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277 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Slurred Speech

  • Alcohol Abuse

    edema, including baggy eyes, producing a bloated appearance; jaundiced skin or mucosa; redness of the forehead, cheek and nose; broken teeth or dentures, facial cuts and[dentistryiq.com] speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] These effects can include: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Coma Breathing problems Death Other risks of[niaaa.nih.gov]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Abstract Insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-II) in serum and tumor extracts from five patients with non-islet-cell tumor hypoglycemia (NICTH) has been characterized. These tumors contained large quantities of IGF-II (2.4-14.2 micrograms/g tissues). The serum IGF-II levels in four of five patients were a little high and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ethanol

    Measurable cognitive impairment occurs at a blood alcohol level of about 0.05%, gait disturbances at 0.10%, slurred speech at 0.15%.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Below is a list of blood alcohol levels and the likely symptoms: 0.05 -- reduced inhibitions 0.10 -- slurred speech 0.20 -- euphoria and motor impairment 0.30 -- confusion[nlm.nih.gov] This leads to signs and symptoms of intoxication such as bloodshot eyes, flushed face, slurred speech, slow response to questions or comments, impaired judgment, decreased[labtestsonline.org]

  • Myxedema

    Fifty three-year old woman with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma currently on treatment with nivolumab presented with diffuse facial and tongue swelling, slurred speech,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Enlargement of tongue causing slurred speech Hearing loss (caused by swelling in the middle ear) Facial pallor (paleness) due to anemia and vasoconstriction Skin is pale and[bestonhealth.com] There could be changes in your facial appearances such as swollen lips, thicker nose, and puffiness around your eyes.[gudhealth.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    These may include inappropriate behavior, unstable moods, impaired judgment, slurred speech, impaired attention or memory, and poor coordination.[mayoclinic.org] Brain damage Alcohol is associated with blurred vision, memory lapses, slurred speech, difficulty walking and slowed reaction time.[medicalnewstoday.com] speech.[cdc.gov]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    speech (hepatic encephalopathy) When to see a doctor Make an appointment with your doctor if you have any of the signs or symptoms listed above.[mayoclinic.org] It can also feature problems in movement (called ataxia) and speech, slurring of words, tremor and a particular symptom of fl apping hands when you extend your arms (called[britishlivertrust.org.uk] For women, absent or loss of periods not related to menopause For men, loss of sex drive, breast enlargement (gynecomastia) or testicular atrophy Confusion, drowsiness and slurred[mayoclinic.org]

  • Angioedema

    During these two years she had intense abdominal pain twice, along with facial swelling.[scielo.br] Case: A 70-year-old female with a past medical history of hypertension and diabetes presents to your department 45 minutes after onset of left facial droop, slurred speech[rebelem.com] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[hoajonline.com]

  • Barbiturate

    Allergy Facial edema, Urticaria Bullous eruptions Drug automaticity Automation occurs when barbiturates are taken by elderly.[howmed.net] But large doses will cause problems such as slurred speech, lack of co-ordination, anger and difficulty remaining awake. However dependence can occur over time.[medic8.com] Thus we see that barbiturates, taken in relatively low doses, can cause slurred speech, decreased motor control, impaired judgment, drowsiness and confusion.[study.com]

  • Brain Concussion

    When someone has a knock to the head, the brain moves about and can knock against the skull and facial bones.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Slurred speech. The people checking on you should take you to an emergency department right away if you: Look very drowsy or cannot wake up.[cdc.gov] Slurred speech. Look very drowsy or cannot wake up. Have one pupil (the black part in the middle of the eye) larger than the other. Have convulsions or seizures.[cdc.gov]

  • Urticaria

    Although hives and facial swelling can be uncomfortable and cosmetically embarrassing, they are not usually dangerous.[allergy.org.au] Some people who receive XOLAIR have had chest pain, heart attack, blood clots in the lungs or legs, or temporary symptoms of weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech[xolair.com] If your hives are accompanied by facial swelling, difficulty breathing, rapid heartbeat, vomiting, and/or confusion, call 911 or have someone rush you to the nearest emergency[verywellhealth.com]

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