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278 Possible Causes for Acute Kidney Failure, Metallic Taste, Seizure

  • Acute Renal Failure

    Mortality is high in severe cases of acute renal injury.[symptoma.com] This can cause both neurological and cardiac complications, such as seizures, coma, arrhythmia and hypotension, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.[livestrong.com] ., alcohol, cocaine) Seizure Traumatic crush injury Hypercalcemia (high level of calcium in the blood) caused by the following: Deposition of calcium in tissue Vasoconstriction[healthcommunities.com]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Acute renal failure. Madrid Acute Renal Failure Study Group”. Lancet. vol. 347. 1996. pp. 479 Mehta, RL, Pascual, MT, Soroko, S.[clinicaladvisor.com] End stage renal disease causes weight loss, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, difficulty breathing and seizures.[kidneyandhypertensioncare.com] Common signs and symptoms of CKD include difficulty urinating ( dysuria ), dizziness, foamy urine, frequent urination at night ( nocturia ), metallic taste (dysgeusia), swelling[verywell.com]

  • Toxic Effect of Copper Salts

    MODS, multi-organ dysfunction syndrome; LoQTS, long QT syndrome; ALI, acute lung injury; ATN, acute tubular necrosis; ARF, acute renal failure; DMPS, 2,3-dimercapto-1-propane-sulfonic[emedicine.medscape.com] According to the MedlinePlus website, symptoms of copper toxicity include nausea, vomiting, digestive discomfort, metallic taste, yellow skin and eyes, depression, anorexia[leaf.tv] Physical conditions associated with copper imbalance include arthritis, fatigue, adrenal burnout, insomnia, scoliosis, osteoporosis, heart disease, cancer, migraine headaches, seizures[healingedge.net]

  • Lead Poisoning

    We report the case of a 23-month-old male with hypotonia, developmental delay, and complex seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Very high levels of lead in the blood may cause personality changes, headaches, loss of sensation, weakness, a metallic taste in the mouth, uncoordinated walking, digestive[merckmanuals.com] The effects of lead are well known and range from delayed and adversely affected neurodevelopment to severe health outcomes including seizures, coma, and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iodine Poisoning

    Campistol JM, Abad C, Nogu S, & Bert A (1988) Acute renal failure in a patient treated by continuous povidone-iodine mediastinal irrigation.[inchem.org] Similarly, if the skin is affected, it can result in chemical burns Urinary difficulties (absence of urine) Low response level Weak pulse Shock Seizures Coma How is First[dovemed.com] Minor effects are metallic taste in the mouth, increased salivation, GI irritation, and acneiform skin lesions.[tandurust.com]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    Exposure to inorganic mercury generally causes development of a metallic taste, local oropharyngeal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, colic abdominal pain, renal dysfunction[orpha.net] The acute renal failure resolved after 10 days and there are no residual sequelae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the two cases in which seizures were present, epileptiform activity was seen. Both clinical severity and EEG abnormalities may correlate with age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    MODS, multi-organ dysfunction syndrome; LoQTS, long QT syndrome; ALI, acute lung injury; ATN, acute tubular necrosis; ARF, acute renal failure; DMPS, 2,3-dimercapto-1-propane-sulfonic[emedicine.medscape.com] Overexposure may cause headaches, drowsiness, confusion, seizures, and life-threatening complications.[rarediseases.org] taste in mouth Mood swings Night sweats Parasites Skin problems Sore or receding gums How Do You Get Heavy Metal Poisoning?[lifeworkswellnesscenter.com]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Metallic taste in the mouth (usually wears off). Fine tremor. Thirst, polyuria, impaired urinary concentration - avoid fluid restriction. Weight gain and oedema.[patient.info] Am J Kidney Dis 1992;19:31–38. Sigler MH, Teehan BP: Solute transport in continuous hemodialysis: A new treatment for acute renal failure. Kidney Int 1987;32:562–571.[karger.com] Lithium decreases seizure threshold leading to isolated seizure (Case 1) or it may lead to status epilepticus (Case 2).[neurologyindia.com]

  • Inhalation of Cadmium Fumes

    When its initially inhaled you may notice a sweet or metallic taste, and then throat irritation.[healthblurbs.com] MODS, multi-organ dysfunction syndrome; LoQTS, long QT syndrome; ALI, acute lung injury; ATN, acute tubular necrosis; ARF, acute renal failure; DMPS, 2,3-dimercapto-1-propane-sulfonic[emedicine.medscape.com] Syrup of Ipecac should be administered only if victims are alert, have an active gag-reflex, and show no signs of impending seizure or coma.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    Other systemic signs of AAP are the presence of a garlic odor, caustic burns, dysphagia, gangrene, rash, acute renal failure, liver failure, and metabolic acidosis.[symptoma.com] .  Patient experience a  Metallic taste,  Garlicky odour in the breath  Xerostomia  Dysphagia.  Increased salivation  Excessive thirst.  Severe nausea  Vomiting.[slideshare.net] Rapid development of acute renal failure and haemolytic anaemia initially elicited the hypothesis of a haemolytic-uremic syndrome.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

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