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1,459 Possible Causes for Fever, Slurred Speech

  • Influenza

    Therefore, they worsen the flu symptoms.Encephalitis is a rare but not unheard of, and can occur in the elderly and present as confusion and slurred speech.[en.wikipedia.org] Miller, Acute Fever and Petechial Rash Associated with Influenza A Virus Infection, Clinical Infectious Diseases , Volume 29, Issue 2, 15 July 1999, Pages 453–454, Download[doi.org] Individuals with influenza were more likely to have cough (93% vs 80%), fever (68% vs 40%), cough and fever together (64% vs 33%), and/or nasal congestion (91% vs 81%) than[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    This dogma is based on an accumulated body of epidemiologic evidence relating to both primary and recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever.[academic.oup.com] A neurological disorder, Sydenham chorea, can occur months after an initial attack, causing jerky involuntary movements, muscle weakness, slurred speech, and personality changes[en.wikipedia.org] […] glomerulonephritis in Trinidad, J Infect Dis, 1972 , vol. 125 (pg. 619 - 25 ) 10 The families of patients with acute rheumatic fever or glomerulonephritis in Trinidad, Am[cid.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Insect Bite

    Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is caused by bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii that is transmitted by infected ixodid (hard) ticks.[news-medical.net] 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] speech Hard to wake up Acts or talks confused You think your child has a life-threatening emergency Go to ER Now Stiff neck (can't touch the chin to chest) Call Doctor or[stlouischildrens.org]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    […] taking lithium should contact a health care provider without delay if they experience unresolved diarrhea, sudden changes in weight, muscular tremors or lack of coordination, fever[dmentdcinema.com] speech Muscle twitches Nystagmus Chronic lithium toxicity Hand tremors Coma Slurred speech Increased reflexes Kidney disorders Memory problems Psychosis Blood and urine analysis[symptoma.com] Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Case 3-2019: A 70-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Progressive Encephalopathy Caplacizumab[nejm.org]

  • Meningitis

    speech severe muscle pain breathlessness not urinating for a day cold, clammy and pale skin loss of consciousness If any of these symptoms develop you should seek medical[thesun.co.uk] […] of headache, fever, neck stiffness, and altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fever or CRP elevation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Disseminated Cryptococcosis

    We report a case of a 49-y-old leukemic patient with disseminated cryptococcosis who presented with fever, headache, normal cerebrospinal fluid profile and multiple skin lesions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On physical examination, the patient was found to have features suggestive of cellulitis with minimal slurring of speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A young, unmarried, immunocompetent female presented with complaints of fever and altered sensorium, along with lesions over the face and trunk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scorpion Sting

    We describe a 13-year-old girl who, following envenoming by a scorpion, developed recurrent attacks of sharp, intermittent pain in the umbilical region associated with fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may have experienced a scorpion sting if you notice: • Sensitive Skin • Local Burning Pain • Slurred Speech • Breathing Problems • Body-Wide Numbness[scorpionspecialists.com] This was followed by a persistent high-grade fever which lasted for more than 2 weeks and was complicated by fatal Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis and septic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atropa Belladonna

    Other side effects reported are headache, hyperactivity, nervousness, dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness or sedation, unsteady walking, confusion, slurred speech, exaggerated[wellness.com] The patient was treated with intravenous benzodiazepines and antibiotics after a full sepsis work up; all the laboratory results were normal and the fever resolved after several[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sidenote: oh and by the way, I still have blurry vision and slurred speech for the next 24 hours after the end of the visions.[erowid.org]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    College Hospital, Ibadan on account of a 6-week history of cough productive of mucoid, brownish, foul smelling sputum with associated breathlessness, high grade intermittent fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech have been reported Peripheral neuropathies account for about 50% of all neurologic symptoms in hypereosinophilic syndrome; their etiology is poorly understood, but[emedicine.medscape.com] PATIENT CONCERNS: A man in his 30s presented to our hospital with fever, hypereosinophilia, widespread lymphadenopathy, and splenomegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis

    Patient was clinically stable, oriented and his fever settled. He was discharged from hospital on same medication and advised to continue regular follow-up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with right facial droop, slurred speech and difficulty walking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, fever of unknown origin continued for 2 weeks, and disseminated histoplasmosis was diagnosed by examination of a blood smear and by the detection of the histoplasma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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