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1,473 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Positive STD Test, Yellow Discoloration of the Skin

  • 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] Jaundice (a yellow discoloration of eyes and skin), which is usually a sign of liver damage, may not occur.[web.archive.org] The antigen persists during the acute illness and usually clears from the circulation during convalescence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatitis A

    The most common symptoms are as follows: Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea, especially in children Low-grade fever Loss of appetite Rash Tiredness, fatigue Jaundice - A yellow discoloration[web.archive.org] A hepatitis infection is also associated with jaundice, a yellow discoloration of the skin and a yellowish color to the whites of the eyes.[healthychildren.org] discoloration of the skin and the whites of the eyes, see image below) Urine is dark brownish in color, like cola or strong tea.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Gonorrhea

    The possibility that positive test results may be false should be considered when patients have unanticipated positive test results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Next Steps After Testing Positive for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia Data and Surveillance California STD Data National STD Data Resources for Providers CDC Division of STD Prevention[cdph.ca.gov] Before conducting a follow-up of a positive STD-test result, public health professionals should consult the patient’s health-care provider if possible to verify the diagnosis[cdc.gov]

    Missing: Yellow Discoloration of the Skin
  • HIV Infection

    In the emergency department, the patient appeared acutely ill, was febrile, tachycardic, hypotensive, and slow to respond to commands.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Cholelithiasis

    Patients with acute ascending cholangitis are usually ill-appearing and septic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with choledocholithiasis or gallstone pancreatitis will also require admission to hospital, gastrointestinal (GI) consultation and ERCP or MRCP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    skin.[hopkinsmedicine.org] discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes due to abnormally high levels of bilirubin (bile pigmentation) in the bloodstream Once a person has had mononucleosis, the[hopkinsmedicine.org] Symptoms may include fever, swollen lymph glands in the neck, armpits, and groin, constant fatigue, sore throat, enlarged spleen, and jaundice, a yellow discoloration of the[hopkinsmedicine.org]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Toxoplasmosis

    Toxoplasmosis is an infectious disease caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. In an immunocompetent host, infection is generally asymptomatic, but toxoplasmosis in pregnancy can cause birth defects. Asymptomatic lymphadenopathy is the most usual presentation. The main lymph nodes involved are cervical and[…][symptoma.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Hepatitis G

    Hepatitis may occur with limited or no symptoms, but often leads to yellow discoloration of the skin, mucus membranes, and conjunctivae, poor appetite and malaise.[disabled-world.com] Logistic regression was used to estimate the OR for a positive HGV/GBV-C test result associated with STD exposure, after adjustment for confounding variables.[cid.oxfordjournals.org] Specifically, the χ 2 test was used to compare the distributions of the various combinations of other positive test results that co-occurred with HGV/GBV-C PCR–positive results[cid.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Patients with a "discharge," or possibility of having an STD, usually will have the discharge tested for STD organisms (for example, Neisseria and Chlamydia).[rxlist.com] A positive urinalysis is usually detection of about two to five leukocytes (white blood cells), about 15 bacteria per high-power microscopic field, and a positive nitrite[rxlist.com]

    Missing: Yellow Discoloration of the Skin
  • Viral Hepatitis

    The most notable symptom of acute viral hepatitis is jaundice, which is a yellow discoloration of the skin and the whites of the eyes.[patients.gi.org] discoloration of the skin and the whites of the eyes ( jaundice ).[labtestsonline.org] […] suspected and testing done because of the appearance of signs and symptoms, such as fever, loss of appetite, and nausea, often accompanied by dark urine, pale stools, and yellow[labtestsonline.org]

    Missing: Positive STD Test