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364 Possible Causes for Confusion, Fecal Impaction, Headache

  • Dehydration

    Mild to moderate dehydration may include the following: Increased thirst Dry mouth Tired or sleepy Decreased urine output Urine is low volume and more yellowish than normal Headache[] There is any other change in the person's alertness (for example, confusion or seizures). The person has a fever over 102 F (38.8 C).[] […] loss Decreased urine production Weakness Take the person to the hospital's emergency department if these situations occur: Fever higher than 103 F (39.4) Confusion Lethargy Headache[]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    AEs in three or more patients included: abdominal pain, headache, nasopharyngitis, nausea and vomiting.[] RESULTS: All patients identified prodromal symptoms that began days prior to acute severe pain; the most common included confusion ("brain fog"), irritability, and fatigue[] […] weeks, neurological symptoms (muscular weakness, sensory loss or convulsions) and psychological symptoms (irritability, anxiety, auditory or visual hallucinations, mental confusion[]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Bowel management to avoid constipation and fecal impaction or diarrhea also is a component of ancillary care. 631 Some feedings administered via a PEG or nasogastric tube[] Our patient presented with thunderclap headache and transient ischemic attack like episode with obvious SAH on CT scan.[] 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[]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    All phosphate binders may cause constipation , nausea, vomiting , bowel obstruction, and fecal impaction.[] Headaches. High blood pressure may trigger headaches. Hypertension, or high blood pressure.[] Before then, conflicting classifications had created a state of confusion as to how many Americans were afflicted with this progressive, life-threatening condition.[]

  • Dementia

    A 42-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of diffuse headache of moderate intensity and gradual onset of generalized weakness, imbalance, apathy, memory decline[] Treating conditions that can lead to confusion often greatly improve mental function.[] […] frequency in the majority of patients, with approximately 25% managing to become headache-free [ 33 ].[]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    Understanding of the strength of impact and sequence of trauma can also help to assess the condition.[] The most important symptoms of an EDH are: Confusion Dizziness Drowsiness or altered level of alertness Enlarged pupil in one eye Headache (severe) Head injury or trauma followed[] A 54-year-old man presented with a 1-week history of headache, confusion, and drowsiness.[]

  • Anal Fissure

    Fecal impaction inside the colon may require emergency surgery to resolve it [ link ]. How large is too large?[] However, roughly 1 in 4 patients still experiences headaches.[] , black stools or unusually light-colored stools Vomiting of blood Abdominal swelling Prolonged generalized itching Swollen feet or legs Red palms Sleep disturbances and confusion[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    impaction, urinary retention, and change of environment In persons who are elderly, medications at therapeutic doses and levels can cause delirium.[] . * Headaches * Treatment of menstrual cramps * To reduce tachycardia (high pulse rate). * Restless leg syndrome * Treatment of restlessness * Post traumatic stress disorder[] A 57 year-old woman with no history of cardiac disease presented to the emergency department with confusion and seizures secondary to alcohol withdrawal.[]

  • Hypoxia

    When production increases in an ecosystem, organic matter, such as algal cells and fecal pellets, increases.[] Headache 2001 ; 41 : 542 – 545 . 60 , et al.[] Severe symptoms include: The inability to communicate Confusion Possible coma or death Other associated symptoms also may be present.[]

  • Hyoscyamus Niger Poisoning

    CLINICAL : -Behavioral disorders, Cerebral accidents, Cough, Fecal impaction, Mania, Meningitis, Schizophrenia, Seizures.[] […] greenish yellow or yellowish with purple veins; fruit a capsule Family: Solanaceae Origin: Europe Poison Part: All parts Poison Delivery Mode: Ingestion Symptoms: Salivation, headache[] In the objective case-history there was mild confusion, in the physical examination broad… New Search Next[]

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