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7,083 Possible Causes for Confusion, Diarrhea

  • Pneumonia

    Resources for 2018 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report 2018 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report Now Available Here![stoppneumonia.org] A patient's mental state may be confused or delirious.[lung.org] For the elderly, confusion is often the most prominent sign. In children under 5, the typical signs and symptoms are fever, fast or difficult breathing and cough.[symptoma.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    However, urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by this microorganism but not associated with diarrhea have occasionally been reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute confusion is a common symptom of physical illness in the older patient. In the majority, it is transient and resolves on treatment of precipitants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a 55-year-old immunocompromised female who presented to the emergency department with severe diarrhea and vomiting following travel to the Philippines.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    […] as much power to cause wide-ranging impact among the population as pneumonia, diarrhea, and measles.[jhsph.edu] 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] CASE REPORT A 49-year-old Asian male presented to the emergency department with complaints of a headache, fever greater than 37.8 C (100 F) and confusion, of approximately[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Clostridium difficile was identified only in patients with acute gastroenteritis (p 0.01), while STEC was detected exclusively in patients with hemorragic diarrhea (p 0.01[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe dehydration—which is an emergency—can cause extreme thirst, extreme sleepiness, sunken fontanels, and fussiness in infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] You should also contact your provider if you or your child has these symptoms: Blood in the stool Confusion Dizziness Dry mouth Feeling faint Nausea No tears when crying No[medlineplus.gov]

  • Appendicitis

    […] disease, imaging tests and hospitalization data. factors associated with complications were fever, radiological and sonographic changes, abrupt positive decompression and diarrhea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Appendicitis can easily be confused with something else, such as: gastroenteritis severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) constipation bladder or urine infections Crohn's disease[nhs.uk] Diagnosing appendicitis can be tricky as it can easily be confused with other conditions, such as a bladder or urine infection.[hse.ie]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Diarrhea following organ transplantation is usually associated with infection and immunosuppression therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] The presenting symptoms can be non-specific (as in this patient) and easily confused with other common sequelae of ASCI such as orthostasis and diffuse weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Influenza

    Vomiting and diarrhea may also occur, but are rare findings associated with the disorder.[symptoma.com] 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] You should also get help straight away if you feel chest pain , short of breath, dizzy or confused , or you are vomiting a lot.[healthdirect.gov.au]

  • Psittacosis

    ·sis \ ˌsi-tə-ˈkō-səs \ Definition of psittacosis : an infectious disease of birds caused by a bacterium ( Chlamydia psittaci synonym Chlamydophila psittaci ), marked by diarrhea[merriam-webster.com] He was febrile but not confused, and he responded rapidly to treatment with erythromycin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the first week of psittacosis the symptoms mimic typhoid fever : prostrating high fevers , joint pains , diarrhea , conjunctivitis , nose bleeds and low level of white[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pellagra

    It is characterized by 4 "D's": diarrhea, dermatitis, dementia, and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some of the other signs of Pellagra, other than digestive distress, are dementia related symptoms such as depression, anxiety, brain fog, mental confusion, etc., which are[celiac.com] It is a clinical syndrome characterized by four "D's": diarrhea, dermatitis, dementia and ultimately death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Whipple Disease

    The most common symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, and joint pains.[en.wikipedia.org] To describe an unusual case of Whipple disease (WD) with confusing clinical features at onset and to discuss the diagnostic challenges for the clinician.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a patient with cerebral Whipple disease who presented with changes in mental status, confusion, inverse sleep-wake cycle, bilateral ptosis and vertical gaze palsy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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