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3,713 Possible Causes for Confusion, Dizziness, Tachycardia

  • Pneumonia

    […] the shot was given Fever, muscle aches, and drowsiness Severe problems (rare) including allergic reactions: Difficulty breathing Wheezing Hives Pale skin Fast heartbeat Dizziness[walgreens.com] A 23-month-old girl visited the emergency department with high fever, cough, first wheezing episode, chest retraction and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A patient's mental state may be confused or delirious.[lung.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Side effects of urinary tract and bladder infection pain relievers include headache, dizziness, or stomach upset.[rxlist.com] Symptoms include of this dangerous complication include: An abnormally rapid heart rate ( tachycardia ) High fever or hypothermia (body temperatures below 95 degrees) Difficulty[verywell.com] 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]

  • Influenza

    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] There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension. 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]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Available data suggest that patients with PAI may be underreplaced with FC as symptoms and signs indicating chronic MC underreplacement, such as salt craving and postural dizziness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] adrenal insufficiency, but there are few reports of isolated adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency without any electrolytes imbalance that showed polymorphic ventricular tachycardia[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]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    There are symptoms of dizziness, headaches and feeling sick (possible heat exhaustion).[sheffieldccg.nhs.uk] It demonstrates that the hemodynamic changes in severe heat exposure reflect a hyperdynamic circulation with tachycardia and high cardiac output states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The earliest signs include unsteady gait and confusion. Recording of rectal temperature is essential.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Japanese Encephalitis

    Tell your doctor if you feel dizzy, or have vision changes or ringing in the ears.[nlm.nih.gov] […] poliomyelitis was initially considered due to the clinical features of aseptic meningitis, respiratory paralysis, pharyngeal paralysis with pooling secretions in the pharynx, tachycardia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initially, a flu-like illness may occur, which may progress to brain swelling, resulting in symptoms such as high fever, confusion, convulsions, headache, neck stiffness and[londontravelclinic.co.uk]

  • Heat Stroke

    Associated clinical manifestations such as extreme fatigue; hot dry skin or heavy perspiration; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; disorientation to person, place, or time; dizziness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever has been related to polymorphic ventricular tachycardia particularly in children; nevertheless, prevalence is higher within males in their fourth to fifth decade.[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]

  • Hypokalemia

    Clinical features include transient periods of muscle weakness and tetany, dizziness, abdominal pains and constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 38-year-old obese woman presented with recurrent polymorphic ventricular tachycardia secondary to persistent hypokalemia necessitating more than 40 DC shocks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs & Symptoms (tricks on how to easily remember) Nursing Intervention…things that NCLEX and lecture exams look for Hypo low Kal root word for potassium….. don’t get it confused[registerednursern.com]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    We report an unusual case of dizziness caused by carbon monoxide poisoning. A 55-year-old man was referred to an ENT surgeon with dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Electrocardiogram revealed supraventricular tachycardia. The arterial blood gas analysis was normal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present an acutely confused adolescent patient who had CO poisoning after narghile tobacco smoking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Black Widow Spider Bite

    In severe cases, nausea , vomiting , faintness, dizziness , chest pain , and respiratory difficulties may follow.[medicinenet.com] The widow venom, a powerful neurotoxin known as a-latrotoxin, causes muscle pain, diaphoresis, tachycardia, flushing, and hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The spider is particularly prevalent in the Southwest, Southeast and California, and symptoms from its bite are painful and may be confusing to clinicians.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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