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1,088 Possible Causes for Drooling, Lacrimation, Muscle Weakness, Slurred Speech

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    Bulbar muscles - common, causing a nasal sound to speech that is slurred.[patient.info] Myasthenic crisis also results in respiratory muscle weakness, which can lead to respiratory failure and death.[learningext.com] […] initial symptom) – Diplopia – Blank affect or expressionless face – Facial drooping, facial paralysis – Tendency of the mouth to hang open (often associated with saliva drooling[rnspeak.com] , Meiosis, Bradycardia, Bronchorrhea, Bronchospasm, Emesis, Lacrimation, and Seizures.[symptoma.com]

  • Anticholinergic

    Myasthenia gravis is a disease characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue caused by an immune-mediated deficiency of acetylcholine receptors at the neuromuscular junction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs of an overdose include: dizziness severe drowsiness fever severe hallucinations confusion trouble breathing clumsiness and slurred speech fast heartbeat flushing and[healthline.com] Possible effect on other Parkinson’s symptoms Anticholinergics may also be used to reduce saliva production, if you have a problem with drooling .[parkinsons.org.uk] Anticholinergic Effects Anticholinergics will cause all the opposite effects of parasympathomimetics and AChEI’s : Eyes: Mydriasis (pupil dilation) Dry Eye (no lacrimation[antranik.org]

  • Botulism

    We report the first Italian case of wound botulism due to intramuscular heroin injection in a 48-year-old man with an acute onset of slurred speech and dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] By history, the most common symptoms were dysphagia (66%), proximal muscle weakness of upper and lower extremity (60%), neck flexor muscle weakness (33%), ophthalmoplegia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the infant, clinical symptoms are usually unspecific such as poor feeding, weak suck, feeble cry, drooling, followed by a symmetric, descending, flaccid paralysis beginning[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paralytic ileus advancing to severe constipation Gastric dilatation Bladder distention advancing to urinary retention Orthostatic hypotension Reduced salivation Reduced lacrimation[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ketamine

    This causes the user to have difficulty with balance, combined with numbness, muscle weakness, and impaired vision.[cesar.umd.edu] speech , violence , vomiting .[adf.org.au] Everything was amazing and spectacular, but on the outside I was a drooling mess, unable to move, and embarrassing myself.[gawker.com] Minor side effects of the drug include tearing (lacrimation) when emerging from the dissociative anesthetic state.[britannica.com]

  • Pyridostigmine

    speech confusion seizures difficulty breathing If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch[medlineplus.gov] Mice receiving smaller amounts of MuSK autoantibodies did not display overt weakness, but 9 days of pyridostigmine treatment precipitated generalised muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common side effects of pyridostigmine include upset stomach, drooling, vomiting. Patient Ratings for Pyridostigmine How was your experience with Pyridostigmine?[rxwiki.com] Effects include: Miosis, Increased intestinal and skeletal muscle tone, Bronchial and ureteral constriction, Bradycardia, Increased salivation, Lacrimation, Sweating. pyridostigmine[quizlet.com]

  • Parathion Poisoning

    An intermediate syndrome characterized by respiratory paresis, weakness in the territory of several motor cranial nerves and of proximal limb and neck flexor muscles, persisted[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CNS effects include irritability, nervousness, giddiness, fatigue, lethargy, impairment of memory, confusion, slurred speech, visual disturbance, depression, impaired gait[homeobook.com] Shortly after exposure, headache, sweating, salivation, lacrimation, vomiting, diarrhea, muscular twitching, convulsions, dyspnea, and blurred vision occur.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The clinical characteristics included respiratory paresis, weakness in the territories of several motor cranial nerves, neck flexors and proximal limb muscles, and depressed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myasthenic Crisis

    Severe slurred speech and difficulty managing secretions are also signs of potential impending MG crisis.[myasthenia.org] PM with respiratory muscle weakness is rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She is diaphoretic, cyanotic, and drooling out of the corner of her mouth.[americannursetoday.com] […] customary doses; the Tensilon test exacerbates this form of myasthenic crisis; cholinergic crises may be either • Muscarinic crisis Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, lacrimation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    speech Poor balance Stiffness Movement is slow Facial expression is lost Dementia Bradykinesia Akinesia Rigidity Trouble swallowing Reduce ability to sweat Gasping Sleep[ehealthwall.com] weakness, speech impairment, and breathing and swallowing difficulties.[emaxhealth.com] It was at this time that he asked if something could be done for his drooling. I used L14 and GB 20 and used electrical stimulation.[the-medical-dictionary.com] Six tests demonstrated pupillary, lacrimal, salivary, urinary bladder, sexual and sudomotor dysfunction in the majority of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Familial Dysautonomia

    speech or a "nasal" voice Delayed development, especially difficulty walking Sores (ulcers) on the tongue caused by teeth rubbing against the area Decreased sense of pain[drugs.com] Chronic lung disease (secondary to repeated aspirations), restrictive lung disease (imposed by scoliosis), muscle weakness, and chemoreceptor dysfunction (resulting in blunted[orpha.net] This is an innovative, safe method for drooling control in this population.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis is based on clinical features: diminished lacrimation, insensitivity to pain, poor temperature control, abolished deep tendon reflexes, postural hypotension,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Apraxia

    Other speech-related difficulties found together with apraxia of speech include aphasia , an impaired ability to speak and understand language, and dysarthria , or slurred[tactustherapy.com] weakness.[britannica.com] As a feeding therapist I often use oral motor therapy to help with chewing, swallowing, and drooling.[speechlanguagefeeding.com] Adverse effects included circumscript upper eyelid haematomas, suture extrusion, suture granuloma, lacrimation, and infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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