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349 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hypersalivation

  • 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]

  • Iodine Poisoning

    […] occur: Less common Hives joint pain swelling of the arms, face, legs, lips, tongue, and/or throat swelling of the lymph glands With long-term use Burning of mouth or throat confusion[mayoclinic.org] Manifestations of acute poisoning include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, hypersalivation, conjunctivitis, and collapse.[forum.marksdailyapple.com] Initial symptoms of iodine toxicity may be: Skin rash Burning mouth and throat Sore teeth and gums Head cold symptoms Vomiting Stomach upset and diarrhea These symptoms may be confused[iodine-resource.com]

  • Carcinoid Tumor

    A 65-year-old right-handed man was transferred to this hospital because of the recent onset of confusion and memory loss.[content.nejm.org] Article Figures/Media A 65-year-old right-handed man was transferred to this hospital because of the recent onset of confusion and memory loss.[doi.org] It is characterized by the sudden onset of prolonged cutaneous flushing, peripheral cyanosis, confusion, dyspnea, and tachycardia.[visualdx.com]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Someone high on PCP may show signs of confusion and poor perception.[phencyclidine.org] Profuse diaphoresis, hypersalivation, bronchospasm, and urinary retention occurred in less than 5%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With higher doses, symptoms can progress to sweating, tremors, confusion, hyperactivity, seizures, stroke, cardiac arrhythmias, and sudden death.[usmleforum.com]

  • Amanita Phalloides Poisoning

    False elevations of cardiac markers may confuse the clinicians in differential diagnosis of myocardial infarction in ED.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At least some of the confusion comes from varying definitions and uses of the terms "toxic" and "poisonous".[erowid.org] Other symptoms : • Diarrhea, • Fever, • Headache, • Weakness, • Drowsiness, • Dizziness, sweating, • Confusion, and hallucination. 13.[slideshare.net]

  • Organophosphate Poisoning

    Nicotinic and muscarinic Ach receptors in theAch receptors in the CNS sympathetic system• Confusion • Excessive sweating• Agitation Other effects• Respiratory failure• Ataxia[slideshare.net] She had vomiting, excessive retching, diarrhoea, miosis, hypersalivation and bilateral crepitation on chest during admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most frequent clinical signs were meiosis, change in mental status, hypersalivation, agitation and fasciculations (Table 2 ).[ccforum.biomedcentral.com]

  • Rabies

    Progressive Rabies Symptoms As the disease progresses, neurological symptoms appear and may include: Insomnia Anxiety Confusion Slight or partial paralysis Excitation Hallucinations[rabies.emedtv.com] The diagnosis is easy when a non-immunised patient presents with hydrophobia and hypersalivation after a bite by a known rabid animal but more difficult when a patient presents[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 58-year-old British Asian woman was referred to a regional general hospital in the UK with hydrophobia, anxiety and confusion nine weeks after receiving a dog bite in North[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[brainprotips.com] Features suggestive of a cholinergic crisis (too much medication) include muscle fasciculation, pallor, sweating, hypersalivation and small pupils.[patient.info] These signs and symptoms may be confused with myasthenia gravis.[symptoma.com]

  • Pellagra

    Some of the other signs of Pellagra, other than digestive distress, are dementia related symptoms such as depression, anxiety, brain fog, mental confusion, etc., which are[celiac.com] The clinical features included confusion and/or clouding of consciousness, marked oppositional hypertonus ('gegenhalten') and myoclonus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Depression 0.710 Confusion 0.600 Delusions 0.800 Stupor 0.724 Factor 2 ‘Hallucinatory-confused’ (after rotation) variance 17% Memory 0.680 Hallucinations 0.702 Confusion[doi.org]

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    RESULTS: A 78 year-old healthy male from Maine presented in late summer with six days of fever, headache, and confusion that progressed rapidly to seizure and coma.[neurology.org] Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE) commonly called Triple E or, sleeping sickness (not to be confused with Trypanosomiasis) is a zoonotic alphavirus and arbovirus present[omicsonline.org] This is followed by the emergence of neurological features, such as confusion, focal neurological signs, generalized or focal seizures, meningism, and somnolence 1.[radiopaedia.org]

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