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560 Possible Causes for Drooling, Slurred Speech

  • Insect Bite

    speech with rapid onset Previous severe allergic reaction to bite from the same type of insect NOTE: Anaphylaxis can occur with bee, yellow jacket, wasp, or fire ant stings[tenaflypediatrics.com] […] insect bite (not just hives) and bitten less than 2 hours ago Trouble breathing or wheezing Hoarse voice, cough, or tightness in the throat or chest Trouble swallowing, drooling[stlouischildrens.org] 911 Now (your child may need an ambulance) (for symptoms of anaphylaxis) If Difficulty breathing or wheezing Hoarseness or cough with rapid onset Difficulty swallowing or slurred[tenaflypediatrics.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    His episodes of slurred speech associated with laughter represented cataplexy. He was started on modafinil 100 mg twice a day.[aasmnet.org] Call 999 if: you have difficulty swallowing or breathing you're drooling you're making a high-pitched sound as you breathe (called stridor) your symptoms are severe and getting[nhs.uk] […] seek care in a hospital's emergency department: Difficulty breathing Difficulty or inability to swallow food or liquid Unable to open the mouth Unable to swallow saliva, or drooling[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Acromegaly

    Symptoms of low blood sugar may include dizziness or lightheadedness, sweating, confusion, headache, blurred vision, slurred speech, shakiness, fast heartbeat, irritability[acromegaly.somatulinedepot.com] […] barrel chest enlarged heart (cardiomegaly) thick and oily skin and strong body odour growth of skin ‘tags’ overgrowth of hair husky voice enlarged tongue and lips snoring or drooling[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Scorpion Sting

    Serious symptoms start within minutes of the sting and may include: Increased salivation (foaming at the mouth or drooling) Blurred vision Trouble focusing Slurred speech[thesurvivaldoctor.com] […] is used to combat parasympathetic effects scorpion sting A toxic systemic response to scorpion venom Clinical SOB, opisthotonus, nasal and periorbital itching, dysphasia, drooling[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Difficulty swallowing, excessive drooling, slurred speech. Muscle twitching, restlessness, irritability, respiratory problems and possible respiratory arrest.[12news.com]

  • 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] 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] In other patients the first symptoms are nervous system or psychiatric symptoms or both and include tremor, rigidity, drooling, difficulty with speech, abrupt personality[medicinenet.com]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    We describe a 17-year-old boy with slurred speech, mild motor delays and learning disability diagnosed with atypical A-T in the setting of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] including microcephaly, profound motor and mental retardation, small hands and feet, severely and progressively reduced muscle tone with slackly protruding abdomen and undue drooling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Details Technical Information Clinical Significance: Detects sequence variations and deletions to ATM Typical Presentation: Infants and Children: Gait and truncal ataxia, slurred[athenadiagnostics.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may notice increase in their saliva and drooling. Insomnia can occur because of difficulty turning in bed, anxiety and depression.[med.unc.edu] […] cannabinoids may be efficacious in moderating the disease’s development and in alleviating certain ALS-related symptoms such as pain, appetite loss, spasticity, depression and drooling[norml.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Difficulty in talking is evident with slurred speech. Diagnosis No laboratory tests help in diagnosing the condition.[symptoma.com] It can also increase the likelihood of drooling or choking while eating. Fear of choking and other eating problems may put you at risk for inadequate nutrition.[healthline.com] Speech changes. You may speak softly, quickly, slur or hesitate before talking. Your speech may be more of a monotone rather than with the usual inflections.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Stroke

    Slurred speech or dysarthria Double vision or other vision problems Headache Nausea and or vomiting This content was last reviewed on 08/16/2018.[strokeassociation.org] This may cause you to drool saliva. Problems with balance, co-ordination, vision, speech, communication or swallowing. Dizziness or unsteadiness.[patient.info] The signs of a stroke include a sudden severe headache, weakness, numbness, vision problems, confusion, trouble walking or talking, dizziness and slurred speech.[webmd.com]

  • Organophosphate Insecticide

    He was responsive to pain, but had slurred speech. His Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score was 9.[intjem.springeropen.com] Drooling, excess phlegm, bronchorrhoea, bronchospasm. Breathing difficulty. Marked muscle twitching or tremors. Muscle weakness, fatigue. Vomiting, diarrhoea, urination.[patient.info] […] twitching agitation Moderate signs of organophosphate exposure include: very narrowed pupils dizziness disorientation coughing and wheezing sneezing difficulty breathing drooling[healthline.com]

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