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2,022 Possible Causes for Slurred Speech, Weakness

  • 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] A 61-year-old female with cervical stenosis underwent an elective cervical laminectomy with post-op worsening upper extremity weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The perioperative phase was characterised by hypotension and sputum stasis due to muscle weakness, which caused two readmissions to the intensive care unit.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    The person feels sick and weak, and may have trouble breathing, with a dark or reddish face that looks pale around the mouth.[uofmhealth.org] 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] Without treatment it can spread throughout the body causing the additional symptoms of dizziness, weakness and confusion.[express.co.uk]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    His episodes of slurred speech associated with laughter represented cataplexy. He was started on modafinil 100 mg twice a day.[aasmnet.org] Symptoms include: tiredness weakness fever weight loss respiratory problems problems with heart function in cases where endocarditis occurs.[yourgenome.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]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    However, the truncal muscle weakness progressed, and he died of respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in a limb, or slurred speech. Eventually, ALS affects control of the muscles needed to move, speak, eat and breathe.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Stroke

    At 3weeks after onset, he presented with severe weakness of the left extremities. The weakness of his left extremities had recovered as follows at 3 months after onset.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Slurred speech or dysarthria Double vision or other vision problems Headache Nausea and or vomiting This content was last reviewed on 08/16/2018.[strokeassociation.org] The signs of a stroke include a sudden severe headache, weakness, numbness, vision problems, confusion, trouble walking or talking, dizziness and slurred speech.[webmd.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] A 26-year-old woman presented with a headache, left-sided weakness of the body, and pulsatile swelling above the sternal notch.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Frequent clinical symptoms were visual complaints, headache, cranial neuropathy, focal weakness, and decreased awareness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] The patient was a 57-year-old man who was admitted to the emergency department for right-side weakness persisting for 1 hour.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech.[medbullets.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] motor weakness had recovered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    speech have been reported Peripheral neuropathies account for about 50% of all neurologic symptoms in hypereosinophilic syndrome; their etiology is poorly understood, but[emedicine.medscape.com] You have chills, a cough, or feel weak and achy. You have questions or concerns about your condition or care. When should I seek immediate care or call 911?[drugs.com] Patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome can present with a wide range of symptoms including weight loss, night sweats, fatigue, swelling, rashes, weakness, confusion, coma[symptoma.com]

  • Episodic Ataxia

    We describe a 10-year-old girl with EA1 who has distal weakness with paresis of the extensors of the feet and prolonged spells of limb stiffness (neuromyotonia) lasting up[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Episodic ataxia and myokymia syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by persistent myokymia and attacks of unsteadiness, slurred speech, and tremulousness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All but one young patient had additional neurologic symptoms that included paresthesia, weakness, headache, tinnitus, vertigo, and myotonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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