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14 Possible Causes for Fluctuating Level of Consciousness, Gallbladder Disease, Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Take the patient’s blood pressure to ascertain if there are any orthostatic changes, hypotension, or tachycardia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Poor eating habits and consuming foods high in sugars and fats can contribute to gallbladder disease and gallstones.[healthline.com] CARDIOVASCULAR: Hypotension (especially orthostatic) from ethanol induced venodilation, tachycardia, volume depletion, new onset atrial and ventricular tachyarrhythmias (e.g[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    hypotension, fall risk Clotting factor/platelet function/hemostasis Bleeding and clotting risk, sensitivity to anticoagulants/antithrombins Risk cerebrovascular accident[doi.org] Gallbladder disease(-)I. Assessment of validity and reliability of data derived from a questionnaire. A study of 62,739 weight-conscious women.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hypotension; HF; pulmonary edema LV diastolic function LA size; early passive LV filling; late LV filling and LV EDP; PA pressure Risk AF; ( pulmonary edema/ CO), DOE; pulmonary[doi.org]

  • Septicemia

    disease, and rupture of the appendix and spleen, can also lead to the spread of pathogens and their toxins to the bloodstream What are the Signs and Symptoms of Septicemia[dovemed.com] Following a 48-hour propofol-induced coma, during which antiepileptic therapy was titrated, her level of consciousness began to improve on ICU day 32.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] result in infections, with eventual spread of the infection to the bloodstream Internal injuries in the abdomen, such as those caused by an accident, intestinal rupture, gallbladder[dovemed.com]

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    […] abnormalities and orthostatic hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her gallbladder had to be removed. Her legs became rigid and painful. She dropped 20 pounds. A misdiagnosis, and then a correction to Parkinson’s disease.[theguardian.com] We present a 75-year-old woman with dementia and parkinsonism who developed severe orthostatic hypotension and eventually died.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    †Initial combined therapy should be used cautiously in those at risk for orthostatic hypotension.[doi.org] […] and biliary diseases 80·5 (68·9 to 94·1) 105·9 (89·1 to 122·3) 32·2 (18·76 to 43·46) 2·4 (2·0 to 2·8) 1·8 (1·5 to 2·1) 24·5 ( 31·76 to 18·21) Pancreatitis 83·0 (59·2 to 111[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Has a depressed level of consciousness (Glasgow Coma Score below 13). Has unexplained progressive or fluctuating symptoms. Has papilloedema, neck stiffness or fever.[patient.info]

  • Heart Failure

    hypotension. 204 – 207 Myocarditis and cardiomyopathy are rare but potentially fatal complications of antipsychotic therapy.[doi.org] Is there tenderness in the abdomen that would suggest the chest pain is due to gallbladder, pancreas, or ulcer disease?[emedicinehealth.com] […] consisting of significant dose-related sudden cardiac death, cardiac arrhythmias, in particular TdP secondary to the corrected QT interval (QTc) prolongation, tachycardia, and orthostatic[doi.org]

  • Delirium

    Repeated loss of consciousness attributed to severe orthostatic hypotension disturbed recovery from delirium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Carey, MD Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Disease David S. Barnes, MD Hemochromatosis Anthony S. Tavill, MD Hepatic Encephalopathy Mina Shaker, MD; William D.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] However, 10 days after the second dose, the patient developed severe acute-onset delirium with fluctuating levels of consciousness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epilepsy

    Nine patients (29%) developed profound hypotension or bradycardia during orthostatic test, confirming the diagnosis of vasovagal syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and biliary diseases 80·5 (68·9 to 94·1) 105·9 (89·1 to 122·3) 32·2 (18·76 to 43·46) 2·4 (2·0 to 2·8) 1·8 (1·5 to 2·1) 24·5 ( 31·76 to 18·21) Pancreatitis 83·0 (59·2 to 111[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ·8 ( 47·30 to 25·30) Vascular intestinal disorders 52·6 (34·7 to 78·4) 79·5 (51·9 to 113·3) 51·8 (36·03 to 67·16) 1·6 (1·1 to 2·4) 1·4 (0·9 to 1·9) 16·3 ( 24·49 to 8·10) Gallbladder[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Hypotension Pediatric Cancers and Blood Disorders Childhood B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment Study Hepatoblastoma Treatment Study Newly Diagnosed Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma[rush.edu] Liver Gallbladder and Pancreas Infectious Diseases Hepatitis What is alcoholic hepatitis?[hopkinsmedicine.org] […] mood difficulty paying attention (attention deficit) impaired judgment confusion (encephalopathy) altered level of consciousness impaired short-term memory impaired long-term[ihv.org]

  • Cerebrovascular Disorder

    †Initial combined therapy should be used cautiously in those at risk for orthostatic hypotension.[doi.org] […] and biliary diseases 80·5 (68·9 to 94·1) 105·9 (89·1 to 122·3) 32·2 (18·76 to 43·46) 2·4 (2·0 to 2·8) 1·8 (1·5 to 2·1) 24·5 ( 31·76 to 18·21) Pancreatitis 83·0 (59·2 to 111[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Has a depressed level of consciousness (Glasgow Coma Score below 13). Has unexplained progressive or fluctuating symptoms. Has papilloedema, neck stiffness or fever.[patient.info]

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