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548 Possible Causes for Liver Cirrhosis, Slurred Speech

  • Wilson Disease

    'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[dailymail.co.uk] KEYWORDS: Wilson disease; acute liver failure; ascites; esophageal varices; hepatic encephalopathy; liver cirrhosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or whites of eyes (jaundice) Easy bruising Swollen liver and spleen Behavioral changes Stiff muscles Uncontrollable tremors Slow or repeated movements Trouble swallowing Slurred[nm.org]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Behavioral changes such as euphoria and aggressiveness, as well as slurred speech, are seen in milder intoxications, which are estimated to occur at blood ethanol concentrations[symptoma.com] […] due to chronic excessive alcohol consumption and manifests as alcoholic hepatitis (an acute inflammation of the liver), cirrhosis, or alcoholic hepatitis superimposed on a[doi.org] speech gait disturbances blackouts coma Evaluation Blood alcohol level Treatment Pharmacologic nutritional - in chronic alcoholics or if you suspect deficiency thiamine must[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] Alcoholism is known to cause: inflammation of the liver leading to cirrhosis lowered blood pressure increasing chances of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure irritation[teenchallenge.ca] These effects can include: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Coma Breathing problems Death Other risks of[niaaa.nih.gov]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Symptoms and Diagnosis Symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy may include confusion, poor concentration, disorientation, agitation and slurred speech.[livestrong.com] Abstract Infections are common among patients with liver cirrhosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech Slowed movement Seizures Severe personality changes Coma People with hepatic encephalopathy can become unconscious or unresponsive.[medicine.mc.vanderbilt.edu]

  • Encephalopathy

    The patient developed symptoms of headache, slurred speech and left-sided facial weakness on the ninth day after the first dose of oxaliplatin that lasted for 6-8 hours.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cirrhosis each year. 1 It is a pathognomonic feature of liver failure and a common cause of admission to emergency departments.[bmj.com] speech Seizures Diagnosis In addition to the symptoms and medical history, tests that may be performed include: Liver function tests Ultrasound of liver CT scan or MRI of[radiology.ucla.edu]

  • Stroke

    The NHS urges people to recognise the symptoms of stroke: fallen face, inability to hold arms high, slurred speech; and to know the importance of time — act fast to get medical[curlie.org] The timely diagnosis and complete treatment of patients with liver cirrhosis who develop CRBSI are highly challenging.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis

    Although she had hepatic encephalopathy that included confusion, tremor, and slurred speech, diagnosis of Wilson's disease was ruled out because urinary cooper excretion and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recently, it has become clear that nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is the most common cause of cryptogenic liver cirrhosis.[link.springer.com] speech (hepatic encephalopathy) Liver cancer End-stage liver failure, which means the liver has stopped functioning About 20 percent of people with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis[mayoclinic.org]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Symptoms of stroke, including weakness, slurred speech, and loss of vision, may be associated with intracranial bleeding.[medicinenet.com] Garbuzenko, Aspects of pathogenetic pharmacotherapy for portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis, Terapevticheskii arkhiv, 88, 2, (101), (2016).[doi.org] Causes of upper GI bleeds include: peptic ulcer disease, esophageal varices due to liver cirrhosis and cancer, among others.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    speech (hepatic encephalopathy) When to see a doctor Make an appointment with your doctor if you have any of the signs or symptoms listed above.[mayoclinic.org] Many patients with liver cirrhosis will eventually decompensate and the treatment is liver transplantation.[symptoma.com] Symptoms Asterixis EEG abnormal Grade 1 Mild confusion, disordered sleep, slurred speech, shortened attention span, euphoria or depression Yes/No No Grade 2 Lethargy, inappropriate[dx.doi.org]

  • Fatty Liver

    speech (hepatic encephalopathy) Liver cancer End-stage liver failure, which means the liver has stopped functioning About 20 percent of people with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis[mayoclinic.org] "Repeated liver inflammation in Nash can progress to scarring and hardening of liver (cirrhosis) and eventually liver function may be compromised or fail.[tnp.sg] NASH may progress to permanent scarring and hardening of the liver, a condition called liver cirrhosis. People with liver cirrhosis have a higher risk of liver cancer.[healthxchange.sg]

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