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612 Possible Causes for Drooling, Slurred Speech

  • Stroke

    The NHS urges people to recognise the symptoms of stroke: fallen face, inability to hold arms high, slurred speech; and to know the importance of time — act fast to get medical[curlie.org] This may cause you to drool saliva. Problems with balance, co-ordination, vision, speech, communication or swallowing. Dizziness or unsteadiness.[patient.info] speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    […] 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] Gradual loss of automatic movement, which may lead to decreased blinking, decreased frequency of swallowing and drooling A stooped, flexed posture with bending at the elbows[aans.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    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] Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease dementia include: depression sleep disturbances delusions confusion hallucinations mood swings slurred speech changes in appetite changes in[healthline.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hand, and slowly gets worse until it leads to the following: Difficulty lifting, climbing stairs, and walking Difficulty breathing Difficulty swallowing -- choking easily, drooling[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]

  • 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] Slurred speech Slurred speech is also found in early stage of the disease.. Occurs due to involvement of cerebellum..[medicaljoyworks.com]

  • Scorpion Sting

    You may have experienced a scorpion sting if you notice: • Sensitive Skin • Local Burning Pain • Slurred Speech • Breathing Problems • Body-Wide Numbness[scorpionspecialists.com] Serious symptoms include: Diarrhea and vomiting (throwing up) Fast heart beat Muscle jerks Restlessness Roving or wild eye movements Sweating Trouble swallowing and drooling[advocareparsippanypediatrics.com] Venomous scorpion stings occur most frequently in infants and children, and may cause shortness of breath, fluid buildup in the lungs, excess saliva, slurred speech, trouble[medpagetoday.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]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Lower doses of phencyclidine produce vertigo, ataxia, nystagmus, mild hypertension, abnormal involuntary movements, slurred speech, nausea, weakness, slowed reaction times[dsm.wikia.com] This may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, vertical nystagmus, drooling, loss of balance, and dizziness.[usmleforum.com] Other effects include numbness, slurred speech, and loss of coordination accompanied by a sense of strength and invulnerability.[www1.nyc.gov]

  • Juvenile Primary Lateral Sclerosis

    As symptoms progress, they become more serious and include weakness and stiffness in the arms and hands, slurred speech, drooling, difficulty swallowing, and an inability[en.wikipedia.org] speech Prevention - Juvenile primary lateral sclerosis Not supplied.[checkorphan.org] Between 2 and 10 years of age, motor speech production is lost causing dysarthria, dysphagia and drooling. Cognitive function is generally not affected.[orpha.net]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    speech, tremors, and staggering.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Price Since Roman times, when slaves worked the cinnabar mines, mercury has been known to cause a wide range of symptoms, including headaches, tremors, drooling, difficulty[news.nationalgeographic.com] In January 1997, she began to notice definite symptoms that worried her - tingly fingers and toes, slurred speech.[chm.bris.ac.uk]

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