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62 Possible Causes for Drooling, Shuffling Gait, Slurred Speech

  • Parkinson's Disease

    He initially presented with left-hand tremor, stooped posture, shuffling gait, and frequent falls, which eventually progressed to bilateral motor symptoms after 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Difficulty in talking is evident with slurred speech. Diagnosis No laboratory tests help in diagnosing the condition.[symptoma.com] […] pains Low blood pressure when you stand up Stooped posture Constipation Sweating and not being able to control your body temperature Slow blinking Difficulty swallowing Drooling[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    We recognize many other associated signs of PD, including expressionless face, quiet speech, cramped handwriting, shuffling gait, trouble getting out of a chair, and difficulty[brightfocus.org] […] volume after starting to speak loudly, slurring speech, stiffness or rigidity of the muscles in the trunk that may result in neck or back pain, stooped posture, stooped posture[parkinsonsdisease.net] […] that often starts in the hands or fingers when they are relaxed Other symptoms include erectile dysfunction, dizziness, blurred vision or fainting, excessive sweating and drooling[express.co.uk]

  • Wilson Disease

    'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[dailymail.co.uk] gait.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The proband, a 17-year-old boy, visited our hospital due to abnormal behaviors including generalized slow movement, dysphagia, drooling and ataxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Secondary Parkinsonism

    She drooled, and had dysarthria, a shuffling gait, and cogwheel rigidity.[mdedge.com] During admission, slurred speech suddenly developed and hypocalcemia was founded. With replacement of calcium and dialysis, these symptom were improving.[jkna.org] Abstract A 44-year-old man presented with history of slurring of speech, slowness in activities, abnormal posturing of the upper limbs and drooling of saliva from the mouth[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Patients experience difficulty chewing and swallowing, have increased reflexes and spasticity in tongue and the bulbar region, and demonstrate slurred speech (which is often[en.wikipedia.org] gait; PP is remarkable for the variable psychiatric component, in which the Pts may have a flat affect–simulating apathy or severe depression, become enmeshed in trivialities[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Postural changes can help with drooling of saliva and may prevent aspiration.[patient.info]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    Source: NINDS (NIH) 4 • • • Multiple sclerosis : Speech may also become slurred, or difficult to understand ( dysarthria ).[familydiagnosis.com] gait Chronic lung disease Truncal obesity Nodular goiter Multinodular goiter Long neck Thyroid nodule Gastrointestinal stroma tumor Adult onset Depressivity Kinetic tremor[mendelian.co] […] disease-Symptomatology “Today is a sunny day in Toronto" Loop drawing: Amplitude Interloop distance “Micrographia” 26 Parkinson’s disease-Symptomatology Festinating gait Drooling[slideplayer.com]

  • Phenothiazine

    gait Fainting Hallucinations (rare) Weakness, lack of coordination Needing to move, restlessness SKIN Rapid sunburn if exposed to the sun Bluish skin (changing to purplish[medlineplus.gov] […] awkwardness; lack of proper muscle coordination Shaking or tremors; seizures Flushed skin, the skin may stay warm Mouth ulcers that may affect the throat Dryness in the mouth, or drooling[dovemed.com] AIRWAYS AND LUNGS No breathing Rapid breathing Shallow breathing BLADDER AND KIDNEYS Cannot urinate EYES, EARS, NOSE, MOUTH, AND THROAT Blurred vision Congested nose Drooling[medlineplus.gov]

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    gait, or features similar to those of Alzheimer's disease such as loss of memory.[neurosciences.ucsd.edu] Possible symptoms of vascular dementia include: Memory problems; forgetfulness Slurred speech Language problems Abnormal behavior Dizziness Leg or arm weakness Lack of concentration[web.archive.org] An example of this is the use of cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia which causes drooling and postural instability in Parkinson's disease.[symptoma.com]

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder

    gait–parkinsonism, akathisia–restlessness, dystonia–odd involuntary postures, akinesia–motor inactivity, and other neurologic disturbances Etiology Extrapyramidal dysfunction[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] They include muscle spasms, muscle shaking, tremor and slurred speech, all of which can result in significant stigmatising of the people affected.[nationalelfservice.net] However, it becomes important that patients learn about the group of potential side effects known as extrapyramidal effects -- physical symptoms such as tremors, slurred speech[livestrong.com]

  • Worster-Drought Syndrome

    His gait symptoms began about age 50 years, and involved loss of balance, pitching forward, and shuffling.[the-medical-dictionary.com] A 5-year-old boy with developmental delay, drooling of saliva, an inability to protrude the tongue, slurred speech, and multiple episodes of seizures since early childhood[ajnr.org] […] palsy with characteristics of congenital pseudobulbar (suprabulbar) paresis manifesting as selective weakness of the lips, tongue and soft palate, dysphagia, dysphonia, drooling[bioportal.bioontology.org]

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