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134 Possible Causes for Agitation, Dysesthesia, Leg Cramp

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Cramps: - How to get rid of cramps : How to get rid of cramps breathing exercise - Leg cramps at night : Two easy solutions (Earthing and reduced breathing exercise).[normalbreathing.com] Patients with acute hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) may present with agitation and anxiety.[emedicine.medscape.com] Symptoms of Acute HVS are often more dramatic than Chronic HVS and may include breathlessness or the inability to catch one’s breath, agitation, rapid and/or deep breathing[ndhealthfacts.org]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    Dependence in Activities of Daily Living ADLs Inability to Initiate Meaningful Activities Anxiety Spatial Disorientation Rejection of Care Food Refusal Insomnia Apathy and Agitation[books.google.com] Clinical History Patients with acute hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) may present with great agitation and anxiety.[unp.me] It is accompanied by agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms[merckmanuals.com]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    As minimal criteria for diagnosis, the group proposes the following four features: (a) desire to move the extremities, often associated with paresthesias/dysesthesias; (b)[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two common causes of pain or discomfort in legs are nocturnal leg cramps (NLC) and restless leg syndrome (RLS).[doi.org] Greater awareness of potential causes of RLS, and its differentiation from akathisia and illness related agitation might help in reducing the distress associated with it and[doi.org]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] during periods of inactivity (restless legs syndrome) Leg cramps Craving nonfood items (pica) or ice to suck or chew on Pale lips, inner eyelids, and the inside of your mouth[babycenter.com] Signs and symptoms Patients with iron deficiency anemia may report the following: Fatigue and diminished capability to perform hard labor Leg cramps on climbing stairs Craving[emedicine.com] Other symptoms include: Shortness of breath Dizziness Headache Pale complexion Palpitations Chest pain Irritability or poor concentration An unpleasant urge to move your legs[babycenter.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    cramps Limp muscles Low BP & Heart Nursing Interventions for Hypokalemia Watch heart rhythm (place on cardiac monitor…most are already on telemetry), respiratory status,[registerednursern.com] These symptoms included nystagmus in one patient and agitation, tremors, and having an "out-of-body" experience in the other patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On the second day of hospitalization the patient presented severe delusions of persecution and extreme agitation, requiring neuroleptic medication for control.[scielo.br]

  • Respiratory Alkalosis

    […] person to breathe very rapidly and cause large losses of carbon dioxide. symptoms are: ph elevated above 7.45 and pco2 below 35mmhg rapid, deep breathing hyper ventilation agitation[allnurses.com] Other symptoms of respiratory alkalosis may encompass: agitation seizures dizziness light headedness tingling, numbness irregular heart beats muscle twitching , spasms , weakness[healthblurbs.com] Complications Cardiac arrhythmias Seizures Signs and Symptoms Cardinal Sign: Deep Rapid Breathing (40 bpm) CNS and neuromuscular disturbances: lightheadedness, agitation,[nurseslabs.com]

  • Alkalosis

    It may also lead to tetany, a condition involving prolonged and involuntary muscle spasms, particularly in the hands and feet, as well as cramping, spasms of the larynx and[livestrong.com] In this state a person will: Have Agitation Feel Nervousness Have Anxiety Feel more like the ‘hare’, less like the ‘tortoise’ Feel physically tired but mentally wired Compensate[metabolichealing.com] Other symptoms cited by the National Institutes of Health include hand tremors, involuntary muscle twitching and sensations of numbness or tingling in the face, arms or legs[livestrong.com]

  • Petroleum Distillates Poisoning

    […] or pain troubled breathing unusual tiredness or weakness weakness, aching, and stiffness of muscles, especially those of the neck, arms, and legs Note: Cardiac and muscle[drugs.com] Arrhythmias usually occur before presentation and are unlikely to recur after presentation unless patients have excessive agitation.[msdmanuals.com] Agitation, delirium - Alcohol, amphetamines, atropine, barbiturates, neostigmine(Prostigmin),scopolamine ( Scopace)Coma - Atropine, barbiturates, bromide, carbon monoxide,[slideshare.net]

  • Carbon Disulfide Poisoning

    Industrial exposure has led to prominent urinary and sexual dysfunction, as well as to distal sensory neuropathy Alcohol: Ataxia and other systemic symptoms may accompany dysesthesia[emedicine.medscape.com] Certain tank conditions, such as increased liquid volume, agitation and high temperatures, can intensify this already hazardous situation by changing the ratio of H2S in the[asphaltmagazine.com] The manhole cover should be left open during this heating process and the water in all parts of the tank should be agitated occasionally to ensure uniform distribution of[archive.org]

  • Common Cold

    Approximately one in 10 (5 to 10 percent) infected persons will have severe disease characterized by profuse watery diarrhea, vomiting, and leg cramps.[tools.wmflabs.org] […] blurred vision, dizziness, dry mouth, hallucinations, heart block, paradoxic excitability, respiratory depression, sedation, tachycardia, urinary retention Decongestants Oral: agitation[aafp.org] As the encephalopathy becomes more severe, extreme irritability, agitation, confusion, delirium, and coma may develop.[nejm.org]

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