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58 Possible Causes for Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, Drooling, Dysautonomia, Hypersalivation

  • Rabies

    The Salivary glands are concentrated with the virus in the infected animal and cause excessive drooling. This is the primary way the virus transmits itself.[web.archive.org] An alternative hypothesis is that this patient would not have developed substantial dysautonomia.[dx.doi.org] We report a case of a 6-year-old boy who presented febrile seizure with agitation and cerebellar signs, without hydrophobia or hypersalivation, 17 days after a dog bite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include: Drooling Seizures Bite site is very sensitive Mood changes Nausea and vomiting Loss of feeling in an area of the body Loss of muscle function Low-grade[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Alcohol Minor Withdrawal Alcoholic Hallucinosis Withdrawal Seizure Delirium Tremens Time Since Last Drink 6 hours 12 - 24 hours 48 hours 48 - 96 hours Symptoms Trembling Irritability[medbullets.com] This may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, vertical nystagmus, drooling, loss of balance, and dizziness.[usmleforum.com] Profuse diaphoresis, hypersalivation, bronchospasm, and urinary retention occurred in less than 5%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] According to the DOI , here are some of the physical symptoms of PCP intoxication: Drooling Sweating Nystagmus or strange, jerking movements of the eyes Impaired motor skills[phencyclidine.org]

  • Botulism

    In the infant, clinical symptoms are usually unspecific such as poor feeding, weak suck, feeble cry, drooling, followed by a symmetric, descending, flaccid paralysis beginning[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dysautonomia, measured by recording heart rate variability (HRV), persisted beyond observable physical recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms of botulism can include: flat facial expression poor feeding (weak sucking) weak cry decreased movement trouble swallowing with excessive drooling muscle weakness[web.archive.org] Difficulty swallowing and speaking Double vision Nausea Vomiting Weakness with paralysis (equal on both sides of the body) Symptoms in infants may include: Constipation Drooling[medlineplus.gov]

    Missing: Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Familial Dysautonomia

    This is an innovative, safe method for drooling control in this population. Copyright 2014 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] GeneReviews/NCBI/NIH/UW entry on Familial dysautonomia[en.wikipedia.org] […] can have gray, pale, shiny faces with an asymmetric suffering expression; frontal bossing, with eventual hypertelorism and narrow lips; a low-caries rate; drooling, and hypersalivation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] fluid intake and acute episodes of dehydration during dysautonomic vomiting crises, which are often accompanied by increased insensible losses from excessive diaphoresis and hypersalivation[cjasn.asnjournals.org]

    Missing: Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Dementia

    Certain withdrawal syndromes can present with delirium (eg, alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates and naloxone-induced acute opiate withdrawal).[emedicine.medscape.com] Abstract We report the case of a 79-year-old Japanese woman who developed cerebellar ataxia followed by rigidity, dysautonomia and cognitive disorders, and was thus clinically[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Use of benzodiazepines should be reserved for alcohol withdrawal symptoms/delirium tremens or severe generalized anxiety disorder unresponsive to other therapies. 5 Don’t[choosingwisely.org] The use of benzodiazepines should be avoided except in cases of alcohol or sedative-hypnotic withdrawal.[aafp.org]

    Missing: Drooling
  • Hypersalivation

    Based on a recently published paper hypersalivation should be considered as the primary form of sialorrhea, and drooling corresponds to its secondary form.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dysautonomia rating scales in Parkinson's disease: sialorrhea , dysphagia, and constipation--critique and recommendations by movement disorders task force on rating scales[thefreedictionary.com] Subsequently, hypersalivation was induced without any extrapyramidal symptoms. It is suggested that hypersalivation was an adverse effect of olanzapine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Drooling is saliva flowing outside the mouth.[nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    […] from diverse causes Environmental heatstroke Serotonin syndrome Withdrawal from dopamine agonists, other drugs, or alcohol Source: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Information[web.archive.org] […] to medical records, Shiv began showing symptoms of NMS on March 17, including “fever, muscle stiffness, altered consciousness, increased heart rate, profuse sweating and drooling[web.archive.org] As described above, the classic tetrad of the syndrome is fever, muscular rigidity, altered mental status, and dysautonomia. E.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Hypersalivation Overlapping Features Skin Diaphoresis Pallor Diaphoresis Mental Status Variable, stupor, coma, alert Variable, agitation, coma Muscles 'Lead-pipe' rigidity[medsafe.govt.nz]

  • Scorpion Sting

    […] around the sting area If a bark scorpion bites, severe symptoms are visible, which are as follows: Unusual head, neck and eye movements Muscle twitching or thrashing Sweating Drooling[apollohospitals.com] Airway support is important and patients may require ventilation due to hypersalivation and autonomic dysfunction.[cdemcurriculum.com] Serious symptoms include: Diarrhea and vomiting (throwing up) Fast heart beat Muscle jerks Restlessness Roving or wild eye movements Sweating Trouble swallowing and drooling[advocareparsippanypediatrics.com] […] is used to combat parasympathetic effects scorpion sting A toxic systemic response to scorpion venom Clinical SOB, opisthotonus, nasal and periorbital itching, dysphasia, drooling[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Hallucinogen Abuse

    Alcohol withdrawal has all of the withdrawal symptoms we have discussed, but can also have tremor, seizures, confusion, hallucinations (mostly visual), delirium , coma and[stomponstep1.com] […] coordination Higher doses: Distorted speech Psychosis or catatonia Low blood pressure Depressed breathing and heart rates Nausea and vomiting Blurred vision Rapid eye movements Drooling[intheknowzone.com] Other effects that can occur at high doses are nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, flicking up and down of the eyes, drooling, loss of balance, and dizziness.[stepstorecovery.com] […] coordination Feeling of detachment, estrangement At High Doses: Drop in blood pressure, pulse rate and respiration Nausea, vomiting Blurred vision Rapid, involuntary eye movements Drooling[healthychildren.org]

    Missing: Hypersalivation
  • Myasthenia Gravis

    […] variety of symptoms, including: Breathing difficulty because of weakness of the chest wall muscles Chewing or swallowing difficulty, causing frequent gagging, choking , or drooling[web.archive.org] He developed insomnia of 2 months duration, worsening of myasthenic symptoms and respiratory distress, dysautonomia, encephalopathy, and peripheral nerve hyperexcitability[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common systemic side effects are sweating, hypersalivation, lacrimation, bronchial constriction and nightmares.[doi.org] […] variety of symptoms, including: Breathing difficulty because of weakness of the chest wall muscles Chewing or swallowing difficulty, causing frequent gagging, choking, or drooling[nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

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