Diarrhea

a)NPO improves→ Hypermotility, osmotic b)NPO cannot improves→ Secretory, inflammatory c)Fecal WBC/RBC(-)→ Secretory d)Fecal WBC/RBC(+)→ Inflammatory Etiology- Magnesium oxide, Vitamin C, Mannitol, pancreas function↓, Lactulose, intestinal absorption↓, lactose intolerance, Bacteria↑ Lab- FOG>125 2.Secretory Presentation- stool volume >1L/day Etiology- Hyperthyroidism, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, Villous adenoma, VIPoma, cholera, ETEC, C.difficile, rotavirus, congenital chloride diarrhea, colchicine, neuroblastoma Lab- FOG<50 3.Inflammatory […]