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155 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Severe dehydration—which is an emergency—can cause extreme thirst, extreme sleepiness, sunken fontanels, and fussiness in infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry[] 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[] Because the symptoms are similar, it's easy to confuse viral diarrhea with diarrhea caused by bacteria, such as Clostridium difficile, salmonella and E. coli, or parasites[]

  • Thallium Poisoning

    Examination In the early stages, abdominal examination shows some tenderness, hyperactive bowel sounds and possible guarding.[] A 45-year-old man developed a painful and rapidly progressive sensory-motor polyneuropathy associated with confusion and convulsions.[] […] neuropsychological assessments were carried out three, 12, and 54 months after diagnosis of thallium poisoning in a man who had acutely shown a number of neurological signs including confusion[]

  • Amanita Muscaria

    In this study A. muscaria poisoned patients were more often confused (26/32, p 0.01) and agitated (20/32, p 0.03) compared to those poisoned with A. pantherina (8/17 and 5[] Ten hours after ingestion, he awoke and was completely orientated; 18 hours after ingestion his condition deteriorated again and he became confused and uncooperative.[] Could be confused with: the blusher ( Amanita rubescens ), the cap is a pale reddish-brown colour and the spots are cream-coloured but it has a similar shape.[]

  • Anticholinergic Toxicity

    It may also be overlooked in elderly patients who are prone to demonstrate confusion and problems with memory.[] It typically presents with delirium, paranoia, tachycardia, hypertension, hyperpyrexia, diaphoresis, mydriasis, seizures, and hyperactive bowel sounds.[] […] as a hare decreased sweating hyperpyrexia Red as a beet flushing Dry as a bone decreased salivation, lacrimation Blind as a bat mydriasis and cycloplegia Mad as a hatter confusion[]

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    […] exchange Decrease in muscle tone caused by paralysis or enfeeblement, also known as flaccid paralysis Cholinergic Crisis vs Myasthenia Gravis Cholinergic crisis can often be confused[] These signs and symptoms may be confused with myasthenia gravis.[] […] lacrimation, urination, diaphoresis, gastrointestinal upset, emesis and progressing to bronchospasm, bronchorrhea, blurred vision, bradycardia or tachycardia, hypotension, confusion[]

  • Organophosphate Insecticide

    There are confusion, convulsions, collapse and coma. There is decreased respiratory rate, respiratory arrest or sudden death.[] His 2016 article, "Six Charts Designed to Confuse You," is the seminal work on CDC deception and has been adopted by patient advocacy groups and individuals and has been sent[] Vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, dizziness, eye pain, blurred vision, confusion, numbness, twitching, paralysis, death.[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    During hospitalization, episodic confusion and hyperpnea developed.[] D-lactate can be absorbed systemically, and increased serum levels are associated with central nervous system toxicity manifested by confusion, ataxia, and slurred speech.[] These can include confusion or bad stomach pain. Key points about short bowel syndrome in adults Short bowel syndrome is a group of problems.[]

  • Epigastric Hernia

    bowel sounds.[] Protrusion of extraperitoneal fat / peritoneal contents through a small defect in the linea alba Usually halfway between xiphoid process and umbilicus Usual presentation Commonly confused[] Most occur around the navel and are often confused with umbilical hernias. They can occur anywhere from the breast bone to the navel, however.[]

  • Neostigmine

    A 33-year-old man with a history of recreational benztropine abuse presented to the emergency department with confusion, abdominal pain, and distention.[] Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur: More common Blurred or loss of vision chest pain, discomfort, or tightness confusion[] ALERT Don’t confuse neostigmine with etomidate (Amidate) vials. They may look alike.[]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    The abdomen was soft with hyperactive bowel sounds and non-specific right lower abdominal quadrant tenderness.[] It may be confused for an intraluminal lipoma.[] An omphalocele is not to be confused with an umbilical hernia , which is found mainly in premature births.[]

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