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26 Possible Causes for Leukocytes Increased, Mucus in Stool, Potassium Decreased

  • Crohn's Disease

    Unintentional weight loss Other symptoms may include: Constipation Eye inflammation Fistulas (usually around the rectal area, may cause draining of pus, mucus, or stools)[web.archive.org] . [16] This phenomenon may also contribute to the increased cancer risk.[emedicine.medscape.com] Mucus in stool Individuals with Crohn’s may experience long periods of remission, where they have no symptoms or only very mild symptoms.[news-medical.net]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Their consistency of stool improves, frequency to rush to toilet also decreases and the quantity of blood and mucus in the stool reduces.[ulcerativecolitiscure.com] There is a strong correlation with histocompatibility human leukocyte antigen, (HLA)-B27 but the risk of having ulcerative colitis is not increased by having HLA-B27.[symptoma.com] The stools may be watery or contain mucus and frequently consist almost entirely of blood and pus.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Amebiasis

    […] in the stools but without the presence of fever), or amoebic liver abscesses (fever, chills, abdominal pain, weight loss, hepatomegaly) that can be fatal if not immediately[orpha.net] Sometimes blood and mucus in stools may also be present. Change in bowel habits and a feeling of incomplete evacuation are other associated features.[surgerydoor.co.uk] Symptomatic patients initially have lower abdominal pain and diarrhoea and later develop dysentery (with blood and mucus in stool).[webhealthcentre.com]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Concomitant symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, jaundice, melena, hematuria, hematemesis, weight loss, and mucus or blood in the stool help[msdmanuals.com] increased production of Con A-stimulated tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α and lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated IFN-γ in the leukocytes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An almost three-fold increase in whole-blood chemiluminescence was found in acute peritonitis, which may indicate activation or "priming" of the leukocytes by blood-borne[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Campylobacter Enteritis

    Within 72 hours of birth three babies had loose stools containing fresh blood, mucus, and Campylobacter jejuni/coli.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] edema, secondary to myocytolysis and leukocyte infiltration.[circheartfailure.ahajournals.org] The stools frequently contain mucus and, a few days after the onset of symptoms, frank blood. Significant vomiting and dehydration are uncommon.[cmaj.ca]

  • Shigella Enteritis

    The stool was scanty in volume with mucus and blood. The fever was low-grade, not associated with chills and rigor.[jlponline.org] leukocytes, low serum sodium levels, and high serum potassium levels.[emedicine.medscape.com] 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]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Repeat colonoscopy showed acute and chronic inflammatory cells within the lamina propria, mucus depletion, and nuclear irregularity, diagnostic of lymphocytic colitis.[acgcasereports.gi.org] – level decreased ( hypokalemia ) Non-Laboratory Tests Computed tomography (CT) – scan of the chest, particularly the lung, and abdomen; may be used to help locate adrenal[labtestsonline.org] […] cortiso binds to testosterone receptors – increase androgen supress immune system decrease amount of circulating leukocytes & migration of tissue leukocytes lysis of lymphocyes[medatrio.com]

  • Constipation

    Sometimes, watery mucus or liquid stool oozes around the blockage, which gives the false impression of diarrhea (paradoxic diarrhea).[merck.com] Drug Name Lubiprostone (Amitiza) - Locally acting chloride channel activator that enhances a chloride-rich intestinal fluid secretion without altering sodium and potassium[web.archive.org] The incidence has been increasing over the last 20 years.[web.archive.org]

  • Paralytic Ileus

    I also noticed mucus with the stool and have a vague epigastric pressure or discomfort that seems to be the hallmark of this condition.[healingwell.com] potassium level) Abdominal surgery Decreased blood supply to the intestines Infections inside the abdomen, such as appendicitis Kidney or lung disease Use of certain medicines[medlineplus.gov] Blood tests showed an increase in absolute leukocyte number and C-reactive protein.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obstipation

    Sometimes, watery mucus or liquid stool oozes around the blockage, which gives the false impression of diarrhea (paradoxic diarrhea).[merck.com] Drug Name Lubiprostone (Amitiza) - Locally acting chloride channel activator that enhances a chloride-rich intestinal fluid secretion without altering sodium and potassium[web.archive.org] The incidence has been increasing over the last 20 years.[web.archive.org]

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