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921 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Flushing, Rhabdomyolysis

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    […] your co-ordination will be seriously impaired, placing you at high risk of having an accident you may stagger around or feel unstable on your feet you'll feel drowsy or dizzy[nhs.uk] A Alcohol flush reaction ‎ (1 C, 12 F) Drunken people in art ‎ (22 C, 152 F) D Drunk driving ‎ (5 C, 61 F) F Drunken females ‎ (6 F) H Hangover ‎ (2 C, 19 F) M Drunken males[commons.wikimedia.org] Rhabdomyolysis should be considered in an intoxicated patient presenting with muscle tenderness, particularly after immobilization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Stroke

    Associated clinical manifestations such as extreme fatigue; hot dry skin or heavy perspiration; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; disorientation to person, place, or time; dizziness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His renal output was minimal until he was cooled and given a large fluid flush.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unexpectedly severe exertional heat stroke and rhabdomyolysis should prompt a clinician to look for susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    We report an unusual case of dizziness caused by carbon monoxide poisoning. A 55-year-old man was referred to an ENT surgeon with dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nicholas Wilkinson thought it had been cause by a ‘flushed kittie’ (a blown out shot), which blew down the stopping and blew the gas into the men's lamps.[web.archive.org] We report a case presenting with AKI, rhabdomyolysis, and delayed leukoencephalopathy after CO poisoning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epilepsy

    These 'peaks' may be associated with side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness and lack of coordination.[dx.doi.org] These 'peaks' may be associated with side effects such as dizziness, double vision, drowsiness, unsteadiness and poor co‐ordination.[doi.org] Five patients experienced five adverse events when prescribed IR CBZ: dizziness, drowsiness, hand tremor, stomach cramps and vomiting.[dx.doi.org]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    If you experience sudden fever, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness or muscle aches, immediately discontinue tampon use and consult with your doctor.[michigan.gov] Areas that could contain the bacteria, such as surgical wounds and the vagina, are flushed out with water (irrigated).[merckmanuals.com] Rhabdomyolysis. Acute kidney injury. Encephalopathy and cerebral oedema. Acute respiratory distress syndrome. Hepatic necrosis. Thrombocytopenia and marrow suppression.[patient.info]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, vertigo, and possible convulsions and respiratory paralysis characterize this type of poisoning.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Through running to get the blood circulating, followed by time in a dry-heat sauna to sweat out the drugs, and good nutirition and adequate sleep, drug residues flush out[narconon.org] Note, idiopathic leukocytosis can be present in acute amphetamine toxicity CPK and urine myoglobin: if rhabdomyolysis is suspected Pregnancy test: for women of childbearing[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    On the evening of the seventh day, after taking 10 doses of varenicline, the patient developed severe anxiety, nausea, vertigo, blurred vision, and dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This combination enables the body to flush out drugs and toxins lodged in the fatty tissues, the residues left behind by drug use and drinking.[narconon.org] Rhabdomyolysis is a severe and life-threatening condition in which skeletal muscle is damaged.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    Signs of heat exhaustion include cool, moist, pale, ashen or flushed skin, as well as: headache nausea dizziness weakness exhaustion.[sharecare.com] Symptoms include dry, hot, and flushed skin—dark or purple in color; dilated pupils; rapid, weak pulse; shallow breathing; and high temperature that may be in excess of 106[hunter-ed.com] Other systemic effects, including rhabdomyolysis, hepatic failure, arrhythmias, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and even death, are not uncommon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    : increased drowsiness and dizziness, impaired driving Tricyclic antidepressants : increased drowsiness and dizziness, impaired driving See smartphone apps to check your[dermnetnz.org] Of five chronic alcoholics with acute skeletal muscle necrosis (rhabdomyolysis) three developed acute heart failure with disturbances of rhythm and conduction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] According to the New York Times Health Guide, symptoms of malnutrition include fatigue, dizziness, weight loss and decreased immune response.[crchealth.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Dizziness embracing vertigo, unsteadiness and imbalance are common in the elderly, so is generalized anxiety disorder, which is a common psychiatric problem in later life.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may have an increased heart rate, palpitations, profuse perspiration, chest-pain, a choking feeling, lightheadedness, nausea or a churning stomach, shivering chills, hot flushes[bumrungrad.com] A 68-year-old man with generalized anxiety disorder and depressive symptoms presented at the emergency department (ED) with high fever, tremor, muscle rigidity, rhabdomyolysis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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