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Can gastroparesis cause diarrhea?

Can gastroparesis cause diarrhea?

No: Gastoparesis by definition means your bowels are moving slow or not at all, which leads to constipation. Autonomic dysfunction is a common cause gastroparesis but may also lead to hyperactive bowels or diarrhea. ...Read more

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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Can prediabetes cause cramps?

Can prediabetes cause cramps?

Not likely.: "pre-diabetes" is used to describe a condition where the blood glucose (bg) is high, but not high enough to be as damaging as uncontrolled diabetes can be.Fasting bg between 100 - 125 is "pre-diabetic"(impaired fasting glucose), as is a bg between 140 - 199 after 75g of glucose by mouth (impaired glucose tolerance).While there are increased risks even of "pre-diabetes, " cramps not likely due to it. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause neuropathy and extreme thirst?

How can  diabetes cause neuropathy and extreme thirst?

High glucose: The high blood glucose directly damages nerves, bit by bit, over time, causing the neuropathy. The high blood sugar also causes you to urinate a lot because glucose gets dumped into the urine. This will dehydrate you and cause a lot of thirst. ...Read more

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How can diabetic ketoacidosis cause abdominal spasm?

How can diabetic ketoacidosis cause abdominal spasm?

Toxic to the Cells: Both ketones and acids are toxins. They interfere with normal cell function. They can cause muscle cells to contact and stay contracted which causes cramps and pain. The dehydration that accompanies ketoacidosis makes this even worse. ...Read more

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Can having to much sugar cause diarrhea?

Can having to much sugar cause diarrhea?

It can!: Yes, it is a complication of too much sugar ingested! ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause insomnia?

Can diabetes cause insomnia?

Diabetes and insomni: There's no direct correlation between diabetes and insomnia. There are things that diabetes can provoke such as a increase weight, hormonal this regulation, peripheral neuropathy, oregon disease, low oxygen to the brain and areas that are critical for mood, low oxygen supply to frontal parts of the brain require for mood regulation all these factors can provoke insomnia and diabetes is severe. ...Read more

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Can kidney problems cause diarrhea or stomach problems?

Can kidney problems cause diarrhea or stomach problems?

Kidney: Possible, like kidney infection or advanced renamed failure, also treatments for these like antibiotics and dialysis could be factors. ...Read more

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How hyperthyroidism can cause vomiting?

How hyperthyroidism can cause vomiting?

Hyperthyroid: If you have both hyperthyroidism and/or vomiting, you must see a doctor as soon as possible. If you have seen your doctor you must set a time for your doctor.If you cannot be seen by your regular doctor, you MUST have someone take you to the Emergency Facility. Recovery should be OK. Please let me know how things go. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more

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Can exercise cause diarrhea?

Can exercise cause diarrhea?

It can: This is a well observed phenomenon, particularly with endurance athletes/runners. This exercise induced diarrhea is felt to be possibly be related to low blood flow to the gut, as blood is shunted(diverted) to the muscle .. a variant of ischemic colitis! ...Read more

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How can marasmus cause diarrhea?

How can marasmus cause diarrhea?

Marasmus: becuse of your marasmus you may have what is known as starvation stools which can be watery in nature ...Read more

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What can cause diabetes?

What can cause diabetes?

Diabetes cause: Type 2 diabetes is considered a polygenic disorder with multiple causes. Basically ine must have a genetic predisposition towards developing diabetes, be exposed to a particular environmental trigger (obesity, low viramin d, a virus or illness, a medication) which results in the inability of the pancreas to produce insulin. Over time blood sugars rise and one develops diabetes. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause vomiting?

Can constipation cause vomiting?

Yes, if SevereEnough: and intestines are full enough, they vomiting is the fall back option to at least partially reduce intestinal volume. ...Read more

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Can sugar cause skin problems?

Can sugar cause skin problems?

Sugar: Sugar by itself won't cause skin infection or problems, but excess sugar leading to diabetes definitely can. Diabetes puts you at higher risk for skin infections and skin discolorations. ...Read more

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Can IBS cause fever?

Can IBS cause fever?

R/O IBS: UNLIKELY IBS IS A DX OF EXCLUSION . INFECTION& IBD is inflammation usually can have fever. DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are fo to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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Can tiredness cause diarrhea?

Can tiredness cause diarrhea?

No: Hi. No, tiredness and diarrhea are usually mechanistically unrelated. I would say severe diarrhea can cause tiredness, but not vice versa. ...Read more

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Can hyperglycaemia cause dizziness?

Can hyperglycaemia cause dizziness?

Yes: Yes, because when your blood sugar is high, you can become dehydrated. High blood sugar plus dizziness means it's time to go to the er. ...Read more

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Can metformin cause excessive thirst?

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Can metformin cause excessive thirst?

Non: Metformin does not cause excessive thirst but high blood sugars can cause . ...Read more

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Can chronic sleep loss cause cholestasis? Can it cause liver problems?

Can chronic sleep loss cause cholestasis?  Can it cause liver problems?

Not really.: Sleep loss is not known to cause liver disease or cholestasis. On the contrary, however, severe cholestasis can result in sleep loss, if the itching from the cholestasis makes it difficult to sleep. ...Read more

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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more


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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more