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126 Possible Causes for Agitation, Dog Bite, Headache

  • Rabies

    In the second case, also named apathetic rabies, paralysis develops from the outset with fever, headache and nuchal rigidity.[orpha.net] As problems, dog-bites and rabies are entangled with one another, and both align with the concept of One Health.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These early symptoms can include: Fever Headache General tiredness Discomfort, numbness, or pain at the site of the bite.[rabies.emedtv.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Pediatric generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive and uncontrollable worry about a variety of events and is accompanied by physical symptoms such as headaches[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For instance, fear that a dog might bite you could be very rational in a given situation.[lds.org] […] history of panic disorder and one patient with a history of generalized anxiety disorder were treated with buspirone and experienced an increase in their anxiety levels, agitation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    We present a case of a 31-year-old Caucasian woman with a history of hypertension and recurrent occipital headaches who was admitted to the emergency department due to severe[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Torda TA, Loong E, & Greaves I (1980) Severe lung oedema and fatal consumption coagulopathy after funnel-web bite. Med. J. Aust., 2: 442-444.[inchem.org] Neurogenic pulmonary edema is suggested by her acute agitation.[professional.diabetes.org]

  • Tetanus

    Symptoms usually begin eight days after the infection, and include headache and muscular stiffness in the jaw, followed by stiffness of the neck, difficulty in swallowing,[wpro.who.int] ‘In the UK, it is possible to catch the disease tetanus from a bite such as a dog bite, although this is now very rare.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Tetanus symptoms include: Headache Jaw cramping Sudden, involuntary muscle tightening – often in the stomach (muscle spasms) Painful muscle stiffness all over the body Trouble[web.archive.org]

  • Typhus

    The most common symptoms are fever, headaches, and sometimes rash.[web.archive.org] Travelers should be instructed to minimize exposure to biting arthropods during travel (including lice, fleas, ticks, mites) and to animal reservoirs (particularly dogs) when[wwwnc.cdc.gov] […] suspected when people in crowded, louse-infected conditions experience sudden onset of high fever, chills, headaches, general pain and severe exhaustion alternating with agitation[web.archive.org]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Rash may not occur in 15% of patients, and the classic triad of fever, headache, and rash is also not definitive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] By the end of a week in severe cases, the patient shows signs of brain irritation and may be agitated, sleepless, or delirious.[britannica.com] RMSF disease is caused by the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii, transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected American dog tick ( Dermacentor variabilis ) and other tick[dhs.wisconsin.gov]

  • Black Widow Spider Bite

    Symptoms of a black widow bite can include anxiety, difficulty breathing, painful muscle cramps, headache, high blood pressure, increased saliva, increased sweating, sensitivity[refinery29.com] Very young and old dogs have weaker immune systems and are at increased risk of experiencing severe reactions to black widow bites.[orkin.com] Removing them by hand will agitate them and bite in self-defense.[symptoma.com]

  • Scedosporium Infection

    The authors present a 73-year-old woman with chronic renal disease who presented with headache for 2 weeks.[revistaneurocirugia.com] Only one case of tenosynovitis (after a dog bite) has been reported world-wide [ 11 ].[bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com] A 21-year-old woman with Wegener granulomatosis treated with prednisone and cyclophosphamide developed fever, myalgias, malaise, and headache with stiff neck.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Limbic Encephalitis

    A 35-year-old male who had not previously suffered any major illnesses was admitted to our hospital because of general fatigue, fever, headache, vomiting, consciousness disturbance[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Majority in developing countries are from dog bites, but in the US the #1 cause is bat bites (and patients are often unaware that they were bitten).[errolozdalga.com] During the third cycle of treatment, the patient developed psychomotor agitation and hallucinations followed by severe consciousness level reduction and cognitive impairment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Common Cold

    If the headache is felt in the eye, it may be a sign of an eye infection.[livestrong.com] bite (no sequelae).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] blurred vision, dizziness, dry mouth, hallucinations, heart block, paradoxic excitability, respiratory depression, sedation, tachycardia, urinary retention Decongestants Oral: agitation[aafp.org]

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