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3,092 Possible Causes for Lethargy, Small for Age

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Patients with Salmonella infection frequently presented with fever, lethargy, bloody stool, and elevated serum level of C-reactive protein (CRP); norovirus and rotavirus infection[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A small proportion of AG patients have stool diagnostics performed and only positive tested patients are reported to the NNSID.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Give them appropriate anticipatory guidance regarding the need to monitor for urine output (at least one urination in 8hrs) and signs of true lethargy – for which they should[pedemmorsels.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations Contents: CNS conditions -- Introduction -- Drowsiness/lethargy -- Fever -- Headache -- Insomnia -- Jet lag (rapid[worldcat.org] […] airways that affects babies and children up to the age of two) and tuberculosis (a more serious, bacterial lung infection).[cysticfibrosisnewstoday.com] […] necessary if upper respiratory infection is severe and causes significant dehydration , respiratory difficulty with poor oxygenation ( hypoxia ), significant confusion , lethargy[medicinenet.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    […] decrease in coordination 100 to 150 mg/dL: Unsteady gait, nystagmus, slurred speech, loss of behavioral inhibitions, and memory impairment 150 to 300 mg/dL: Delirium and lethargy[merckmanuals.com] Among small children the risk of hypoglycaemia is increased.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] talking, showing off) Ataxia (uncoordinated gait- walking ) Poor judgment Loss of memory Slurred speech Worsening ataxia Vomiting Confusion and disorientation Progressive lethargy[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    Furthermore, the 3 most common clinical manifestations of the neonates with hypoglycemia were jittieriness 38%, lethargy 35%, and temperature instability 32%.[en.wikipedia.org] Therefore repetitive blood glucose monitoring and rapid treatment even for mild hypoglycemia are recommended for small-for-gestational-age infants in the neonatal period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Twelve infants with hypoglycemia were small for gestational age (SGA), 55 were appropriate for gestational age (AGA), and 27 were large for gestational age (LGA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Signs and symptoms include tachypnea, respiratory distress, tachycardia or bradycardia, lethargy, and seizures 775.6 Excludes infant of mother with diabetes mellitus ( 775.0[icd9data.com] Ketotic hypoglycemia, which usually affects small, thin children aged 18 months to 6 years, is usually caused by disrupted food intake.[emedicine.com] Glucose screening is also recommended for infants with clinical signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors, jitteriness, irritability Exaggerated Moro reflex High pitched cry Lethargy[med.stanford.edu]

  • Depression

    Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side.[goodreads.com] RESULTS: While 34 studies were identified, most were of low quality and had small sample sizes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of lethargy or irritability can put further strain on a relationship.[goodtherapy.org]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Because alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, the use of this drug tends to trigger depression symptoms like lethargy, sadness and hopelessness.[dualdiagnosis.org] The influence of unique environmental influences was small at age 15–17 (15%), but amplified during the next years.[dx.doi.org] It has a slightly larger effect size than acamprosate, but has more adverse effects including headache, nausea, lethargy and dysphoria.[nps.org.au]

  • Hyponatremia

    Thirteen months later, he was hospitalized for lethargy and hyponatremia of 108 mEq/L, with an antidiuretic hormone level of 2.5 pg/mL, which suggested syndrome of inappropriate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The bronchiolitis is blockage of the small airway in the lungs due to a viral infection It usually only occurs in children less than two years of age 36.[nature.com] A 69-year-old previously well Sinhalese man presented with lethargy, loss of appetite, vomiting, and altered behavior of 1 week's duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Head Injury

    […] department visits occur each year in the United States; and Whereas , The results of a head injury can include short term effects such as concussions, loss of consciousness, or lethargy[pta.org] Gary Small provides reassurance and gives a strategy for assessing age related memory loss and protecting brain health As doctors and scientists have focused more attention[doi.org] Symptoms of bleeding in the brain, which may gradually worsen or suddenly appear, include: sudden severe headache seizures nausea or repeated vomiting lethargy weakness in[radiologyinfo.org]

  • Acidosis

    Respiratory acidosis:Presenting signs can include lethargy or fatigue, shortness of breath, confusion and sleepiness.[symptoma.com] Salicylates can also cause AG metabolic acidosis.[renalandurologynews.com] With increasing age and other complicating illnesses, the limit of compensation is likely to be less.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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