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1,935 Possible Causes for Confusion, Slurred Speech

  • Meningitis

    speech severe muscle pain breathlessness not urinating for a day cold, clammy and pale skin loss of consciousness If any of these symptoms develop you should seek medical[thesun.co.uk] 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 REPORT A 49-year-old Asian male presented to the emergency department with complaints of a headache, fever greater than 37.8 C (100 F) and confusion, of approximately[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    speech with rapid onset Previous severe allergic reaction to bite from the same type of insect NOTE: Anaphylaxis can occur with bee, yellow jacket, wasp, or fire ant stings[tenaflypediatrics.com] Without treatment it can spread throughout the body causing the additional symptoms of dizziness, weakness and confusion.[express.co.uk] […] 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]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    His episodes of slurred speech associated with laughter represented cataplexy. He was started on modafinil 100 mg twice a day.[aasmnet.org] SPE B is potentially allergenic and may confuse the clinicians due to its clinical mimicry of drug-induced AIN.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early signs of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome may include fever, dizziness, confusion, red rash and abdominal pain.[algomapublichealth.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    speech Severe lethargy Convulsions Fever If you have Addison's or Adrenal insufficiency. it is not something to be taken lightly.[healthcentral.com] 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] The presenting symptoms can be non-specific (as in this patient) and easily confused with other common sequelae of ASCI such as orthostasis and diffuse weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ethylene Glycol

    EG can cause nausea, vomiting, slurred speech, dizziness, unsteady gait, and abdominal pain. A person who is poisoned with EG may appear drunk.[acmt.net] In this case, the child presented irritable, pale and confused with high anion gap metabolic acidosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of ethylene glycol toxicity include confusion, ataxia, hallucinations, slurred speech, and comaSymptoms are most severe six to 12 hoursafter ingestion, when the acidic[aafp.org]

  • Atropa Belladonna

    The symptoms of poisoning with deadly nightshade include dilated pupils, blurred vision, loss of balance, dry mouth and throat, slurred speech, inability to urinate, confusion[woodlands.co.uk] The risk of poisoning in children is important because of possible confusion with other berries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech, hallucinations, confusion, disorientation, delirium, and agitation.[thepoisongarden.co.uk]

  • Rohypnol

    Rohypnol may cause users to feel intoxicated; they may have slurred speech, impaired judgement, and difficulty walking.[pamf.org] Motor restlessness and confusion in the awakening state occurred with significantly less severity and frequency. Amnesia for dreams was significantly more frequent.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rohypnol makes users very relaxed, confused, and "spaced-out." It can take away all inhibitions, making people do things they ordinarily wouldn't do.[ascert.biz]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    We presented a 14-year-old patient with signs suggestive of transient ischemic attack (TIA), including triple episodic weakness on the right upper limb, slurred speech, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms To Watch For: Sudden numbness in your face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body Sudden confusion Sudden trouble seeing, talking or understanding Sudden[pinnaclehealth.org] speech.[medbullets.com]

  • Benzodiazepine

    speech , unconsciousness .[adf.org.au] Whereas 5 patients experienced mild, transient, self-limiting postictal confusion, only one had confusion which required medical termination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Benzodiazepines Overdose Symptoms of a benzodiazepine overdose include: Drowsiness Confusion Dizziness Weakness Blurred vision Breathing difficulties Coma Slurred speech Lack[everydayhealth.com]

  • Barbiturate

    If your loved one has inappropriately used barbiturates, he or she may display poor judgment, slow speech, and slurred speech.[lasencinashospital.com] Here are some similarities and differences between the two often confused drugs.[patmoorefoundation.com] But large doses will cause problems such as slurred speech, lack of co-ordination, anger and difficulty remaining awake. However dependence can occur over time.[medic8.com]

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