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128 Possible Causes for Nocturnal Diarrhea

  • Diabetic Enteropathy

    Nocturnal diarrhea points to an organic cause, while the absence of nocturnal symptoms suggests osmotic diarrhea or diarrhea caused by a motility disorder; for instance, a[] […] and constipation; nocturnal diarrhea Treatment Gastrointestinal Autonomic Neuropathy Other causes of gastroparesis or enteropathy should first be ruled out Gastroparesis[] Nocturnal diarrhea Profuse watery diarrhea May persist for hours to several days Can be accompanied by fecal incontinence Associated with somatic & autonomic neuropathy More[]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Characteristic symptoms of chronic or nocturnal diarrhea and abdominal pain, weight loss, fever, or rectal bleeding reflect the underlying inflammatory process (the absence[] General CD should be considered in the differential diagnosis for patients presenting with chronic or nocturnal diarrhea, abdominal pain, bowel obstruction, weight loss, fever[]

  • Colonic Crohn's Disease

    Case report Open Access Open Peer Review Ioannis E Koutroubakis 1 , Maria Tzardi 2 , Maria Roussomoustakaki 1 , Panagiotis Prassopoulos 3 and Elias A Kouroumalis 1 Email author BMC Gastroenterology 2002 2 :10 Chatzicostas et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2002 Received: 7 March 2002 Accepted: 13 May 2002[…][]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetes mellitus is a common metabolic disorder of multiple etiology, characterized by chronic hyperglycaemia with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism due to defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. There are four main types of diabetes mellitus: type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2[…][]

  • Chronic Diarrhea

    It should be suspected in older patients with persistent, often nocturnal diarrhea that does not respond to fasting.[] “Alarm” symptoms such as nocturnal diarrhea, progressive pain, weight loss, or blood in the stool suggest another diagnosis.[] Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Diarrhea Watery Secretory (often nocturnal; unrelated to food intake; fecal osmotic gap 50 mOsm per kg*) Alcoholism Bacterial enterotoxins[]

  • Hereditary Sensory Neuropathy

    With autonomic involvement there may be orthostatic hypotension, nocturnal diarrhea, retention of urine, impotence, and small diameter of the pupils with sluggish reaction[]

  • Autoimmune Enteropathy

    Five days after treatment, she developed nausea and 20 loose watery stools daily including diarrhea when she was not eating, nocturnal diarrhea and fecal incontinence.[]

  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease

    Crohn's disease belongs to the chronic inflammatory bowel diseases cluster, together with ulcerative colitis. It has a relapsing and remitting character and occurs in genetically susceptible individuals exposed to harmful environmental stimuli, resulting in abnormal activation of the immune system in the digestive tract.[…][]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Autonomic neuropathy is a symptom complex associated with the dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system that is responsible for the control of everyday body functions including blood pressure, heart rate, sweating, bowel and bladder function. The most common presentation is orthostatic hypotension. Symptoms[…][]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Chronic alcoholism is a highly prevalent and disabling condition, characterized by high rates of morbidity as well as early mortality due to excessive ethanol consumption. The clinical spectrum of chronic alcoholism is an unusual paradox for clinicians. Alcohol use in humans has continued for millennia and moderate[…][]

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