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9,553 Possible Causes for Confusion, Dysphasia and Aphasia, Metallic Taste

  • Cerebral Malaria

    Their presenting clinical features, which suggested cerebral malaria (decreased level of consciousness ranging in severity from drowsiness and severe headache to confusion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here we report an unusual case of a 23-year-old healthy Nigerian man who presented with fever, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, acute renal failure, and confusion, and was[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with acute confusion and vomiting. His condition deteriorated quickly warranting intubation, ventilation and transfer to intensive therapy unit.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Patients often notice an unpleasant metallic taste with this treatment. It is no longer considered necessary to taper doses down after this course.[patient.info] In this review we describe conditions that may be confused with MS because they can present as lesions disseminated in time, space, or both.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conditions often confused with MS may be inflammatory (systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren's syndrome, vasculitis, sarcoidosis, Behçet's disease), infectious (Lyme disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Alcohol, Vitamin B1 – Thiamine Deficiency and Brain Damage Acute alcohol intoxication will typically produce unsteadiness, slurring of speech and mild confusion.[stewartnutrition.co.uk] This confuses me. How can an acute case of alcoholic intoxication be continuous? Then there is 303.92, chronic alcoholism, episodic.[aapc.com] For example, call if: You feel confused and are seeing things that are not there. You are thinking about killing yourself or hurting others. You have a seizure.[myhealth.alberta.ca]

    Missing: Metallic Taste
  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Effects may include a metallic taste in the mouth, prolonged nausea and vomiting, incessant hiccuping, itching all over the body, fluid retention, unintended weight loss and[livestrong.com] More than 30 different definitions have been used in the literature, creating much confusion and making comparisons difficult.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] taste in the mouth Bruising easily Changes in mental status or mood Decreased appetite Decreased sensation , especially in the hands or feet Fatigue or slow sluggish movements[ufhealth.org]

    Missing: Dysphasia and Aphasia
  • Stroke

    This is called aphasia and is sometimes also known as dysphasia.[hse.ie] The symptoms of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble[ninds.nih.gov] It is frequently confused with peripheral nerve system (PNS) pathologies; misdiagnosis may delay identification of the etiology and treatment of stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Metallic Taste
  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Common signs and symptoms of CKD include difficulty urinating ( dysuria ), dizziness, foamy urine, frequent urination at night ( nocturia ), metallic taste (dysgeusia), swelling[verywell.com] Before then, conflicting classifications had created a state of confusion as to how many Americans were afflicted with this progressive, life-threatening condition.[lifeextension.com] Have a metallic taste in your mouth. Have severe itching.[uwhealth.org]

    Missing: Dysphasia and Aphasia
  • Alzheimer Disease

    We would like to discuss the confusing features of atypical AD that mimic other dementias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an irreversible neurodegenerative disorder with symptoms of confusion, memory loss, and mood swings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The goals of treatment are: Slow the progression of the disease (although this is difficult to do) Manage symptoms, such as behavior problems, confusion, and sleep problems[medlineplus.gov]

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  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    They happen suddenly, and include Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech Trouble seeing in one or both[nlm.nih.gov] Compared with neurologists, GPs considered "confusion" and "unexplained fall" more often compatible with TIA and "lower facial palsy" and "monocular blindness" less often[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Migraine

    A middle-aged man presented with intermittent episodes of a brief sensation of explosion in the head, visual flashing, vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, confusion, ataxia,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The ACC plays an important role in the frontal attentional control system and acute confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may constitute one of the most commonly confused clinical presentations of migraine.[doi.org]

    Missing: Metallic Taste
  • Dementia

    Treating conditions that can lead to confusion often greatly improve mental function.[nlm.nih.gov] These include restlessness and agitation, depression, anxiety, forgetfulness and confusion.[symptoma.com] Sometimes, dementia medicine can make a person's confusion worse. Stopping or changing these medicines is part of the treatment.[nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Metallic Taste

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