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628 Possible Causes for Acute Respiratory Failure, Headache, Slurred Speech

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Headaches. Slurred speech. Impaired judgment. Anxiety. Insomnia. Trouble concentrating. Memory loss. Problems breathing. Coma. Death.[] speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[] Alcohol abuse has a wide range of consequences, from nausea and headaches from a hangover to severe liver problems from chronic drinking.[]

  • Heroin Dependence

    Side effects: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, headache, dizziness. For a more complete list of side effects visit this NIH page.[] speech Irregular sleep patterns, having difficulty sleeping, awake at unusual times, unusual laziness Red, watery eyes, pupils larger or smaller than usual, blank stare Extreme[] speech Lack of memory, forgetting things or not remembering important events or matters Lack of interest in the future or what comes next Unkempt self-image, lack of hygiene[]

  • Isopropyl Alcohol Poisoning

    For example, inhaling isopropyl alcohol vapors may irritate your respiratory tract, and high concentrations of isopropyl alcohol vapor can cause dizziness, drowsiness, headache[] Initially, the side effects of rubbing alcohol poisoning mimic those of a typical drunk person: dizziness, confusion, slurred speech, and nausea.[] Symptoms of isopropyl alcohol poisoning include flushing, headache, dizziness, CNS depression, nausea, vomiting, anesthesia, and coma.[]

  • Head Injury

    The most common recognizable forms of posttraumatic headache in concussion are tension-type headache, cervicogenic headache, migraine, and combined tension-type headache and[] speech or saying things that don't make sense problems concentrating, thinking, or making decisions difficulty with coordination or balance (such as being unable to catch[] The following are signs of a more serious injury: A constant headache, particularly one that gets worse Slurred speech or confusion Dizziness that does not go away or happens[]

  • Chloroform Poisoning

    Clinical presentation Persons exposed to carbon tetrachloride or chloroform from acute inhalation, skin absorption, or ingestion may present with nausea, vomiting, headache[] Consider admission and observation for the following patients, even if they are initially asymptomatic, as they are at increased risk of progression to respiratory failure[] Acute poisoning is associated with headache, altered consciousness, convulsions, respiratory paralysis and disturbances of the autonomic nervous system: dizziness, nausea,[]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    The most common adverse effects in patients who received flumazenil were injection site pain (10.3%), agitation (8%), vomiting (3.4%), dizziness (3.4%), headache (3.4%), tachycardia[] Your speech is slurred, or you are confused. You have trouble walking or moving parts of your body. You feel extremely agitated.[] Toxic leukoencephalopathy can occur acutely following an overdose of benzodiazepine and respiratory failure.[]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    Thereafter, her mental status markedly improved and her headache resolved.[] , MI, PE and respiratory failure 23.[] speech, new onset of seizure, or loss of consciousness after one of the above symptoms.[]

  • Cerebellar Hemorrhage

    The patient's headache gradually resolved; physical therapy was restarted to rehabilitate this patient with paraparesis.[] On further examination, there was an ataxic gait and slurred speech, which was reported to be new by the patient and his accompanying partner.[] speech.[]

  • Barbiturate Abuse

    Symptoms may include headache, sweating, dizziness, light-headedness, vomiting, anxiety, tremors, violent cramps, and paranoia.[] Acetaminophen in amounts of more than 4000 mg a day can lead to liver damage and acute liver failure, particularly if it’s also combined with alcohol.[] It develops slurred speech and confused mind. ?[]

  • Overdose

    We present a case of a 64-year-old woman who presented with acute onset headache, bilateral tinnitus, and left-sided facial numbness and tingling in the setting of accidentally[] Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of respiratory failure due to severe acute exacerbations of asthma.[] At this point, the patient developed new slurred speech and later catatonia.[]

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