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5,810 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Mutation in the CALM2 Gene, Paresthesia

  • Hyperventilation

    One must rely solely on a very careful history and elicit time of onset and place to get a possible lead if it is a patient complaining of having had “fainting spells,” “heart[aafp.org] In contrast, Gowers used the terms "vagal" and "vaso-vagal" for these symptoms, which could include numbness and tingling of the extremities ( Gowers 1907 ).[medlink.com] ‘Patients can reproduce these spells by hyperventilating in a controlled environment.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Hypoglycemia

    We present a case of an 85-year-old man who presented to the endocrinology clinic with symptoms of "fainting spells after large meals."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the central nervous system resulting in hunger; sweating; paresthesia; impaired mental function; seizures; coma[icd9data.com] […] discomfort Headache Abnormal thinking, impaired judgment Nonspecific dysphoria, moodiness, depression, crying, exaggerated concerns Feeling of numbness, pins and needles (paresthesia[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Panic Attacks

    Atypical panic attacks include features such as focal paresthesias or sensory distortions, but attempts to demonstrate a relationship to partial seizures have been unsuccessful[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (tingling sensations), vomiting, and sensations of choking or smothering.[sciencedaily.com] Symptoms may include trembling, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, chest pain (or chest tightness), sweating, nausea, dizziness (or slight vertigo), hyperventilation, paresthesias[sciencedaily.com]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is a debilitating side effect of chemotherapy, which manifests as paresthesias, dysesthesias, and numbness in the hands and feet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients present with pain, paresthesias, or weakness along a specific nerve distribution or experience generalized peripheral neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The primary manifestations of polyneuropathy are slowly progressive numbness and paresthesias, with burning sensations in the feet usually in a symmetrical pattern.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    People suffering from alcoholic neuropathy may feel burning and tingling sensations in their feet, which may persist or may last from a few months to a few years.[foundationforpn.org] Peripheral neuropathy may be evidenced by muscular weakness, paresthesias, and decreased peripheral sensation.[mentalhealth.com] Symptoms include numbness, tingling and pain, muscle weakness usually in the extremities, loss of bladder or bowel control, impotence, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, or constipation[onhealth.com]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Hyperkalemia

    […] symptoms Patients with hyperkalemia may be asymptomatic, or they may report the following symptoms (cardiac and neurologic symptoms predominate): Generalized fatigue Weakness Paresthesias[emedicine.com]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Symptoms may vary from : General body weakness Fatigue Short breaths Tingling feeling on the feet Crave for things like clay, ice or dirt Diagnosing Iron Deficiency Anemia[consumerhealthdigest.com] Vitamin B-12 deficiency can produce abnormal neurologic and psychiatric symptoms that include ataxia, psychoses, paresthesia, disorientation, dementia, mood and motor disturbances[dx.doi.org] Elicit any history of neuromuscular effects, including vasomotor disturbances, tingling or numbness of the extremities, or pain along a nerve.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Anxiety Disorder

    […] panic, fear, and uneasiness Problems sleeping Cold or sweaty hands and/or feet Shortness of breath Heart palpitations An inability to be still and calm Dry mouth Numbness or tingling[web.archive.org] It raises blood pressure and heart rate, and can cause a multitude of bodily complaints, such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, ulcers, diarrhea, tingling, weakness, and[web.archive.org] […] shortness of breath increased heart beats trembling, shaking dizziness chest pain sweating chills or hot flashes feelings of unreality or being detached from oneself numbing or tingling[med.upenn.edu]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    The characteristics and severity of pain were as follows: constant tingling and pricking sensation without allodynia or hyperalgesia (Visual Analogue Scale score: 3 4).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] injury, 44 manifested as intense headaches that may follow or accompany the onset of posterior cerebral circulation aura, such as visual impairment, ataxia, dysarthria, paresthesias[doi.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Whiplash Injury

    More than one third of patients acutely complain of paresthesias, which frequently are caused by trigger points and thoracic outlet syndrome and less commonly by cervical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Trigger points are probably the major cause of paresthesias. Cognitive, somatic, and psychological sequelae are troublesome and controversial.[whiplashinfo.se] Cervico-Brachial Syndrome: To the above mentioned symptoms, it should be added sensitive disorders, loss of strength, paresthesias on shoulder and arm stretching towards the[vertigo-dizziness.com]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene

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