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575 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Vomiting without Nausea

  • Purging-Type Bulimia Nervosa

    Hypokalemia represents a potential medical emergency, and serum electrolyte levels should be measured as part of the initial evaluation in all new patients.[aafp.org] Patients with chronic emesis and use of cathartics present with classic metabolic disturbance: hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and metabolic alkalosis.[acphospitalist.org] […] times a week or, in more serious cases, several times a day [12] and may directly cause: Chronic gastric reflux after eating, secondary to vomiting [13] Dehydration and hypokalemia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cholera

    Hypokalemia: results from potassium loss in the stool. Hypokalemia develops only after the acidosis is corrected.[symptoma.com] Those who do develop symptoms usually have mild to moderate diarrhea, with or without vomiting.[travel.gc.ca] Vomiting generally occurs but is not associated with nausea. Without treatment, death can occur within hours.[thirdworldtraveler.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    The most common finding was hyperlactinemia occurring in 66% of the patients (n 128) followed by hypokalemia ( 6.1 mmol/L) in 40.2% of the children (n 78).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, and altered mental status are the most prominent symptoms, being found in approximately 25 to 37% of patients ( 39 ).[cjasn.asnjournals.org] […] alcohol intoxication stems from many complications that arise in the presence of large quantities of ethanol in the circulation ( 350mg/100ml), including lactic acidosis, hypokalemia[symptoma.com]

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    […] pregnant women and is associated with persistent vomiting (more than three episodes per day) that results in severe dehydration, ketonuria, electrolyte abnormalities such as hypokalemia[aafp.org] Three of them (N 5034) reported nausea without vomiting in 28.6% and two studies (N 136) produced a rate for NVP during late pregnancy of 24.0%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Serum electrolyte disturbances of patients with hyperemesis result in severe hypokalemia.[karger.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Other conditions that may cause vitamin B1 deficiency include: HIV/AIDS Cancers that have spread throughout the body Extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy ( hyperemesis[medlineplus.gov] The presence of thyrotoxicosis and hypokalemia does not always indicate a diagnosis of TPP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recent reports have emphasized the occurrence of a myopathy in chronic alcoholism associated with hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    Other complications to consider include theophylline toxicity, lactic acidosis, electrolyte disturbances (hypokalemia, hypophosphatemia, hypomagnesemia), myopathy and ultimately[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Prednisone was discontinued without loss of asthma control. The only immediate adverse effects due to the LINX procedure were bloating, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition to common and well-known side effects of corticosteroid administration (hyperglycemia, hypertension, hypokalemia, psychosis, susceptibility to infections), myopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Rarely, DKA patients may present with significant hypokalemia.[care.diabetesjournals.org] A highly intoxicated patient may become combative without realizing what is happening. Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of excess intoxication.[ems1.com] Symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.[medicinenet.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Patients without existing nausea and vomiting undergoing palliative radiotherapy to sites with emetic risk were prescribed palonosetron 0.5 mg orally before the start[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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] , nausea) Have diarrhea for more than 3 days or without gradual improvement over 5 days Have signs of dehydration, for example, lightheadedness, decreased urination (no urination[uhs.umich.edu] 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]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] A 66-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of lower abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bowel Bowel dilates proximal to obstruction Flatus and Bowel Movement s cease Dehydration results from Vomiting, minimal absorption, and bowel edema Metabolic Alkalosis and Hypokalemia[fpnotebook.com]

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