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1,656 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Positive STD Test, Proctitis

  • Gonorrhea

    The possibility that positive test results may be false should be considered when patients have unanticipated positive test results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] similar test positivity for rectal gonorrhea among men who reported contact with gonorrhea (24.9% vs 25.3%, PR 1.0, 95% CI 0.8-1.4) and men who presented with symptoms of proctitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gonorrhea also can cause gonococcal proctitis (inflammation of the anus and rectum).[health.harvard.edu]

  • HIV Infection

    In the emergency department, the patient appeared acutely ill, was febrile, tachycardic, hypotensive, and slow to respond to commands.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] , steatorrhea, foul-smelling stools, flatulence Can occur at any count — Quantitative: 72-hour stool fat analysis, fecal elastase Qualitative: Sudan black B fat staining Proctitis[aafp.org]

  • Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2

    Abstract Genital herpes infections continue to increase in the world. As outlined previously, several factors play a role in the continued transmission of genital herpes worldwide. Reducing the medical consequences of HSV-2 infection will not be easy. It is also sobering to realize that widespread penetration of HSV-2[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Patient Appears Acutely Ill
  • Syphilis

    Read our syphilis fact sheet ( Spanish version ) for information about who gets syphilis, symptoms of syphilis, and what to do if you test positive. Get Tested.[denverpublichealth.org] Patients with secondary syphilis should be tested for other STDs and for asymptomatic neurosyphilis.[msdmanuals.com] It is very important to be screened for other STDs, including syphilis, every six months.[denverpublichealth.org]

    Missing: Patient Appears Acutely Ill
  • Hepatitis B

    During the incubation period and during the acute phase of the illness, surface antigen-antibody complexes may be found in the sera of some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The antigen persists during the acute illness and usually clears from the circulation during convalescence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The surface antigen appears in the sera of most patients during the incubation period, 2–8 weeks before biochemical evidence of liver damage or onset of jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Proctitis
  • Primary Herpes Simplex Infection

    Approximately 45 million adolescent and adult Americans have been infected with genital herpes based on positive serology test results for HSV-2 and estimates of genital HSV[womenshealthsection.com] Proctitis Complications Neuropathic bladder (initial episode) Neuropathic bladder (initial episode) Psychosexual morbidity Psychosexual morbidity Enhanced HIV transmission[sti.guidelines.org.au] Extragenital complications of primary HSV infection include meningitis, urinary retention syndromes, and proctitis.[clinlabnavigator.com]

  • Chlamydia Infection

    test.[timesofsandiego.com] Education Ulcerative proctitis...[bmj.com] In 2014, the proportion of STD clinic patients testing positive for chlamydia varied by age, sex, and sexual behavior.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Patient Appears Acutely Ill
  • Hepatitis A

    Hepatitis A (cont.) Hepatitis A Symptoms Many people with HAV infection have no symptoms at all. Sometimes symptoms are so mild that they go unnoticed. Older people are more likely to have symptoms than children. People who do not have symptoms can still spread the virus. Symptoms of hepatitis A usually develop[…][web.archive.org]

    Missing: Proctitis
  • Male Gonorrhea

    People who test positive for Gonorrhea should be tested for other STDs as well.[wdxcyber.com] Although many patients are asymptomatic, acute proctitis, presenting as tenesmus, pruritus, constipation, rectal pain, purulent rectal discharge and even bleeding, might develop[symptoma.com] All sex partners who have had sexual contact with the patient within 60 days should be tested for gonorrhea and other STDs and treated if results are positive.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Colitis Cystica Profunda

    The disease process involving rectum is termed as proctitis cystica profunda.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Proctitis cystica profunda: incidence, etiology, and treatment. Dis Colon Rectum 1984;27:153–6.[link.springer.com] […] inflammatory and neoplastic processes are capable of producing a similar roentgenographic appearance and must be differentiated, particularly villous adenoma and ulcerative proctitis[ntrl.ntis.gov]

    Missing: Positive STD Test