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165 Possible Causes for Pus in Stool, Shock

  • Shigella Enteritis

    LPS may cause endotoxic shock when the enteric bacilli enter the bloodstream (septic shock).[de.slideshare.net] These may be: Watery diarrhea Dehydration Nausea & vomiting Mild to moderate fever Sudden abdominal discomfort Rectal pain Mucus, blood, or pus in stool A point to remember[steadyhealth.com] Symptoms include: Acute (sudden) abdominal pain or cramping Acute fever Blood, mucus, or pus in the stool Crampy rectal pain Nausea and vomiting Watery diarrhea Exams and[nicklauschildrens.org]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Abstract This paper reports a case of fulminant pseudo-membranous colitis which did not lead to septic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You need medical help any time you have severe diarrhea with stomach cramps or blood or pus in your stool.[webmd.com] A 72-year-old woman was admitted with severe dehydration and shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    Abstract This case provides the first report of a young healthy child presenting in septic shock from Clostridium difficile colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clostridium Difficile (C. diff) Infection Digestive system Diarrhea Fever Appetite loss Nausea Abdominal pain Rapid heart rate Dehydration Blood in stool Pus in stool Weight[nm.org] DATA SYNTHESIS: We report a case of a 79-year old patient who developed septic shock with an increasing need for norepinephrine and acute renal failure due to a severe Clostridium[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amebiasis

    Aspiration is largely being replaced by percutaneous catheter drainage. [ 13 ] In patients unsuitable for percutaneous drainage (elderly, frail, septic shock, multilocular[patient.info] Abstract Diagnosis of amebiasis by microscopic identification of the parasite in stool and liver abscess pus is insensitive and unable to distinguish the invasive parasite[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of amebiasis may include: Loose stool Stomach pain/cramping Bloody stool Fever Abscess of the liver (collection of pus) If I swallowed E. histolytica, how quickly[gethealthycarsoncity.org]

  • Diarrhea

    Recommendations This guideline includes recommendations on: diagnosis assessing dehydration and shock fluid and nutritional management antibiotic therapy escalation of care[guidance.nice.org.uk] Exudative diarrhea refers to the presence of blood and pus in the stool.[web.archive.org] Severe dehydration can cause the body to go into shock and is potentially fatal. Dehydration is more serious for infants and children than for adults.[aidsinfonet.org]

  • Toxic Megacolon

    Major complications occurred in 53% of the patients and they associated with respiratory failure, development of shock and vasopressor requirement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Also, see your doctor any time you have severe diarrhea, with fever, painful abdominal cramps, or blood or pus in your stool.[mayoclinic.org] Colonoscopy is contraindicated, as it may rupture the dilated colon resulting in peritonitis and septic shock.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cholera

    The patient suffered from hypovolemic shock and acute renal failure. Elevated creatine phosphokinase indicated rhabdomyolysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The lack of blood, mucus, or pus in the stools of cholera victims is a distinguishing feature.[thirdworldtraveler.com] Abstract This is a case report about a 54-year-old man with hypovolemic shock, due to diarrhea and major vomiting after his return from India.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum

    Genital tract infections: vulva, vagina, cervix, toxic shock syndrome, endometritis, and salpingitis. In: Lobo RA, Gershenson DM, Lentz GM, Valea FA, eds.[nlm.nih.gov] […] groin lymph nodes on one or both sides; it may also affect lymph nodes around the rectum in those who have anal intercourse * Drainage from lymph nodes in groin * Blood or pus[checkorphan.org] […] from the rectum ( blood in the stools ) The health care provider will examine you and ask about your medical and sexual history.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Shock: the presence of signs of shock at presentation confers a worse prognosis.[patient.co.uk] Patients with rectal bleeding should be asked whether pure blood was passed; whether it was mixed with stool, pus, or mucus; or whether blood simply coated the stool or toilet[merckmanuals.com] […] of the limited fluid resuscitation regimen combined with blood pressure-controlling drugs in treating acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage concomitant with hemorrhagic shock[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    We report a case of a 42-year-old man who presented with hypovolemic shock secondary to diarrhea and recently diagnosed nonischemic cardiomyopathy (left ventricular ejection[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the stool; diarrhoea; fatigue and tiredness; weight loss; and loss of appetite.[mydr.com.au] The news of his death shocked and saddened fans worldwide.[lifezette.com]

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