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76 Possible Causes for Agitated Delirium, Leg Pain, Metallic Taste

  • Thallium Poisoning

    Neuropsychiatric complications include anxiety, confusion, delirium, hallucinations and psychosis.[patient.info] […] thal·li·um poi·son·ing a condition characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, leg pains, and severe sensorimotor polyneuropathy; about 3 weeks after poisoning, temporary extensive[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Neuropsychological manifestations may include anxiety, confusion, delirium, hallucinations, and psychosis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Iodine Poisoning

    ., 1979). 9.4.3 Neurological 9.4.3.1 Central nervous system (CNS) Headache, dizziness and delirium have been reported in severe intoxications.[inchem.org] Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur: Less common Hives joint pain swelling of the arms, face, legs, lips, tongue, and/or[mayoclinic.org] Minor effects are metallic taste in the mouth, increased salivation, GI irritation, and acneiform skin lesions.[tandurust.com]

  • Cerebral Malaria

    Agitation and confusion may develop after patient has recoverd from coma.[neurologyindia.com] An 84-year-old Somali woman presented with a 3-day history of altered mental status, spiking fevers, chills, bilateral leg pain and weakness, and intermittent diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Confusional states, delirium with hallucinations, transient amnesia and schizophrenic picture have been also described.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Lead Poisoning

    On 12th day after the exposure to TEL, the condition bacame worse with marked agitation, delirium, convulsion, fever and coma.[doi.org] 2010 pigeon ramier.png 3 910 2 748; 9,03 MB X-ray of breast muscle tissues from red-legged patridges containing small fragments of PbPlosOne0015892.jpg 1 336 1 118; 265 KB[commons.wikimedia.org] 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]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    A 48-year-old male deep-sea fisherman developed paresthesia and pain in both legs while working at sea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] And then there are the bad days when she screams in pain as spasms wreck her left arm and leg. The burning in her limbs adds to her agony.[livemint.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Patients with evidence of end-organ damage, focal neurological deficits, arrhythmias, delirium, or uncontrolled agitation should be admitted for observation.[clinicaladvisor.com] He complains of pain in his right leg and left wrist, and slowly recounts how he was hit by a car while being chased by a lion.[medbullets.com] Symptoms include an acrid metallic taste, cardiac failure, sweating, and vomiting about 30 min after ingestion.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    These are: pain in the muscles, joints or limbs – such as in the legs or hands shivering or unusually cold hands and feet blue lips and pale or blotchy skin As the condition[nhsinform.scot] Clarithromycin appears to cause more GI symptoms (eg, gastric upset, metallic taste) than azithromycin.[emedicine.medscape.com] The first symptom is usually spasm of the jaw muscles ("lockjaw") followed by painful spasms of muscles in the face, neck, chest, abdomen, arms, and legs.[immunize.ca]

  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    Confusion, agitation, delirium, frank psychosis, seizures, stupor or coma Certain unusual presentations include chest pain, acute abdomen, status epilepticus, stroke, acute[emedicine.medscape.com] […] in the arms and legs Diarrhea Difficulty in climbing stairs Significant visual defects such as blurred vision, protrusion of the eyes, characteristic gaze or stare, double[hyperthyroidismsymptomsx.com] Other possible side effects and complications of radioactive iodine therapy include metallic taste in the mouth, dry mouth, tightness in throat, sore throat, pain in the neck[drllynch.com]

  • Encephalopathy

    delirium, to deep coma with decerebrate posturing.[medlink.com] In most cases they are characterized by vague symptoms such as ‘foggy mind’, headache, fatigue, joint and muscle pain, leg or arm numbness even if more specific complaints[doi.org] taste Peripheral neuropathy 15- 20 Neomycin 250 mg 2-4 times daily Ototoxicity Nephrotoxicity 20- 30 A recent study showed significant decrease in mortality in cirrhotics[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Anticholinergic Toxicity

    , delirium (don't give elderly anticholinergics) Bloated as a toad constipation, urinary retention Tachycardia b/c of loss of PNS vagal input to heart reversal of atropine[memorize.com] leg.[medbullets.com] The most common indication for physostigmine is to control agitated delirium.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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