Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Alkalosis

Alkalosis: Introduction

Alkalosis: A condition that iscaused by the accumulation of base in the body. See detailed information below for a list of 54 causes of Alkalosis, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

» Review Causes of Alkalosis: Causes | Symptom Checker » | Assessment Questionnaire »

Causes of Alkalosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Alkalosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

» Review Causes of Alkalosis: Causes | Symptom Checker » | Assessment Questionnaire »

Home Diagnostic Testing and Alkalosis

Home medical tests possibly related to Alkalosis:

Alkalosis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Alkalosis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

Alkalosis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Alkalosis may include:

Review further information on Alkalosis Treatments.

Message Boards for Alkalosis

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Alkalosis or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Alkalosis:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Alkalosis. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination - increased respiratory rate (hyperventilation) as cause of alkalosis, looking for signs of possible causes of alkalosis e.g. Cushing's syndrome, vomiting, stroke , meningitis.
  • If vomiting , examine for causes of vomiting - e.g. abdominal distension with intestinal obstruction.
  • Arterial blood gas analysis - to analyse the acid-base balance (e.g. respiratory alkalosis has an elevated pH and reduced pCO2).
  • Blood test
    • Electrolytes - low potassium if vomiting, Cushing's syndrome, Conn's syndrome or from some diuretics.
    • Anion gap
  • more tests...»

Alkalosis: Animations

Medications or substances causing Alkalosis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Alkalosis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Bisac-Evac
  • Bisacodyl Uniserts
  • Bisco-Lax
  • Carterís Little Pills
  • Clysodrast
  • more causes...»

Drug interactions causing Alkalosis:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Alkalosis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Thiazide Diuretic and Calcium interaction
  • Bendroflumethiazide and Calcium interaction
  • Naturetin and Calcium interaction
  • Chlorothiazide and Calcium interaction
  • Aldochlor and Calcium interaction
  • Diachlor and Calcium interaction
  • Diupres and Calcium interaction
  • Diurigen and Calcium interaction
  • more interactions...»

Alkalosis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Alkalosis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Causes of Similar Symptoms to Alkalosis

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Alkalosis:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Alkalosis. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

See Alkalosis Assessment Questionnaire (22 listings)

Alkalosis: Deaths

Read more about causes and Alkalosis deaths.

Misdiagnosis and Alkalosis

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend...read more »

Alkalosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:

Definitions of Alkalosis:

An abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Pathological condition that removes acid or adds base to the body fluids.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Alkalosis:

The list of organs typically affected by Alkalosis may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Alkalosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Alkalosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Alkalosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Alkalosis. Of the 54 causes of Alkalosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 52 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Alkalosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Alkalosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Alkalosis or choose View All.

View All A B C D E G H I K L M O P R S T V

C

P

Conditions listing medical complications: Alkalosis:

The following list of medical conditions have Alkalosis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

C

Join in at the forums

Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.

Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.

See a list of all the medical forums

Causes of Alkalosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Alkalosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Alkalosis?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Alkalosis, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Alkalosis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Alkalosis:

    Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Alkalosis:

    Acidosis (149 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Respiratory alkalosis, Metabolic alkalosis, Hyperventilation (92 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Related medical articles from our Disease Center for Alkalosis:

    More Ways To Research Medical Signs and Symptoms:

  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise