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55 Possible Causes for Confusion, Palpitations with Skipped Beats, Slurred Speech

  • Insulinoma

    Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[patient.info] The clinical features of an insulinoma are fasting hypoglycemia with neuroglycopenic symptoms including confusion and unusual behavior, while hypertension is usually not associated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] case of sporadic insulinoma in an exceptionally very young 10-year-old boy who presented with a 1-month history of episodic tremulousness, diaphoresis, increased hunger, confusion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    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] […] stomach acid Diarrhea Symptoms of an insulinoma Hypoglycemia, which causes fatigue, nervousness and shakiness, dizziness or lightheadedness, seizures, and fainting episodes Confusion[cancer.net]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    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] […] tumor, insulinoma , may lead to too much insulin and cause blurred vision, headache, fast heartbeat, and feeling lightheaded, tired, weak, shaky, nervous, irritable, sweaty, confused[netrf.org] Pancreatic cancer should not be confused with the term pancreatitis .[medicinenet.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[health.harvard.edu] Kalhan Abstract The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[doi.org] speech unusual tiredness or weakness What causes hypoglycemia?[beyondtype1.org]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    speech or facial droop.[slideshare.net] […] chills; nausea or vomiting; evidence of weight loss; psychomotor agitation or retardation; muscular weakness, respiratory depression, chest pain, or cardiac arrhythmias; and confusion[dsm.wikia.com] The patient seems extremely drowsy and has slurred speech. On physical exam he has pinpoint pupils and his respiratory rate is 4/min.[medbullets.com]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Upon hospital discharge, he exhibited problems with balance and gait, nystagmus, word-finding limitations and slurred speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is the biggest headache for the physician, and it is an area where confusion is common.[doi.org] We present an acutely confused adolescent patient who had CO poisoning after narghile tobacco smoking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperpyrexia

    His speech was slurred, low volume and incomprehensible. There was no history of cough, expectoration, vomiting, diarrhea or burning micturition.[omicsonline.org] We observed a patient who, during the administration of intravenous cimetidine, became hyperpyretic and confused.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with a 2-week history of fever and increasing confusion, in the context of a number of changes to his medication regimen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant

    Side effects: dizziness, ataxia, slurred speech, confusion, nausea, rash Treatment can result in blood dyscrasias and hepatotoxicity.[aafp.org] Later you may experience tremors and muscle spasms or seizures, confusion, delirium, hallucinations, very high fever, rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, seizures and coma[anti-depressants.com] Symptoms include agitation , confusion, sweating, tremors, and a rapid heart rate The precipitation of a manic episode in people with undiagnosed bipolar disorder An increased[drugs.com]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    speech, apnea Barbiturates, benzodiazepines, ethanol, opiates Hallucinogenic Hallucinations, psychosis, panic, fever, hyperthermia Amphetamines, cannabinoids, cocaine Narcotic[doi.org] This anomaly, because it is rare, can be a source of confusion to clinicians, especially when acute coronary syndrome is present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Many women think the signs of a heart attack are unmistakable — the image of the elephant comes to mind — but in fact they can be subtler and sometimes confusing.[heart.org]

  • Altitude Sickness

    If nothing seems to be working after a day, the symptoms are getting markedly worse, or you encounter severe symptoms like slurred speech or impaired motor skills, descend[visitsaltlake.com] The most notable symptoms include: extreme drowsiness confusion and irritability trouble walking If not treated immediately, HACE can cause death.[healthline.com] Slurred speech Blurred or double vision. Seeing halos around objects. Extreme fatigue. Cannot pass finger-nose test.[timberlinetrails.net]

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