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1,168 Possible Causes for Confusion, Dehydration, Slurred Speech

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    The proposita, 11 months old of age, was admitted for lethargy and severe dehydration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech Severe lethargy Convulsions Fever If you have Addison's or Adrenal insufficiency. it is not something to be taken lightly.[healthcentral.com] A 45-year-old woman with a history of NS presented 2 weeks after abrupt cessation of prednisone with nausea, vomiting, decreased oral intake and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ethanol

    Kaplan-Meier test identified dehydrated ethanol treatment as a significant factor of disease-free survival (DFS) (P   0.036).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Measurable cognitive impairment occurs at a blood alcohol level of about 0.05%, gait disturbances at 0.10%, slurred speech at 0.15%.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] During follow-up, 6 patients remained asymptomatic and normoglycemic, while the 2 patients who presented post-procedural complications developed occasional mild confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    “Every few months, when she can’t stop being sick, she has to come into hospital and go on a drip because she’s dehydrated. All she wants is a normal life.”[news.yahoo.com] speech with rapid onset Previous severe allergic reaction to bite from the same type of insect NOTE: Anaphylaxis can occur with bee, yellow jacket, wasp, or fire ant stings[tenaflypediatrics.com] Without treatment it can spread throughout the body causing the additional symptoms of dizziness, weakness and confusion.[express.co.uk]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Early in her admission she was dehydrated and had febrile episodes, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, and muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Slurred speech, jerking muscles. In any case - in never hurts to have those levels checked! Good luck![mdjunction.com] In two patients the presentation mimicked mania, but the third presented with a more typical toxic confusion state.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Paclitaxel is a taxane antineoplastic agent formulated in polyoxyethylated castor oil (Cremophor El) and dehydrated alcohol.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] Hangovers often include feelings of dehydration, a sense of mental fogginess, headache and nausea.[mentalhealthamerica.net]

  • Meningitis

    Preventing dehydration . Drink liquids such as water, juices, teas, and rehydration drinks to keep from getting dehydrated.[healthlinkbc.ca] speech severe muscle pain breathlessness not urinating for a day cold, clammy and pale skin loss of consciousness If any of these symptoms develop you should seek medical[thesun.co.uk] Other symptoms are nausea, vomiting, inability to look bright lights, confusion, irritability and confusion. In babies, there will be a characteristic high-pitched cry.[symptoma.com]

  • Heat Stroke

    Those are the early signs of dehydration.” A late sign?[eu.usatoday.com] Two weeks later, the patient became conscious, but had slurred speech and incoordination in all the 4 limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition which is characterised by nausea, vomiting, confusion, disorientation and coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    This article reviews causes of marathon collapse related to physical exhaustion, heat exhaustion and dehydration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech.[orange.floridahealth.gov] The earliest signs include unsteady gait and confusion. Recording of rectal temperature is essential.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atropa Belladonna

    The symptoms of poisoning with deadly nightshade include dilated pupils, blurred vision, loss of balance, dry mouth and throat, slurred speech, inability to urinate, confusion[woodlands.co.uk] The risk of poisoning in children is important because of possible confusion with other berries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech, hallucinations, confusion, disorientation, delirium, and agitation.[thepoisongarden.co.uk]

  • Hypoglycemia

    State Fines Nursing Homes Following Injuries To Residents," 18 June 2018 Saco was found March 5 on a road behind Brown’s Lobster Pound, and was treated for malnourishment, dehydration[merriam-webster.com] If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[health.harvard.edu] If the blood glucose level remains too low, the brain will get insufficient fuel, resulting in confusion, seizures, or loss of consciousness.[merckmanuals.com]

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