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34 Possible Causes for Hypocalcemia, Petechiae, Vegan Diet

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Special protein-restricted vegan diets have been used successfully to slow or stop the progression of kidney failure.[] Hypocalcemia (see chapter) Hyponatremia (see chapter) Uremia: The three most severe forms of uremia are encephalopathy, bleeding diathesis, and pericarditis.[] […] haemorrhage Subdural haematoma Epistaxis Haematuria Ecchymosis Purpura Bleeding from the gums Gingival bleeding Genital bleeding Haemoptysis Telangiectasia Haemarthrosis Petechiae[]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    If you shun the sun, suffer from milk allergies, or adhere to a strict vegan diet, you may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency.[] Petechiae. Petechiae are small 1-2 mm red or purple spots on the skin that result from minor hemorrhage due to broken capillary blood vessels.[] – this is uncommon, but can occur if you have a vegan diet, follow a fad diet or have a generally poor diet for a long time medication – certain medications, including anticonvulsants[]

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    This month, I’m working on a couple of responses to recently published criticisms of vegan diets.[] The incidence of hypocalcemia increased from 15% to 48% over the study period with a corresponding increase in serum parathyroid hormone values in 69% of patients in the fourth[] Vitamin K The predominant symptom of vitamin K deficiency is hemorrhage which can be observed in any region of the body; petechiae, easy and frequent bruising, hematomas,[]

  • Celiac Disease

    . (…) what has been demonstrated so far is that a glutenfree vegan diet for 1 year significantly reduced disease activity and levels of antibodies to β-lactoglobulin and gliadin[] Although hypocalcemia is a common finding in celiac disease, hypocalcemic carpal spasm is a rare initial manifestation of the disease.[] We report a case of 6-year-old South Asian girl presenting with bruises, petechiae, and recent history of loose stools.[]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    […] and cooking Avoiding meals Slow eating/picking at food Eating in secret Cooking for family not for self Eating low calorie foods Changing food choices (eg. vegetarian or vegan[] However, measuring the serum 25(OH)D levels in AN patients with hypocalcemia is recommended to prevent osteomalacia and osteoporosis.[] The increased pressure associated with emesis can cause supraclavicular petechiae and subconjunctival hemorrhages.[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    […] by switching to a plant-based, mostly vegan diet.[] A 64-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with petechiae and palpable purpura in lower limbs and abdominal pain for about 1 month.[] "But they're still an important staple in many diets, especially for vegetarians and vegans," says Julie Cepo, a registered dietitian and coauthor of the Crohn's & Colitis[]

  • Anemia

    You eat a vegan diet Iryna Imago/Shutterstock Because iron is in soy beans, dark green leafy vegetables, and tofu in addition to lean red meat, vegans and vegetarians can[] Other complications of transfusion therapy include the following: Volume overload Hypothermia Allergic reactions Anaphylaxis Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) Hypocalcemia[] Physical examination shows pallor, pale conjunctivae, scattered facial petechiae, tachycardia, and a flow murmur. There is no scleral icterus.[]

  • Malnutrition

    […] parents causes backlash Africa South Sudan mothers 'so hungry they cannot breastfeed' Africa The famine the world forgot Health News Poor diet blamed as scurvy reappears[] Iron: Anemia, fatigue, tiredness, reduced cognitive functioning and headache Vitamin A: Poor eye sight, night blindness and poor hair growth Vitamin D: Poor bone health, hypocalcemia[] It may lead to bleeding, manifested with ecchymoses, petechiae, and hematomas.[]

  • Congenital Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    diet?[] […] in newborn P711Other neonatal hypocalcemia P712Neonatal hypomagnesemia P713Neonatal tetany without calcium or magnesium deficiency P714Transitory neonatal hypoparathyroidism[] Petechiae in the mammillary bodies. WKS, acute lesion. Periaqueductal lesions. WKS, acute lesion. Periaqueductal lesions. WKS, burned out lesion. WKS, burned out lesion.[]

  • Congenital Malabsorption of Folic Acid

    diet?[] […] methotrexate, sulfonamides, phenytoin ) Green leaves Other deficiencies Protein: edema, cachexia Iron deficiency anemia or microcytic anemia Electrolytes: hypokalemia or hypocalcemia[] Symptoms of Malabsorption Symptom Malabsorbed Nutrient Anemia (hypochromic, microcytic) Iron Anemia (macrocytic) Vitamin B 12, folate Bleeding, bruising, petechiae Vitamins[]

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