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53 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Pus in Stool

  • Shigella Enteritis

    […] from 125 to 130meq/lit and in control group 4 patients (8%) had electrolyte imbalances, three of which had hyponatremia ranging between 125-130meq/lit and one of which had hypokalemia[pjms.com.pk] These may be: Watery diarrhea Dehydration Nausea & vomiting Mild to moderate fever Sudden abdominal discomfort Rectal pain Mucus, blood, or pus in stool A point to remember[steadyhealth.com] Symptoms include: Acute (sudden) abdominal pain or cramping Acute fever Blood, mucus, or pus in the stool Crampy rectal pain Nausea and vomiting Watery diarrhea Exams and[nicklauschildrens.org]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Hypoalbuminemia (albumin 3.5 g/dL), hypokalemia (postassium 3.5 mEq/L), elevated alkaline phosphatase, and hypomagnesemia (magnesium, 1.5 mg/dL) will be looked for in a comprehensive[symptoma.com] […] the stool; diarrhoea; fatigue and tiredness; weight loss; and loss of appetite.[mydr.com.au] […] for anemia; thrombocytosis, a high platelet count, is occasionally seen Electrolyte studies and renal function tests are done, as chronic diarrhea may be associated with hypokalemia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    Clostridium Difficile (C. diff) Infection Digestive system Diarrhea Fever Appetite loss Nausea Abdominal pain Rapid heart rate Dehydration Blood in stool Pus in stool Weight[nm.org] Toxigenic C. difficile strains were isolated from the drained pus and also from the stool sample.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in the stool , fever , weight loss and loss of appetite .[medicinenet.com]

  • Amebiasis

    Abstract Diagnosis of amebiasis by microscopic identification of the parasite in stool and liver abscess pus is insensitive and unable to distinguish the invasive parasite[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of amebiasis may include: Loose stool Stomach pain/cramping Bloody stool Fever Abscess of the liver (collection of pus) If I swallowed E. histolytica, how quickly[gethealthycarsoncity.org] Stool examination is the commonest examination done for diagnosis. The finding of trophozoites are diagnostic. White blood cells and pus are also often present.[myvmc.com]

  • Diarrhea

    The diarrhea resulted in hypokalemia and sodium depletion that made her dependent on twice weekly intravenous fluid and electrolyte infusions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Exudative diarrhea refers to the presence of blood and pus in the stool.[web.archive.org] Hypokalemia can occur when patients have severe or chronic diarrhea or if the stool contains excess mucus. Hypomagnesemia after prolonged diarrhea can cause tetany.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    If the condition isn't successfully treated at the time of diagnosis, a number of complications can develop, including : Abnormally low levels of potassium in your blood (hypokalemia[knowyourdisease.com] You need medical help any time you have severe diarrhea with stomach cramps or blood or pus in your stool.[webmd.com] Severe cases may also present with hypokalemia and hypoalbuminemia, elevated BUN and creatinine.[symptoma.com]

  • Cholera

    Hypokalemia: results from potassium loss in the stool. Hypokalemia develops only after the acidosis is corrected.[symptoma.com] The lack of blood, mucus, or pus in the stools of cholera victims is a distinguishing feature.[thirdworldtraveler.com]

  • Streptozocin

    Abstract A patient with watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, hypochlorhydria, and a non-beta islet cell carcinoma of the pancreas (Verner-Morrison syndrome) was found to have an[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the skin or eyes • Right upper quadrant pain • Dizziness, lightheadedness • Fever, chills, aches • Sore throat • Cough • Signs of infection such as redness, swelling, pus[lacancernetwork.com] • Persistent or severe fatigue • Unexplained or pronounced bleeding (nosebleed, bruising, blood in the urine, black tarry stools, etc.) • Symptoms of low blood sugar (chills[lacancernetwork.com]

  • Campylobacter Enteritis

    […] cells in the stool in patients infected with C. coli.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is pus or blood in your stools. You have diarrhea and are unable to drink fluids due to nausea or vomiting.[nicklauschildrens.org] […] clinical manifestations, infections caused by C. coli seemed to be more severe than those caused by C. jejuni, as evidenced by a higher incidence of decreased activity and pus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Crohn's Disease

    (nodules) under the skin which may turn into skin ulcers Draining of pus, mucus, or stools from around the rectum or anus (caused by something called a fistula) Diarrhea[disabled-world.com] Other symptoms may include: Constipation Sores or swelling in the eyes Draining of pus, mucus, or stools from around the rectum or anus (caused by something called a fistula[nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include: Constipation Mouth ulcers Swollen gums Joint pain and swelling Sores or swelling in the eyes Rectal bleeding and bloody stools Tender, red bumps[disabled-world.com]

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