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8,362 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Chronically Ill, Starvation Ketosis, Weight Loss

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Anorexia nervosa is a medical and psychological disorder classically seen in young women who present with significant weight loss, a distorted body image, and an intense fear[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ) further magnifies the impact of the malnutrition on the brain, owing to it being in a starvation-illness mode.[emedicine.medscape.com] Further research is required to determine how best to select patients for weight loss surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    In T2DM, greater degrees of weight loss lead to progressive improvements in glucose homeostasis.[doi.org] In addition, although alcoholic ketoacidosis can result in profound acidosis, the serum bicarbonate concentration in starvation ketosis is usually not 4 ).[web.archive.org] Pedersen, E, Jesudason, DR & Clifton, PM ( 2014 ) High protein weight loss diets in obese subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ethanol also causes structural abnormalities in the liver mitochondria which leads to ketosis superimposed by starvation, chronic malnutrition [ 13, 14 ].[pubs.sciepub.com] OBJECTIVE: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    They're Trying To Hide Their Physical Appearance "The use of substances can result in changes in appearance, such as blood shot eyes, poor hygiene, and weight loss," says[bustle.com] Methamphetamines can lead to brain, liver, and kidney damage, impaired blood circulation, significant weight loss, and tooth decay.[aids.gov] loss, dental problems, wearing long sleeves on hot days, etc.)[promises.com]

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  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Roflumilast in particular was associated with weight loss during the trial period and an increase in insomnia and depressive mood symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe cases may be complicated by weight loss, pneumothorax, frequent acute decompensation episodes, right heart failure, and acute or chronic respiratory failure.[web.archive.org] Severe COPD can cause other symptoms, such as swelling in your ankles, feet, or legs; weight loss; and lower muscle endurance.[web.archive.org]

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  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Treatment can also prevent and manage complications of CKD, such as: fluid overload congestive heart failure anemia brittle bones weight loss electrolyte imbalance Controlling[healthline.com] Symptoms may include: Appetite loss General ill feeling and fatigue Headaches Itching ( pruritus) and dry skin Nausea Weight loss without trying to lose weight Symptoms that[ufhealth.org]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    They are characterized especially by painless adenopathy, fever, night sweats, fatigue and weight loss.[symptoma.com] Symptoms may include: Drenching night sweats Fever and chills that come and go Itching Swollen lymph nodes in the neck, underarms, groin, or other areas Weight loss Coughing[nlm.nih.gov] loss, worsening respiratory symptoms, and lymphadenopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    There are behavioral/symptomatic similarities (for example, fatigue, malaise, hyperalgesia) and dissimilarities (gastrointestinal symptoms, anorexia and weight loss) between[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Consistently reported risk factors for poor prognosis are older age, more chronic illness, having a comorbid psychiatric disorder and holding a belief that the illness is[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may lead to inflammation-associated weight loss [ 3 ].[doi.org]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    Maternal Weight loss (10-20% of body weight). Dehydration. Acidosis.[patient.info] ketosis with ketonuria, elevated specific gravity and BUN, and a hypochloremic hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis. 1,3,15 It is recommended to replete with thiamine if significant[emdocs.net] […] a common condition of early pregnancy characterized by recurrent or persistent nausea, often in the morning, that may result in vomiting, weight loss, anorexia, general weakness[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Patient Appears Chronically Ill
  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    (12 mg/kg; same schedule)   cisplatin (2.5 mg/kg/day; days 1 and 8) had a similar effect, but with lower weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Advanced and metastatic disease presents with inappetence and weight loss or with clinical manifestations related to bone metastases (pain and pathological fractures), spinal[symptoma.com] loss, anemia, hematuria, renal failure, generalized body weakness, and fecal incontinence. 3 The average male in the United States should begin considering the possibility[retinatoday.com]

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