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72 Possible Causes for Hyperkalemia, Non Specific ST-T Changes, 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

    Manage the sequelae of ACRF (hyperkalemia, uremia and volume overload can be life-threatening).[clinicaladvisor.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] Feeling of nausea or vomiting. Muscle cramps. Darkness of skin. Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Addison's Disease

    On review of history, the cause of vomiting and weight loss was questioned and combined with subsequent biochemical testing a diagnosis of Addison's disease was made.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Source:MedicineNet Hyperkalemia - Hyperkalemia is too much potassium in the blood. It can be caused by a variety of factors.[web.archive.org] Hyperpigmentation was observed in 76%, nausea and vomiting occurred in more than 40%, and weight loss was noted in 25%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Poisoning

    CASE DETAILS: A 55-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with nausea, vomiting and generalized weakness eight hours after drinking "comfrey" tea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperkalemia or hypokalemia can be observed.[clinicaladvisor.com] In acute toxicity, the following may be present: GI symptoms - Usually evolve within minutes to hours, are nonspecific, and include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Neurologic[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Heat Stroke

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

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Hyponatremia, hypokalemia and/or hyperkalemia, and hypophosphatemia are also commonly found ( 39, 112, 117 ).[cjasn.asnjournals.org] Symptoms range from changes in behavior to severe hypothermia, vomiting, altered consciousness, coma, and respiratory insufficiency that may be fatal.[symptoma.com] […] while “sleeping” or passed out, and not waking up after vomiting Appropriate Action If you encounter a person who exhibits one or more of these symptoms, call NDSP at 574[ramapo.edu]

  • 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]

  • Hyperkalemia

    They manifested similar initial symptoms (vomiting), abnormal serum potassium ( 8.0 mmol/L), and EKG's with peaked T waves.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Therefore, insulin deficiency can cause hyperkalemia.[en.wikipedia.org] He is noted to be diaphoretic and vomiting. The following ECG is obtained: [...][ecgweekly.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    […] yellow vomit); bloody diarrhea.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Severe hyperkalemia may be associated with cardiac arrest.[calsprogram.org] Within one hour of use, at least two of the following physical symptoms: tachycardia pupillary dilation elevated blood pressure perspiration or chills nausea or vomiting D[dsm.wikia.com]

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