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20 Possible Causes for Paralytic Ileus, Salt Craving

  • Addison's Disease

    craving.[] A 41-year-old Caucasian woman with autoimmune hypothyroidism, premature ovarian failure, and microscopic colitis presented with nausea, salt craving, increased skin pigmentation[] Presentation may be acute or insidious, with substantial fatigue and weakness associated with mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation, hypotension and/or postural hypotension, and salt[]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    craving (M) arthralgias, myalgias mental health Crisis: GI weakness, apathy, confusion, decreased LOC, coma lightheadedness (result from decreased salt) Excess: Physical[] Adrenal crisis with paralytic ileus was diagnosed. Intravenous hydrocortisone (100mg x3/d) and intravenous fluid commenced.[] There are some classical signs and many signs suggestive of AI that may be useful for diagnosis, such as hyperpigmentation or salt craving.[]

  • Hypokalemia

    GS most commonly manifests with muscle weakness, salt craving, thirst, nocturia, paresthesia (especially in the face), tetany, and abdominal pain ( 3 ).[] ileus ) Cardiac arrhythmia, e.g. ventricular extrasystoles up to ventricular fibrillation ECG alterations: flattening of the T and U wave, merging T and U waves Rhabdomyolysis[] Clinical signs include salt craving, cramps, muscle weakness and aches, fatigue, generalised weakness and dizziness, nocturia and polydipsia. Incidental finding.[]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    In addition, they can suffer from the salt and water wasting that is apparent in most Gitelman-like hypomagnesemias, resulting in polyuria, salt craving and thirst [ 37 ].[] Paralytic ileus (due to smooth muscle paralysis). Weakness, followed by flaccid muscle paralysis. Disappearance of deep tendon reflexes. Respiratory depression.[] In some patients, high renin and aldosterone levels, salt craving, and polyuria were observed.[]

  • Constipation

    Popcorn As far as cravings go, popcorn is one of the healthier ones—provided you don’t load it with butter and salt.[] PEG: intestinal perforation or obstruction, paralytic ileus, severe inflammatory conditions of the GI tract (e.g. Crohn’s, UC, toxic megacolon).[]

  • Hypoaldosteronism

    These biochemical changes cause weakness, postural hypotension (a decrease in blood pressure upon standing), salt craving, and heart block, which may be fatal.[] ileus, and cardiac arrhythmias.[] These biochemical changes cause weakness, postural hypotension (a decrease in blood pressure upon standing), salt craving, and heart block , which may be fatal.[]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Salt craving becomes more severe and is a warning sign of underlying problems.[] ileus may occur - 2.1 - Causes: increased magnesium intake (magnesium-containing antacids and laxatives, IV magnesium replacement), decreased kidney excretion of magnesium[] […] sugar cravings, and stave off common chronic illnesses.[]

  • Dysautonomia

    cravings Constipation Pallor (unhealthy pale appearance) Diarrhea Nausea Acid reflux Visual disturbances Orthostatic hypotension Numbness Nerve pain Trouble breathing Chest[] Examination revealed paralytic ileus, absence of the pupillary light reflex, dyshidrosis and anuresis.[] On abdominal examination, paucity or absence of bowel sounds suggests paralytic ileus. Suprapubic tenderness or fullness may be suggestive of urinary retention.[]

  • Vomiting

    ileus or paralysis of the normal propulsive movements of the gut, usually after abdominal surgery Allergic reactions for example milk allergy or lactose intolerance Appendicitis[] […] fountain-like expulsion of vomit Intestinal obstruction Peptic ulcer Gastroesophageal reflux disease Gastritis Peritonitis or inflammation of the membranes within the abdomen Paralytic[]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    […] classic physical finding) of the skin and mucous membranes 2.weakness and fatigue 3.gastrontestinal disturbances: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, abdominal pain, salt[] By avoiding the peritoneal cavity, paralytic ileus and the risk of future adhesions are avoided.[] craving 4.anorexia, weight loss 5.hypotension, postural hypotension; orthostatic symptoms: dizziness and ocasionally syncope 6.hypoglycemia (sweats, tremor, headache 7.irritability[]

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