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3,311 Possible Causes for Bacterial Pneumonia, Masseter Spasm, Muscle Twitch

  • Tetanus

    It also had a full blown clinical picture of neonatal tetanus including: masseter spasm; generalized rigidity; a high pitched cry: and intermittent opisthotonos posturing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ‘As we normally use our muscles, the individual fibers go into tetanus for brief periods rather than simply undergoing single twitches.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Severe masseter and intercostal muscle spasm impaired airway access and ventilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 5

    The earliest symptoms include muscle twitching, cramping, stiffness, or weakness.[icdlist.com] Muscle twitches and cramps are common; they occur because degenerating axons (long fibers extending from nerve-cell bodies) become “irritable.” 1 Symptoms may be limited to[mda.org] This was associated with history of twitching in the right chest muscles. No other family member suffered from a similar illness.[neurologyindia.com]

    Missing: Bacterial Pneumonia
  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Because people with ARDS are less able to fight lung infections, they may develop bacterial pneumonia during the course of the illness.[rarediseases.org] Acute secondary hypocalcemia can result in carpopedal spasm, muscle twitching, a prolonged QT interval, and positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs.[emedicine.medscape.com] , twitching and cramps, tension and panicky feelings, depression and anxiety.[familydoctor.co.nz]

    Missing: Masseter Spasm
  • Hypoglycemia

    […] pentamidine, which treats a serious kind of pneumonia quinine, which is used to treat malaria If using any of these medications causes a person's blood glucose level to fall[web.archive.org] Symptoms of muscle twitching, irritability, and/or increased urination. Poor appetite that does not improve. If you notice excessive sleepiness, confusion.[chemocare.com] Other medications that can cause hypoglycemia include salicylates, including aspirin, when taken in large doses sulfa medications, which are used to treat bacterial infections[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Masseter Spasm
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    For some serious bacterial infections, including anthrax, plague and bacterial pneumonia among others, the benefits of fluoroquinolones outweigh the risks and it is appropriate[fda.gov] They include: Numbness or reduced sensation Tingling Pain, often a burning or sharp, cutting sensation Sensitivity to touch Muscle twitches Muscle weakness Difficulty with[uvahealth.com] Motor neuropathy symptoms may include: Muscle weakness Cramps Muscle twitching Loss of muscle and bone Changes in skin, hair, or nails Sensory neuropathy symptoms may include[stlouischildrens.org]

    Missing: Masseter Spasm
  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    -Commonly found in patients with bacterial pneumonia. -Vomiting blood from the gastrointestinal tract.[quizlet.com] Acute secondary hypocalcemia can result in carpopedal spasm, muscle twitching, prolonged QT interval, and positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs.[unp.me] The hypersensitive facial nerve makes the muscles of the face twitch. Chronic hyperventilation Chronic hyperventilation may be rather more difficult to diagnose.[patient.info]

    Missing: Masseter Spasm
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    […] include Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Staphylococcus aureus. 1 No defined empiric antibiotic therapy recommendations exist[pharmacytimes.com] Patients may have a flushed face, a full and bounding pulse and muscle twitching together with the characteristic flap of the outstretched hands.[dx.doi.org] […] respiratory tract, such as Haemophilus influenzae , Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Moraxella catarrhalis.[doi.org]

    Missing: Masseter Spasm
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Its pathogenesis is multi-factorial, only partially clarified, and antioxidant imbalance has been suggested to influence its development, being a type II glucolytic, fast-twitch[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Heavy drinking can also cause cardiomyopathy , a potentially deadly condition in which the heart muscle weakens and eventually fails, as well as heart rhythm abnormalities[webmd.com] METHODS: We assessed superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase, and glutathione reductase enzyme activities as well as the total antioxidant status capacity in muscle samples[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Masseter Spasm
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Muscle twitching . Personality changes, such as anger or crying.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Masseter Spasm
  • Muscle Spasm

    Abstract This retrospective study was undertaken to examine the management and outcome of children who developed isolated masseter muscle spasm (MMS) after the administration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rare causes of Muscle Twitching and Spasms Following causes of Muscle Twitching and Spasm which makes it necessary to meet your doctor ASAP – Muscle twitching in neck, hips[myfitfuel.in] An increased masseter tone of this degree might be interpreted as "masseteric muscle spasm" by the anaesthetist.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Bacterial Pneumonia

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