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275 Possible Causes for Confusion, Impaired Judgement, Weight Loss

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of the disease include anorexia, diarrhea, weight loss, neurologic and psychiatric disturbances (most notably depression), and fatty deterioration of the liver, sometimes[omicsonline.org]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. Consciousness is not affected.[who.int] Practical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of weight loss in Alzheimer's disease are lacking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We would like to discuss the confusing features of atypical AD that mimic other dementias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia

    Common dementia signs and symptoms include: Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication[helpguide.org] Feeding and eating difficulties leading to weight loss are common in the advanced stages of dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treating conditions that can lead to confusion often greatly improve mental function.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.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] Treatment can also prevent and manage complications of CKD, such as: fluid overload congestive heart failure anemia brittle bones weight loss electrolyte imbalance Controlling[healthline.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    An elderly black man was admitted to our institution with macrocytic anemia, dysphagia, and significant weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe vitamin B12 deficiency can cause neurological problems, such as confusion, dementia, depression, and memory loss.[web.archive.org] loss, progressive weakness, ataxia, and visual impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    A number of factors may cause weight loss in people with pancreatic cancer. The cancer itself may cause weight loss.[mayoclinic.org] I am to the point where I am confusing myself. My oncologist is at the Cleveland Clinic which I think is one of the better facilities in the country?[inspire.com] This is very confusing. The cancer is behaving like adenocarcinoma as it is very invasive.[netrf.org]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Low potassium level in the blood Cramps or pain in the abdomen Weight loss for no known reason Too much somatostatin may cause: High blood sugar.[uvahealth.com] Because of its scarcity and the cytomorphologic similarity between plasma cells and endocrine cells, EMP of the pancreas may be confused with neuroendocrine (islet cell) tumors[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These include muscle weakness, aches, cramps, numbness, tingling, frequent urination, confusion, thirst, and rapid heartbeat Somatostatinoma: Diarrhea Gallstones Yellowing[uhhospitals.org]

  • Dehydration

    The wrestlers were divided into two groups according to POsm levels as weight loss and non-weight loss group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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).[nlm.nih.gov] The gold standard for assessment is acute weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mania

    Acetyl-l-carnitine (ALC) is widely recognised as a safe dietary supplement to aid weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] H2 receptor antagonists can be associated with central adverse drug reactions (ADRs), like confusion, delirium, hallucinations, slurred speech or headaches.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] And not to be confused with Venom: funeral Pyre from the nineties that pitted Venom against Punisher. I mean, for a start, this comic doesn’t have Punisher in it.[bleedingcool.com]

  • Myxedema

    Weight loss 4. Most patients with myxedema coma have a history of heart disease, heart surgery, or radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid disease. A. True B. False 5.[proprofs.com] A 56-year-old woman, who had not received medical care for 30 years, presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening fatigue and confusion.[nejm.org] loss Sweating Palpitations Eat a high-fiber, low-calorie diet to relieve constipation and maintain a healthy weight.[saintlukeshealthsystem.org]

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