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10,133 Possible Causes for Confusion, Fluctuating Level of Consciousness, Onset of Encephalopathy between Ages 2 and 3 Years

  • 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] Confusion If a man consumes more than five drinks or a woman more than 4 drinks in an hour, they’ll enter the next stage of intoxication: confusion.[healthline.com] This confuses me. How can an acute case of alcoholic intoxication be continuous? Then there is 303.92, chronic alcoholism, episodic.[aapc.com]

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  • Hypoglycemia

    What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kalhan Abstract The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[doi.org]

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  • Alcohol Abuse

    […] disorder Learning and memory problems, including poor school performance Injury Sexual assault Death THE EFFECTS INCLUDE: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion[itmattersks.org] These effects can include: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Coma Breathing problems Death Other risks of[niaaa.nih.gov] Others may drink to lessen feelings of guilt, loneliness, or confusion. What are the symptoms of alcoholism? Symptoms are different for each person.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

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  • Hyponatremia

    Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info] A 41 year old Jordanian gentleman known case of osteogenesis imperfecta presented with vomiting, decreased oral intake followed by confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cognitive impairment (eg, short-term memory loss, disorientation, confusion, depression). Focal or generalised seizures.[patient.info]

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  • Head Injury

    More than half (56%) screened positive for mTBI, defined as at least one instance in which they experienced a change in consciousness or a period of being dazed and confused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The effects of concussion can leave people with symptoms including dizziness, nausea, confusion or an inability to process or retain information, sensitivity to light, and[headway.org.uk] Your baby may have one or more of these early symptoms: loss of consciousness drowsiness dizziness confusion vomiting irritability drainage, clear or bloody, from his nose[babycenter.com]

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  • Stroke

    Has a depressed level of consciousness (Glasgow Coma Score below 13). Has unexplained progressive or fluctuating symptoms. Has papilloedema, neck stiffness or fever.[patient.info] 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]

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  • Delirium

    However, 10 days after the second dose, the patient developed severe acute-onset delirium with fluctuating levels of consciousness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Confusion, introduced by French workers during the second half of the century, referred to a syndrome wider than (but including) delirium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients demonstrate fluctuating levels of consciousness that they often manifest by periodically falling asleep during an interview.[aafp.org]

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  • Heart Failure

    In addition, the confusion of similar terms with HFpEF, such as diastolic heart failure, and diastolic dysfunction (DD), has led to a misunderstanding of the true scope of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Without enough blood, the brain does not function well, resulting in lightheadedness and/or mental confusion.[northshore.org] The term ‘failure’ can be confusing – the heart does not actually stop pumping.[gosh.nhs.uk]

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  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Are you confused as to their similarities and differences? This lesson describes the practical and the more subtle similarities and differences between the two.[study.com] Symptoms of Cardiac Arrhythmias Palpitations or irregular-feeling heartbeats Shortness of breath Chest pain Dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting Mental confusion Loss[healthcommunities.com] Cardiac arrhythmia: Symptoms Possible symptoms of cardiac arrhythmia include: palpitations, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, fainting, brief loss of consciousness[ims.uniklinik-freiburg.de]

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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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