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1,660 Possible Causes for Confusion, Vomiting without Nausea

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, and altered mental status are the most prominent symptoms, being found in approximately 25 to 37% of patients ( 39 ).[cjasn.asnjournals.org] Alcohol, Vitamin B1 – Thiamine Deficiency and Brain Damage Acute alcohol intoxication will typically produce unsteadiness, slurring of speech and mild confusion.[stewartnutrition.co.uk] Confusion If a man consumes more than five drinks or a woman more than 4 drinks in an hour, they’ll enter the next stage of intoxication: confusion.[healthline.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Nausea and vomiting. Some people have bacteria in their urinary tract without having any symptoms. This is called asymptomatic bacteriuria .[northshore.org] 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] Some older adults with a UTI also develop confusion. The tricky part Some of these UTI symptoms are similar to the symptoms of other conditions common in older people.[health.harvard.edu]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Ketotic hypoglycaemia presents with symptoms of hypoglycaemia (eg sweating, irritable, confused) and also nausea and vomiting.[patient.info] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] This is common in kids who develop an illness (such as a stomach virus) that causes loss of appetite, nausea, or vomiting. takes too much insulin, takes the wrong type of[kidshealth.org]

  • Hyponatremia

    Definition of hyponatremia based on symptoms Moderate: any degree of hyponatremia associated with moderately severe symptoms of hyponatremia: nausea without vomiting, confusion[intechopen.com] Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info] Migraines may also not have auras. [28] Tension type headaches usually have bilateral "bandlike" pressure on both sides of the head usually without nausea or vomiting.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Brain Concussion

    […] with or without vomiting Trouble concentrating or making decisions even about simple things Feeling “foggy” or “out of it” Clumsiness – trouble with coordination and/or balance[youngwomenshealth.org] For example, in the first few minutes after the injury, someone might be just slightly confused or appear a little bit dazed.[utswmed.org] Immediately after the accident, the person may be confused, not remember what happened or have nausea, blurry vision, or dizziness.[mayfieldclinic.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Other conditions that may cause vitamin B1 deficiency include: HIV/AIDS Cancers that have spread throughout the body Extreme nausea and vomiting during pregnancy ( hyperemesis[medlineplus.gov] 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] We report on the case of a 51-year-old man with chronic alcoholism, who suddenly developed visual disturbance and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Head Injury

    Some people also have mild confusion, nausea, and, more commonly in children, vomiting. Young children may simply become irritable.[merckmanuals.com] More than half (56%) screened positive for mTBI, defined as at least one instance in which they experienced a change in consciousness or a period of being dazed and confused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The effects of concussion can leave people with symptoms including dizziness, nausea, confusion or an inability to process or retain information, sensitivity to light, and[headway.org.uk]

  • Stroke

    Vertigo, with or without nausea and vomiting. Diplopia (ophthalmoplegia). Dysphagia or dysarthria.[patient.info] The symptoms of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble[ninds.nih.gov] . * Sudden and severe headache, without a known cause. * Sudden dizziness, loss of steadiness or coordination. * Sudden nausea and vomiting, unrelated to viral illness. *[curlie.org]

  • Migraine

    In concomitance with premenopausal menstrual dysregulation, she reported episodes of nausea and vomiting, associated with photophobia, phonophobia and osmophobia, but without[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A middle-aged man presented with intermittent episodes of a brief sensation of explosion in the head, visual flashing, vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, confusion, ataxia,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The ACC plays an important role in the frontal attentional control system and acute confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Syncope

    Were there any prodromal symptoms (palpitations, nausea/vomiting, sweating, chest pain, shortness of breath, lightheadedness/dizziness, etc.)?[clinicaladvisor.com] The overlap of these clinical conditions leads to confusion regarding syncope classification that can hinder evaluation strategies, and pose challenges for diagnosis and treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Any significant persistence of confusion beyond a minute or two is critical, as this would suggest a postictal period and seizure.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

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