|Chronic Renal Insufficiency||13%||Unlikely|
|Magnesium Toxicity||1%||Ruled out|
|Ovarian Cancer||0%||Ruled out|
|Infectious Mononucleosis||0%||Ruled out|
How often do you suffer from nausea that is not due to a known cause such as pregnancy or hunger?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Never / very rarely
→ Occasionally - a few times per year
→ Regularly - a few times per month
→ Often - several times per week
Accumulation of fluid (due to congestive heart failure) in the liver and intestines may cause nausea, abdominal pain, and decreased appetite.
Approximately 50% of patients with chronic idiopathic nausea and vomiting evaluated in referral centers have gastroparesis. A viral etiology was suggested in these patients and in other series when there was an acute onset of nausea and vomiting with other features of a viral illness (fever, myalgia, diarrhea, fatigue, or abdominal cramping).
Enlarged Spleen also suggests the following possibilities:
Hypersplenism is sometimes referred to as enlarged spleen (splenomegaly), but in fact an enlarged spleen is one of the symptoms of hypersplenism. What differentiates hypersplenism is its premature destruction of blood cells.
About 50-75% of people with mononucleosis have some spleen enlargement, usually seen two to three weeks after they first become sick. Whether or not the spleen is enlarged, people who have mono should not lift heavy objects or exercise vigorously – especially participating in contact sports – for two months after they get sick, because these activities increase the risk of rupturing the spleen, which can be life-threatening. If you have mono and get a severe sharp, sudden pain on the left side of your upper abdomen, go to an emergency room immediately.
ALL, CML, or hairy cell leukemia can cause enlargement of the spleen.
Nausea is an early sign of fluoride toxicity.
Acute gastroenteritis is a common cause of acute care-seeking and is second only to the common cold as a cause of lost work time. Bacterial, viral, and parasitic pathogens cause this illness which is characterized by diarrhea and/or vomiting. Vomiting is especially common with infections caused by rotaviruses, enteric adenovirus, Norwalk agent, and calicivirus.
Symptoms of zinc toxicity include nausea, vomiting and fever.