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1,588 Possible Causes for Agitation, Behavior Problem, Confusion

  • Hypoglycemia

    For physicians, if the cause of abnormal behavior cannot be detected, hypoglycemia should be suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] , lips, or tongue irritability abnormal behavior lightheadedness unsteady movement inability to concentrate personality changes headache restlessness Severe Hypoglycemia If[glucagenhypokit.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    On admission, the patient was agitated and had slurred speech. Treatment with hypertonic saline lead to full recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] behavior. [21] Psychosis after a seizure is relatively common, occurring in between 6 and 10% of people. [22] Often people do not remember what occurred during this time.[en.wikipedia.org] Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] should be monitored by a healthcare professional to ensure the safety of the recovering addict: Hallucinations Delirium tremens Fever that spikes rapidly Seizures Extreme agitation[addictions.com] Alcohol intoxication causes behavior problems and mental changes.[mayoclinic.org] The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schizophrenia

    In cases where the patient is agitated but more redirectable, sedation can be administered orally.[emedicine.medscape.com] Copy number variants of schizophrenia susceptibility loci are associated with a spectrum of speech and developmental delays and behavior problems.[doi.org] They usually don’t remember the treatment itself, and may experience a brief period of confusion following ECT.[schizophrenic.com]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    Patient treated with IV Haldol 5mg PRN for agitation, IV Levofloxacin, moved closer to nurses station for observation due to agitation and confusion.[cdiarchive.com] When further specified as a specific type, delirium is still classified in the section of ICD-9 reserved for mental and behavioral problems (located between drug-induced mental[icd10monitor.com] These include patients with known diabetes who experience symptoms of confusion due to low blood sugar.[healthcare-online.org]

  • Mania

    Manic-depressives and agitated depressives were also excluded. Patients with mania and/or psychomotor agitation had predominantly right hemisphere lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] problems after STN DBS surgery. 65, 66 A recent small study of 14 PD patients undergoing STN DBS suggested that baseline motor impairment was associated with post-surgical[neuro.psychiatryonline.org] H2 receptor antagonists can be associated with central adverse drug reactions (ADRs), like confusion, delirium, hallucinations, slurred speech or headaches.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    The most indicative symptoms experienced were a severe headache, blurred vision, agitation, and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We herein report the case of a 65-year-old woman who presented with the subacute onset of dementia and subsequently developed abnormal behavior and a gait disturbance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is the biggest headache for the physician, and it is an area where confusion is common.[doi.org]

  • Huntington's Disease

    This is a case of a 60-year-old man who presented with a 6-month history of increasing agitation and emotional volatility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Behavioral Problems in Huntington’s Disease. A helpful guide for coping with and caring for individuals experiencing the behavioral symptoms of HD. Paulsen, J.[web.stanford.edu] The dementia symptom I noticed the most was how easily she was confused by things.[hdlf.org]

  • Insulinoma

    Clinical case The 49-year-old patient went to ER on three occasions in the six months previous to her last admittance for symptoms of agitation, delusions, gentle crying and[scielo.org.co] We report a case of insulinoma in a 55 years old female who presented with episodes of abnormal behavior and altered sensorium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical features of an insulinoma are fasting hypoglycemia with neuroglycopenic symptoms including confusion and unusual behavior, while hypertension is usually not associated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Agitation: IV or IM benzodiazepines, usually lorazepam, are first-line drugs for control of agitation.[clinicaladvisor.com] He may have learning difficulties or other behavior problems when he gets older. Where can I find support and more information?[drugs.com] […] weight loss Severe tooth decay Auditory and tactile hallucinations Sexual problems, reproductive damage and infertility (for both men and women) Disorientation, apathy, confused[drugfreeworld.org]

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