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1,869 Possible Causes for Bacterial Pneumonia, Seizure

  • Pneumonia

    […] environmental agents If you have viral pneumonia, you also are at risk of getting bacterial pneumonia.[lung.org] ., during a seizure or while intoxicated) could vomit and then inhale stomach contents and bacteria into the lungs and develop pneumonia.[vdh.virginia.gov] A depressed gag reflex, such as from alcohol intoxication, overdose, head injury, stroke or seizure increases the risk of aspiration pneumonia [3] .[ems1.com]

  • Influenza

    Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) is a rare disease characterized by its acute onset and a clinical presentation simulating a bacterial pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case involving an 85-year-old man with acute confusion and new onset seizure following a 1-week history of respiratory prodrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In case of complications such as bacterial pneumonia, chest radiography may be advised.[symptoma.com]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Bacterial infections These constitute about 60% of hospitalised pneumonia cases [ 3 ] : Streptococcus pneumoniae (the majority of bacterial pneumonias). H. influenzae.[patient.info] Of infants who are hospitalized with pertussis, approximately 50% have apnea, 20% develop pneumonia, 1% have seizures, 1% die, and 0.3% have encephalopathy. [ 28 ] Recovery[emedicine.medscape.com] Infections: Haemophilus influenzae Staphylococcus aureus Klebsiella pneumonia Atypical Bacterial Infections: Legionella pneumophila Mycoplasma pneumoniae Chlamydophila pneumoniae[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Antibiotics are of value only for the secondary bacterial infections (such as bacterial pneumonia) that occur in some cases. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica[britannica.com] If the patient has seizures or any seizure like activity, an EEG may help rule out other causes of encephalitis.[symptoma.com] Hepatitis with jaundice (more common in people older than 35) Swollen or inflamed testicles Nervous system problems (rare), such as Guillain-Barré syndrome , meningitis, seizures[mountsinai.org]

  • Legionnaires' Disease

    Around the same time, health officials in Cleveland, Ohio also diagnosed a woman with this form of bacterial pneumonia.[newsweek.com] Microcystins can cause fever, headaches, vomiting, and—in rare cases—seizures.[theatlantic.com] […] without mucus or blood Other symptoms may include: shortness of breath headaches muscle aches a loss of appetite chest pain fatigue nausea and vomiting diarrhea confusion seizures[healthline.com]

  • Aspiration of Gastric Contents

    Worsening of infiltrates after initial improvement was associated with the development of bacterial pneumonia, the adult respiratory distress syndrome, and pulmonary embolism[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Defined as the passage of material from the oropharynx into the tracheobronchial tree · Predisposing conditions include: § CNS disorders § Intoxication or drug overdose § Seizure[learningradiology.com] Chemical pneumonitis, bacterial pneumonia, or airway obstruction can occur. Symptoms include cough and dyspnea.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Tetanus

    […] infection that can cause blood infection (sepsis), brain infection (meningitis) and lung infection (pneumonia).[immunize.ca] The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is important to maintain a high index of suspicion for neonatal sepsis when infants present with seizure-like symptoms, in order to allow its early diagnosis and appropriate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Neutrophilic leukocytosis may result from alcoholic hepatitis, although coexisting infection (particularly pneumonia and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis) should also be[merckmanuals.com] Report of a case of SESA syndrome: a rare CNS complication of chronic alcoholism, known since 1981 and characterized by epileptic seizures, multiple and reversible neurological[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    A 52-year-old male was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit for severe sepsis due to bacterial pneumonia and heart failure associated with atrial fibrillation in November 2015[bloodjournal.org] But if an Addisonian crisis is not treated, it can lead to: Shock Seizures Coma Living with adrenal insufficiency Take your medicine exactly as prescribed.[hopkinsmedicine.org] […] reactions associated with glucocorticoids include sodium retention, which can lead to edema, hyperglycemia, increased susceptibility to infections, osteoporosis, cataracts, seizures[pharmacytimes.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Getting a flu shot every year can help prevent both the flu and pneumonia. The pneumococcal shot can protect you from a common form of bacterial pneumonia.[marshfieldclinic.org] Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial respiratory illness with several potentially severe complications, including dehydration, hypoxia, encephalopathy, syncope, seizures[journals.lww.com] It is important to have a doctor examine you for secondary bacterial pneumonia, which may require an antibiotic.[drugs.com]

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