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137 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Traveler's Diarrhea

  • Campylobacter Enteritis

    Also called enteric campylobacteriosis. campylobacter enteritis Infectious disease A water-borne gastroenteritis caused by C jejuni, a cause of travelers' diarrhea Epidemiology[] These bacteria are also one of the many causes of traveler's diarrhea or food poisoning.[] You have signs of dehydration (thirst, dizziness, lightheadedness) You have recently traveled to a foreign country and developed diarrhea.[]

  • Diarrhea

    The diarrhea resulted in hypokalemia and sodium depletion that made her dependent on twice weekly intravenous fluid and electrolyte infusions.[] Related travel health notices None What is travellersdiarrhea? Travellersdiarrhea is the most common illness that affects travellers.[] Hypokalemia can occur when patients have severe or chronic diarrhea or if the stool contains excess mucus. Hypomagnesemia after prolonged diarrhea can cause tetany.[]

  • 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[] traveler’s diarrhea.[] Shigella gastroenteritis; Shigella enteritis; Enteritis - shigella; Gastroenteritis - shigella; Traveler's diarrhea - shigellosis Bhutta ZA.[]

  • Amebiasis

    Most travel travel-related illnesses include fever, diarrhea, and skin disease, which are relatively uncommon in returning travelers.[] In fact, most traveler's diarrhea is bacterial or viral in origin. Amoebiasis results from tissue destruction induced by the E. histolytica parasite.[] Abstract A 6-year-old boy with no history of foreign travel had presented with rectal bleeding without diarrhea for 2 months.[]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    Unlike other groups, hypokalemia persisted in the Gatorade group.[] , traveler’s diarrhea, and chronic diarrhea associated with irritable bowel syndrome. 1,6 Loperamide is not recommended for individuals under 6 years of age, except under[] Acute "traveler's diarrhea" is usually a type of bacterial gastroenteritis, while the persistent form is usually parasitic.[]

  • Colonic Polyp

    Most malignant • Overall size versus malignancy: 2cm 46% • Symptoms • Most are asymptomatic • Some may have diarrhea, especially villous tumors in rectum • May also produce hypokalemia[] Traveler's diarrhea : Many different bacteria commonly contaminate water or food in developing countries. Loose stools, sometimes with nausea and fever, are symptoms.[] Large villous adenomas may rarely cause watery diarrhea that may result in hypokalemia. Diagnosis of colonic polyps is usually made by colonoscopy.[]

  • Vomiting

    The patient, a 60-yearold woman, had been suffering for 9 months from episodes of vomiting which resulted in weight loss, dehydration, and hypokalemia.[] ) Have insulin-dependent diabetes and experience vomiting, diarrhea or nausea Are unable to take medications that you usually take Recently traveled to a country that poses[] The hypokalemia is an indirect result of the kidney compensating for the loss of acid. With the loss of intake of food the individual may eventually become cachectic.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    One or more boratory alterations (increased erythrocyte sedimentaion rate, anemia, hypokalemia, and low serum albumin vel) were found in 62% of patients with organic diarrhea[] ’s diarrhea Tropical sprue (an nutrient absorption condition common in the tropics and subtropics) Whipple disease Causes outside the gut Addison’s disease Carcinoid syndrome[] ., methotrexate, sulfonamides, phenytoin ) Green leaves Other deficiencies Protein: edema, cachexia Iron deficiency anemia or microcytic anemia Electrolytes: hypokalemia or[]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Here, we present a case of a heart donor with severe electrolyte imbalance, specifically severe hypokalemia, and severe hypernatremia.[] Normally, electrolytes are lost during sweating as while doing heavy physical work or travelling in hot weather.[] […] hypomagnesemia t widened hypercalcemia t tall hyperkalemia hypomagnesemia t inverted hypokalemia shallow, flat u prominent hypokalemia[]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    Travel Medicine, Persistent Traveler's Diarrhea. Medscape Today [Online article from Infect Med 20(5):242-244, 247, 2003]. Available online at through .[] Travel Medicine, Persistent Traveler's Diarrhea. Medscape Today [Online article from Infect Med 20(5):242-244, 247, 2003]. Available online at .[] Moxifloxacin-Induced Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea. Medscape Today [On-line article from Pharmacotherapy 23(11):1517-1519, 2003].[]

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