26 05:37 Section Question Answer Lethargy, confusion, apprehension, muscle twitching, abdominal cramps, anorexia, nosia, vomiting[memorize.com] Hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, dehydration, and metabolic acidosis are the primary findings that permit the diagnosis of CAH.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyponatremia

    The laboratory findings showed severe hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, and renal dysfunction. The patient started inotropic support and antibiotics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Thirteen months later, he was hospitalized for lethargy and hyponatremia of 108 mEq/L, with an antidiuretic hormone level of 2.5 pg/mL, which suggested syndrome of inappropriate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    Hypotension, lethargy, and fever can all be presenting signs. Secondary addisonian crisis can also result from pituitary apoplexy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If unable to retain medication due to vomiting, notify the health care provider.[endocrinesurgery.ucla.edu] Aldosterone is the first-line defense against hyperkalemia.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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