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4,468 Possible Causes for Dehydration, Seizure

  • Dementia

    However, diet modification can affect quality of life and may lead to dehydration and malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Electroencephalography demonstrated bifrontal slowing with left-sided emphasis, and captured two focal onset partial seizures with the clinical correlate of the syndrome described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reversible conditions with symptoms of dementia can be caused by a high fever, dehydration, vitamin deficiency and poor nutrition, bad reactions to medicines, problems with[psychcentral.com]

  • Pneumonia

    But the infection can take a toll, making patients prone to getting tired and dehydrated.[nbcnews.com] ., during a seizure or while intoxicated) could vomit and then inhale stomach contents and bacteria into the lungs and develop pneumonia.[vdh.virginia.gov] A depressed gag reflex, such as from alcohol intoxication, overdose, head injury, stroke or seizure increases the risk of aspiration pneumonia [3] .[ems1.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Confusion can be a medication side effect or a sign of another problem, such as dehydration or a disturbed metabolism (which might occur with abnormal blood levels of calcium[health.harvard.edu] Overdose Signs of overdose may be: seizures, difficulty urination problems, weakness, or combination of blue lips and pale skin.[corpohs.com] Addiction to coffee and other forms of caffeine, as well as alcohol addiction and dehydration, are aggravating to the urinary tract.[drweil.com]

  • Sunburn

    The moisture in your body will help repair your sunburned skin, which can make you dehydrated. Drink at least eight glasses of water a day to help prevent dehydration.[livestrong.com] Call 911 if the person: Does not seem to be responding appropriately Has a seizure , visual changes, or any other neurologic symptoms; these could be symptoms of severe heat[m.webmd.com] Drink plenty of water or hydrating drinks to avoid dehydration. Do not drink alcoholic drinks because they will dehydrate you more.[medicinenet.com]

  • Skin Infection

    Moisturizing the skin every day and not letting it get dehydrated is key to avoiding dry skin. Consumption of healthy fats makes the skin healthy too.[hpdermatology.co.uk] The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Epidermal splitting occurs in the granular layer of the epidermis and therefore the systemic impact of dehydration and/or imbalance of electrolytes is usually not severe.[apps.who.int]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Liquids will also help prevent dehydration. Liquids that help prevent dehydration include water, fruit juice, and broth. Do not drink liquids that contain caffeine.[drugs.com] The patient developed seizures as a result of three brain abscesses, one of which is shown.[healio.com] Keep Yourself Hydrated: It is very easy to become dehydrated when you are down with a cold. So keep taking fluids.[momjunction.com]

  • Influenza

    At-home care of the flu means managing the symptoms and preventing dehydration: Rest.[sepsis.org] We present a case involving an 85-year-old man with acute confusion and new onset seizure following a 1-week history of respiratory prodrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report two young siblings who developed fever and seizures with altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] kg over 3-6 h, with some of the initial volume given rapidly as initial fluid boluses to treat hypovolaemic shock for children with acute gastroenteritis (AGE) and severe dehydration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurological complications No studies reported any incidences of seizures. However, it is unclear if this outcome was predefined for inclusion in any of these studies.[wellcomeopenresearch.org] Hyponatremic seizures can be avoided by rehydrating with oral rehydration solution instead of free water.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Boric Acid

    Nausea, vomiting, greenish diarrhea, and dehydration occurred shortly thereafter.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report 7 infants suffering from seizures induced by chronic boric acid ingestion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Irritability, tremor, seizures and a delirious reaction. She was treated with diazepam, intubated, sedated and ventilated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    Preventing dehydration . Drink liquids such as water, juices, teas, and rehydration drinks to keep from getting dehydrated.[healthlinkbc.ca] A patient with a 30-year history of RA, well controlled with methotrexate therapy, presented with new-onset seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] blood electrolytes may be important; for example, hyponatremia is common in bacterial meningitis. [43] The cause of hyponatremia, however, is controversial and may include dehydration[en.wikipedia.org]

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