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842 Possible Causes for Dehydration, Electrolyte Imbalance, Myoclonic Jerking, Tremor

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Synonyms Alcohol intoxication delirium Alcohol withdrawal hallucinosis Delirium tremens Clinical Information Acute alcoholic, psychotic condition characterized by intense tremors[icd9data.com] Sedation to suppress the excitability of the nervous system, thus reducing the severity of symptoms Thiamine and other vitamins to promote proper nutrition IV fluids to prevent dehydration[waypointrecoverycenter.com] I nfectious (encephalitis, meningitis, UTI, pneumonia) W ithdrawal (alcohol, barbiturates, benzodiazepines) A cute metabolic disorder (electrolyte imbalance, hepatic or renal[fammedref.org] Alcohol withdrawal delirium is characterized by features of alcohol withdrawal itself (tremor, sweating, hypertension, tachycardia etc.) together with general delirious symptoms[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Other extrapyramidal movement disorders such as tremor and cogwheel phenomena are also frequently present.[ccforum.com] All patients with psychosis should be monitored daily for dehydration and elevated temperature, have vital signs checked and agitation should be watched for.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He developed marked rigidity, myoclonic jerks, and startle myoclonus. He was then sent for a brain MRI.[n.neurology.org] imbalances, shifts in cholinergic-dopaminergic balances, genetic factors) have been proposed to increase the risk for occurrence of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS).[doi.org]

  • Dementia

    It may progress to severe memory loss, confusion, hallucinations, delusions, tremors, impaired speech, motor dysfunction and difficulty in eating.[symptoma.com] When neuropsychiatric symptoms are first detected, medical conditions, such as delirium, infection, dehydration, diarrhea, and drug interactions, must be ruled out.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, diet modification can affect quality of life and may lead to dehydration and malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lewy body dementia may also cause aggressive behavior or depression, tremors, and an increased risk of falling.[homewatchcaregivers.com]

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  • Lithium Toxicity

    Despite regular clinic follow-ups and blood monitoring, he recently developed tremors and delirium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early in her admission she was dehydrated and had febrile episodes, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, and muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These include altered mental status, ataxia, agitation, coarse tremors, fasciculations and myoclonic jerks.[renalfellow.blogspot.com] Its adverse effects of dehydration and serum electrolyte imbalances are widely known.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Hypothermia Low Apgar scores ( Stress (sepsis, respiratory distress, etc) Glucose screening is also recommended for infants with clinical signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors[med.stanford.edu] When this coincides with an electrolyte imbalance (resulting from decreased aldosterone and other adrenal hormones) the cells can be in crisis.[adrenalfatigue.org] State Fines Nursing Homes Following Injuries To Residents," 18 June 2018 Saco was found March 5 on a road behind Brown’s Lobster Pound, and was treated for malnourishment, dehydration[merriam-webster.com] In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Clinical findings, external Dehydration, oedema, anaemia, sallow colour, pruritis, brown discolouration of nails, bruising (abnormal platelets); other findings may include[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.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] Direct damage to the kidneys themselves Urine backed up in the kidneys Those things can happen when you: Have a traumatic injury with blood loss, such as in a car wreck Are dehydrated[webmd.com] While this is not an all-inclusive list, some of the common conditions are: Anemia Hypertension Electrolyte imbalance, hyperparathyroidism Metabolic acidosis and alkalosis[library.ahima.org]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    Symptoms Symptoms of metabolic encephalopthy include: Confusion or agitation Disorientation Insomnia Forgetfulness Tremor (flapping tremor of the hands) Difficulty in speaking[symptoma.com] Dehydration caused due to diarrhea and vomiting. Exposure to various toxic chemicals and metals.[tandurust.com] Clinical findings include seizures, ataxia, alopecia and dermatitis with atypical findings of myoclonic jerks, neuropathy and spastic paraparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment is directed toward reversal or control of the underlying process, supportive care, and prevention of complications such as infection, electrolyte imbalance, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heroin Withdrawal

    Tremors. Increased heart rate and blood pressure. Body aches. Insomnia. Depression. Abdominal cramping. Diarrhea. Goose bumps. Nausea and vomiting.[withdrawal.net] According to the suit, Ceraulo died in custody Jan. 7 as a result of electrolyte imbalance and dehydration -- both common side effects of heroin withdrawal.[dailyherald.com] Tremor. Gastrointestinal distress.[mentalhelp.net] If these symptoms persist, then it is possible that the person could become dehydrated or develop an electrolyte imbalance. 1 Because of this, one suggestion for a safer heroin[heroin.net]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Finally, we evaluated different methods of combining the data from the two hands for obtaining a single tremor rating estimate, and found that simply averaging the tremor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Goals of care should include immediate management of dehydration, nutritional deficits, and electrolyte derangements; relief of withdrawal symptoms; prevention of progression[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People coming off extended binges can have severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.[choosehelp.com] Doctors may prescribe intravenous fluid or supplements if the patient has become dehydrated.[well.blogs.nytimes.com]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    We report the first Japanese case of hypomagnesemia associated with chronic use of PPIs in a 64-year-old man hospitalized for nausea, bilateral ankle arthritis, and tremor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease (also known as chondrocalcinosis, CC) is a rare metabolic arthropathy mostly seen in elderly patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features are often due to accompanying hypokalemia and hypocalcemia and include lethargy, tremor, tetany, seizures, and arrhythmias.[merckmanuals.com] See Magnesium . hy·po·mag·ne·se·mi·a ( hī'pō-mag'nĕ-sē'mē-ă ) Deficiency of magnesium in blood; may be caused by chronic alcoholism, dehydration, diabetic acidosis, and chronic[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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