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2,033 Possible Causes for Slurred Speech

  • Insect Bite

    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] 911 Now (your child may need an ambulance) (for symptoms of anaphylaxis) If Difficulty breathing or wheezing Hoarseness or cough with rapid onset Difficulty swallowing or slurred[tenaflypediatrics.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    His episodes of slurred speech associated with laughter represented cataplexy. He was started on modafinil 100 mg twice a day.[aasmnet.org] A neurological disorder, Sydenham chorea , can occur months after an initial attack, causing jerky involuntary movements, muscle weakness, slurred speech, and personality[en.wikipedia.org] He had brief asynchronous jerks of all extremities prior to falling asleep and slurred speech after laughing. A video EEG and MRI brain were normal.[aasmnet.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    speech Severe lethargy Convulsions Fever If you have Addison's or Adrenal insufficiency. it is not something to be taken lightly.[healthcentral.com] […] legs, lower back or abdomen Severe vomiting and diarrhea, resulting in dehydration Low blood pressure Loss of consciousness or the ability to stand Confusion, psychosis, slurred[healthcentral.com]

  • 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] […] children and adults: a high temperature chills and shivering fast heartbeat fast breathing feeling dizzy or faint confusion and disorientation diarrhoea nausea and vomiting slurred[thesun.co.uk]

  • Acromegaly

    Symptoms of low blood sugar may include dizziness or lightheadedness, sweating, confusion, headache, blurred vision, slurred speech, shakiness, fast heartbeat, irritability[acromegaly.somatulinedepot.com]

  • 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] […] 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] When I was first diagnosed I had slurred speech, my balance was off, I had difficulty walking and I had stiff muscles. I couldn’t sit on the ground.[wilsontherapeutics.com]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    We presented a 14-year-old patient with signs suggestive of transient ischemic attack (TIA), including triple episodic weakness on the right upper limb, slurred speech, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech.[medbullets.com] […] or slurred speech, and localized weakness of… Read More[britannica.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Some less common symptoms may include slurred speech, lack of coordination, sudden onset of paralysis or difficulty processing information.[uwmedicine.org] speech Fatigue Dizziness Problems with bowel and bladder function When to see a doctor See a doctor if you experience any of the above symptoms for unknown reasons.[mayoclinic.org] Know the Symptoms The symptoms of MS may include tingling, numbness, painful sensations, slurred speech and blurred or double vision.[slhn.org]

  • Atropa Belladonna

    The symptoms of poisoning with deadly nightshade include dilated pupils, blurred vision, loss of balance, dry mouth and throat, slurred speech, inability to urinate, confusion[woodlands.co.uk] speech, hallucinations, confusion, disorientation, delirium, and agitation.[thepoisongarden.co.uk] There are many possible symptoms of poisoning, including: rapid heartbeat dry mouth slurred speech light sensitivity blurred vision inability to urinate loss of balance flushed[owlcation.com]

  • Barbiturate Overdose

    speech hypoventilation combativeness Fatality caused by a barbiturate overdose is rare, but complications are not.[healthblurbs.com] The signs and symptoms of Barbiturate Intoxication and Overdose may include: Slurred speech Delayed thought process Altered level of consciousness Fatigue, drowsiness Shallow[dovemed.com] If your loved one has inappropriately used barbiturates, he or she may display poor judgment, slow speech, and slurred speech.[lasencinashospital.com]

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