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23 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Bell's Palsy, Drooling, 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] 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] Symptoms As the disease progresses, neurological symptoms appear and may include: Insomnia Anxiety Confusion Slight or partial paralysis Excitation Hallucinations Agitation Hypersalivation[rabies.emedtv.com]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    […] food in their mouth.Patients with early cases of PBP have difficulty with pronunciations, particularly lateral consonants (linguals) and velars, and may show problems with drooling[en.wikipedia.org] This is the most common form of muscular dystrophy in adults Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy One thing all of these diseases have in common with an exception of Bell's Palsy is[quizlet.com] […] aim to help people cope with the symptoms of progressive bulbar palsy, such as feeding tubes, devices to help with talking, and medicines to treat muscle spasms, weakness, drooling[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Other causes of paralysis include Nerve diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Autoimmune diseases such as Guillain-Barre syndrome Bell's palsy, which affects muscles[icdlist.com]

  • 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] 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: Bell's Palsy
  • Bell's Palsy

    They can range from mild to severe and include Twitching Weakness Paralysis Drooping eyelid or corner of mouth Drooling Dry eye or mouth Excessive tearing in the eye Impaired[medlineplus.gov] Bell's palsy at Curlie[en.wikipedia.org] Drooling. Impairment of taste. Inability to close one eye. Tearing or occasionally a lack of tear formation. Hypersensitivity to sound. Headache.[my.clevelandclinic.org] There is no documented way to prevent Bell’s palsy.[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Postural changes can help with drooling of saliva and may prevent aspiration.[patient.info] […] intractable seizures, complex partial seizures with secondary generalization and clinical symptoms of pseudobulbar palsy, including dysarthria, limitation of tongue movement and drooling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Drooling - as saliva collects in the mouth and the patient is unable to swallow (dysphagia). Absent palatal movements.[patient.info] Supportive measures may include baclofen for spasticity, anticholinergics for drooling, treatment of aspiration pneumonia if it occurs and attention to nutrition - eg, enteral[patient.info]

    Missing: Bell's Palsy
  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    At presentation, she was irritable, crying with drooling of saliva. She was febrile (104 ), with tachycardia and tachypnea.[laryngologyandvoice.org] He is alert and in no apparent distress, breathing comfortably without stridor or drooling.[thebluntdissection.org] ., child of 3 years and 2 months complaining of drool and dysphagia for solid foods for about 14 months.[jorl.net] Clinical presentation vary from asymptomatic patients and those presenting with early non-specific symptoms mimicking respiratory tract infections, dysphagia, drooling of[laryngologyandvoice.org]

    Missing: Bell's Palsy
  • Esophageal Obstruction

    Drooling may be noticed if there is a complete luminal obstruction. This leads eventually to cachexia and influences the patient's quality and duration of life.[symptoma.com] 86-year-old man in a very poor general condition with a 10-year history of a Zenker's diverticulum as a cause of a complete obstruction of the esophagus with subsequent aphagia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People with food bolus obstruction typically display acute dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), often to the point that they cannot even swallow their saliva , leading to drooling[en.wikipedia.org] In our case, we illustrate a giant right-sided Zenker's diverticulum responsible for complete aphagia in a 78-year-old male patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Bell's Palsy
  • 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] 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] Features suggestive of a cholinergic crisis (too much medication) include muscle fasciculation, pallor, sweating, hypersalivation and small pupils.[patient.info]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection

    Younger children might refuse food or drink, and drool a lot. Your child might be irritable and cry a lot, and might also have a fever and swollen neck glands .[raisingchildren.net.au] In recent years, progress has been made in the understanding of Bell's palsy, the most common form of acute facial weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A child may also have a fever, swollen and tender lymph glands, sore throat, irritability and drooling.[healthychildren.org] Pain, inability to swallow, drooling and dehydration are common.[patient.info]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • 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] Subsequently, hypersalivation was induced without any extrapyramidal symptoms. It is suggested that hypersalivation was an adverse effect of olanzapine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nerve disorders, specifically facial nerve disorders such as Bell’s palsy, can be linked to excessive saliva.[doctorshealthpress.com] Drooling is saliva flowing outside the mouth.[nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia

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