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276 Possible Causes for Sunken Fontanelle, Urine Potassium Decreased

  • Dehydration

    Signs of Dehydration Mild Thirst Dry lips Slightly dry mouth membranes Moderate Very dry mouth membranes Sunken eyes Sunken fontanelle (soft spot) on infant’s head.[quickcare.org] […] eyes, (in infant – sunken fontanel, the soft spot on the head), limited, very dark urine, cramps, stiff and/or painful joints, severe irritability, severe headache, few or[lecomhealth.com] […] eyes and a sunken fontanel, the soft spot on your baby's head where the bones haven't yet fused together.[care.com]

  • Diarrhea

    […] eyes sunken fontanel sleepiness irritability Seek immediate treatment if any of the following apply to your child: They’ve had diarrhea for 24 hours or more.[healthline.com] […] eyes, grayish skin, sunken soft spot (fontanelle) on your baby’s head.[caringforkids.cps.ca] […] child’s doctor or seek emergency care if you see symptoms of dehydration, such as: decreased urination dry mouth a headache fatigue a lack of tears when crying dry skin sunken[healthline.com]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    […] in urine output Seizures, muscle twitching as a result of increasing potassium levels (hyperkalemia) Changes in the electrocardiogram such as elevated or peaked T waves associated[ems1.com] […] and/or diarrhea Rapid onset of numbness or tingling, especially around the hands and feet Sudden onset of edema to the feet and/or hands Rapid onset of hypertension Rapid decrease[ems1.com]

    Missing: Sunken Fontanelle
  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections in children, and its role in the pathogenesis of scarred kidney is debated. We report on a 7-year-old child who presented with severe UTI. The early (day 4) renal computed tomography (CT) scan showed normal-sized kidneys (110 mm on the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sunken Fontanelle
  • Addison's Disease

    Because mineralocorticoids stimulate sodium reabsorption and potassium excretion, deficiency results in increased excretion of sodium and decreased excretion of potassium,[merckmanuals.com] […] chiefly in urine but also in sweat, saliva, and the GI tract.[merckmanuals.com]

    Missing: Sunken Fontanelle
  • Chronic Pyelonephritis

    INTRODUCTION: At the present time, the study of mechanisms of recognition of foreign agents, which is realized by means of Toll-like receptors (TLR) of the innate immune system, has become one of the main tasks of clinical immunology. The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence of polymorphism of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sunken Fontanelle
  • Hypokalemia

    What Makes the Potassium Level Decrease?[merckmanuals.com] Hypokalemia can be caused by decreased intake of potassium but is usually caused by excessive losses of potassium in the urine or from the GI tract.[merckmanuals.com] Etiology Hypokalemia can be caused by decreased intake of potassium but is usually caused by excessive losses of potassium in the urine or from the GI tract.[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Sunken Fontanelle
  • Hyponatremia

    In water-loaded rats undergoing diuresis, OT induced a significant, dose-related increase in sodium and potassium excretion, as well as in urine osmolality, and a decrease[doi.org] fontanelle) have a dry mouth have dark-yellow pee have cold and blotchy-looking hands and feet Once the dehydration has been treated your child will need to maintain their[nhs.uk] […] your baby or child to the GP urgently or go to A&E if they: seem drowsy breathe fast have few or no tears when they cry have a soft spot on their head that sinks inwards (sunken[nhs.uk]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Previously described treatments used for eosinophilic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract have included dietary restrictions primarily of cow milk protein, anti-inflammatory therapy utilizing suplatast, budesonide and corticosteroids, cromolyn sodium, anti-histamines and oral inhalable steroids. We describe a[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sunken Fontanelle
  • Familial Periodic Paralysis

    Serum and urine potassium are decreased. Weakness may last up to 24 h. Episodes often begin at an earlier age and usually are shorter, more frequent, and less severe.[merckmanuals.com] Urine output is low with elevated urine levels of sodium, potassium, and chloride.[patient.info] During an attack the plasma potassium level is decreased, although it may not fall below the normal or reference range.[patient.info]

    Missing: Sunken Fontanelle

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