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497 Possible Causes for Hyperreflexia, Numbness of the Hand, Vomiting

  • Stroke

    We present a case of a previously healthy 36-year-old man who presented with vertigo and vomiting. MRI showed posterior circulation territory infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An examination showed decreased strength on the right side, with hyperreflexia and an up-going plantar response.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stroke survivors may also have numbness or strange sensations.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] filtration rate [eGFR] 15 mL/min/1.73 m 2 ), neuromuscular symptoms may be present, including coarse muscular twitches, peripheral sensory and motor neuropathies, muscle cramps, hyperreflexia[merckmanuals.com] […] in your hands and feet restless leg syndrome brittle hair and nails itching weight loss a loss of muscle mass muscle twitching and cramps easy bruising and bleeding blood[healthline.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A 66-year-old woman presented to an urgent care clinic for 2 to 3 weeks of general malaise, nausea/vomiting, night sweats, and dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is often blurring of vision, nasal congestion, ringing in the ears, numbness and tingling of the hands, feet or face, and sometimes leg or foot cramps.[fibromyalgiatreatment.com] Children may vomit. Causes/Pathophysiology : Currently idiopathic.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Symptoms of pediatric posterior fossa tumors include increased irritability, unsteadiness, ataxia, headache, vomiting, and progressive obtundation.[emedicine.medscape.com] Neurologic examination revealed severe right leg weakness with hyperreflexia, ankle clonus, and a questionable plantar response.[thefreelibrary.com] […] tremors loss of balance loss of bladder or bowel control numbness or tingling on one side of the body trouble speaking or understanding what others are saying changes in[healthline.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Other symptoms may be physical and include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, headaches, sweating, and increased heart rate and blood pressure.[web.archive.org] hands or feet Shortness of breath Heart palpitations Dry mouth Nausea Tense muscles Dizziness Causes Researchers don’t know exactly what brings on anxiety disorders.[webmd.com] A person with a fear of vomiting (either fearing that they will vomit, or that that they'll see someone else vomit) would be considered to have Emetophobia.[anxietycoach.com]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    CMs can cause headaches, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, dizziness, neck pain, unsteady gait, poor hand coordination, numbness and tingling of the hands and feet, and speech[en.wikipedia.org] The drummer sought medical attention after she started experiencing symptoms including dizziness, insomnia, headaches, tingling/numbness in her hands and a stiff neck.[nme.com] There are altered vision profiles, buzzing in the ears, vomiting, nausea, trouble in swallowing food, and hearing loss.[symptoma.com]

  • Hyperventilation

    ‘In times of extreme stress, people may shake uncontrollably, hyperventilate (breathe faster and deeper than normal) or even vomit.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Symptoms can include: Numbness in the hands, feet, and mouth A tingling sensation in the fingers or toes Overwhelming feelings of panic Chest pain Light-headedness Inability[familyeducation.com] Or perhaps you get chest pain, palpitation, or numbness in your hands. These can be signs of hyperventilation. Hyperventilation is very common.[breathingexpert.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    As hypokalaemia can be symptom-free, we want to draw attention to the combination of vomiting, malnutrition and alcohol withdrawal, as these can cause lethal complications[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] suspect benzodiazepine-induced delirium and trial flumazenil among patients with persistent confusion whose withdrawal seemed to have resolved (e.g. normal vital signs, no hyperreflexia[emcrit.org] […] of face, hands, arms, and legs 0.10 Flushed appearance Ataxia (imbalance and difficulty walking) Impaired fine muscle coordination Impaired mental abilities, judgment, attention[americannursetoday.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Nonspecific gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are not unusual and include anorexia, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, pyrosis, flatulence, and a sense of fullness.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] impaired ability to coordinate movement (ataxia), a positive Babinski sign (outward motion of the big toe caused by stroking the sole of the foot), and/or exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia[rarediseases.org] This can cause tingling and numbness in your hands and feet, muscle weakness, and loss of reflexes.[web.archive.org]

  • Hematomyelia

    Head and arm pains were joined by SAH -typical headache, nausea, and vomiting in only a few minutes, which was associated with retrograde blood flow into the basal cisterns[ingentaconnect.com] By the time of diagnosis, symptoms likely include asymmetric leg weakness, gait disturbance, sensory complaints, sphincter impairment, pain, and hyperreflexia.[now.aapmr.org] He complains of numbness and tingling in his hands, but otherwise has a completely normal neurologic exam. He does not have any spinal tenderness.[ahcmedia.com]

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