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6,701 Possible Causes for Confusion, Nausea

  • Meningitis

    Fourteen days later, the patient presented to the emergency department with fever and nausea. HIV test was negative. Ruxolitinib was suspended.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms are nausea, vomiting, inability to look bright lights, confusion, irritability and confusion. In babies, there will be a characteristic high-pitched cry.[symptoma.com] CASE SUMMARY: We discuss the case of a 56-year-old white man with a history of rheumatoid arthritis and hypertension who became confused, nauseated, and began to vomit within[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Although treatment with antibiotics administered intravenously improved the fever, laboratory findings, and right back pain, she had prolonged headaches, nausea, and vomiting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute confusion is a common symptom of physical illness in the older patient. In the majority, it is transient and resolves on treatment of precipitants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At admission, she presented with a fever, chills, nausea, low back pain, and malaise, which were followed by progressive renal dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Less common symptoms include reduced ability to smell, headache, shortness of breath, sinus pain, itchy and watery eyes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bad breath, and body aches[walgreens.com] That makes these contagions easy to recognize but dangerous because it is easy to confuse a dangerous one with a minor ailment.[enkivillage.com] Nausea. Vomiting. These signs and symptoms for upper respiratory tract infection last for more than a week.[epainassist.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    In this condition, elevated ketone bodies and stimuli initiated by gut mucosa damage produced by the enteral pathogen likely underlay nausea and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe dehydration—which is an emergency—can cause extreme thirst, extreme sleepiness, sunken fontanels, and fussiness in infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] 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[medlineplus.gov]

  • Pneumonia

    Patients with pneumonia also experience fevers, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fatigue, and shortness of breath—the severity of which can vary depending on the causative[news-medical.net] The clinical history of pneumonia may include one or more of: Pleuritic chest pain Shortness of breath Cough Production of sputum Rigors or night sweats Confusion.[bmj.com] Signs of pneumonia can include coughing, fever, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, rapid breathing or shortness of breath, chills, or chest pain.[web.archive.org]

  • Dementia

    Diarrhea (RR, 2.57 [CI, 1.93 to 3.41]) and nausea (RR, 2.54 [CI, 1.97 to 3.29]) were reported most frequently.[doi.org] Treating conditions that can lead to confusion often greatly improve mental function.[nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of Alzheimer’s include impaired thought, impaired speech, and confusion.[alzheimers.net]

  • Insect Bite

    The black widow spider may cause only a mild local reaction at the bite site, but pain, stiffness, chills, fever, nausea, and abdominal pain may follow within a few hours.[skinsight.com] […] emergency care Call 911 or your local emergency number if the injured person experiences: Difficulty breathing Swelling of the lips, eyelids or throat Dizziness, faintness or confusion[mayoclinic.org] Without treatment it can spread throughout the body causing the additional symptoms of dizziness, weakness and confusion.[express.co.uk]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    […] for 12 to 16 hours of sleep daily These symptoms are followed very shortly by: Sore throat Enlarged lymph nodes Chills Joint aches Loss of appetite and slight weight loss Nausea[drugs.com] The way mono works in the body is tricky, so lots of people are confused about how long it is contagious.[web.archive.org] Balfour 2007a listed the adverse events in a summary format: abdominal pain, headache, nausea, vomiting, rash.[doi.org]

  • Appendicitis

    Migratory pain, nausea or vomiting, and right lower quadrant tenderness were common predictors to all rules. Methodological quality varied widely.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Appendicitis can easily be confused with something else, such as: gastroenteritis severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) constipation bladder or urine infections Crohn's disease[nhs.uk] Diagnosing appendicitis can be tricky as it can easily be confused with other conditions, such as a bladder or urine infection.[hse.ie]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Abstract Primary adrenal insufficiency (AI) in children usually presents with non-specific symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and anorexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 45-year-old woman with a history of NS presented 2 weeks after abrupt cessation of prednisone with nausea, vomiting, decreased oral intake and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had a 3-month history of left flank pain, nausea and vomiting with weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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