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4,190 Possible Causes for Agitation, Fainting Spells, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Expert consensus panels have recommended risperidone as first-line treatment for agitation of psychiatric origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] you have: Chest pain Shortness of breath When to call your health care provider Call your health care provider right away if you have any of the following: Dizziness or fainting[fairview.org]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Medicine -- Section 2: Critical Care -- Chapter 137: Inpatient Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- Chapter 138: Acute Respiratory Failure -- Chapter 139: Pain, Agitation[worldcat.org] A 64 year old woman presented with persistent and severe symptoms due to recurrent aspiration pneumonias associated with oesophageal reflux.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 80-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with recurrent right-sided aspiration pneumonia, found on barium swallow to be due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperventilation

    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[msdmanuals.com] One must rely solely on a very careful history and elicit time of onset and place to get a possible lead if it is a patient complaining of having had “fainting spells,” “heart[aafp.org] […] or outright panic attacks. [1] Excessively rapid breathing creates low levels of carbon dioxide in your blood, which can lead to dizziness, fainting, weakness, confusion, agitation[wikihow.com]

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  • Hypoglycemia

    We present a case of an 85-year-old man who presented to the endocrinology clinic with symptoms of "fainting spells after large meals."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of the history of Billroth II surgery and the description of his fainting spells, a 5-hour glucose tolerance test was performed in the clinic using the foods that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Panic Attacks

    […] psychological difficulty: low mood, sleep disturbance, loss of sexual interest, feelings of hopelessness, health anxiety, worthlessness, a loss of pleasure in activities, agitation[warwick.ac.uk]

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  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Venlafaxine 75 mg XR form PO QD or BID Nausea, anorexia, hypertension Paroxetine * 10 mg PO QD Nausea, tremor, diarrhea, agitation Erythropoietin 8000 IU SC once per week[circ.ahajournals.org] Vasovagal syncope is characterized by simple fainting spells .[rscdiagnosticservices.com] A blood test might also be done to look for conditions of the blood such as anemia which might be a cause to the fainting spell or dizziness you have.[gazettereview.com]

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  • 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] […] disease, and should not be dismissed: Tremors, convulsions, or uncontrolled shaking of the hands (or even the entire body) Profuse sweating, even in cold conditions Extreme agitation[timberlineknolls.com] Occasionally, the agitated and confused person may have to be physically restrained until he or she becomes calm and coherent.[emedicinehealth.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Hyponatremia

    On admission, the patient was agitated and had slurred speech. Treatment with hypertonic saline lead to full recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was evaluated at a community hospital emergency department and given lorazepam due to agitation and combativeness before discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Have your symptoms included any mental changes, such as feeling confused, agitated or depressed? Have you had nausea, vomiting or diarrhea?[mayoclinic.org]

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  • Syncope

    General Information Syncope, often referred to as a fainting spell, is the abrupt and brief loss of consciousness due to a temporary lack in blood flow to the brain.[utmc.utoledo.edu] For individuals who have problems with chronic fainting spells, therapy should focus on recognizing the triggers and learning techniques to keep from fainting.[en.wikipedia.org] You may want to consult your doctor after a fainting spell, especially if you never had one before.[mayoclinic.org]

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  • Anxiety Disorder

    […] 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] Some of the most common anxiety symptoms include irrational feelings of fear, dread, or danger tension worry physical symptoms such as agitation, trembling, nausea, hot or[health.harvard.edu] . † Behavioral adverse effects (eg, disinhibition, agitation) are common but are usually mild to moderate.[merckmanuals.com]

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