Glossary for Temporary confusion
Medical terms related to Temporary confusion or mentioned in this section include:
- Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
- Alcohol use: Use of alcohol (as a symptom)
- Alzheimer's-like symptoms: symptoms such as dementia
- Aneurysm: Swelling or ballooning of part of an artery
- Barbiturate abuse: Abuse of barbiturate medications
- Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
- Benzodiazepine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Benzodiazepine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
- Confusion: Mental confusion and impaired thinking.
- Confusion symptoms: Symptoms closely related to mental confusion.
- Dementia: Mental confusion and impaired thought.
- Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
- Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
- Extradural hematoma: Bleeding in the skull outside the brain
- Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness
- Hyperglycemia: Where there is an increase above normal of the blood sugar levels
- Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar levels
- Hyponatremia: An electrolyte disturbance involving low sodium levels in the blood. Symptoms are determined by the degree of imbalance. Very low sodium levels can cause water intoxication which can be very dangerous.
- Hypoxia: This is where there is a reduction of oxygen supply to parts of the body below what is required for adequate perfusion
- Korsakoff's psychosis: A form of amnesia involving the loss of short-term memory and inability to learn new skills. The patient may also be disorientated and delirious. The condition is often observed in chronic alcoholics.
- Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure refers to blood pressure that is lower than the range that is considered normal. This may or may not cause symptoms and a person with low blood pressure may be catastrophically unwell, or perfectly well depending on the cause. Blood pressure refers to the pressure of the blood circulating through the blood vessels.
- Memory symptoms: Symptoms related to memory ability such as forgetfulness.
- Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
- Mental problems: Symptoms affecting judgement, thought or intelligence.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
- Poisoning: The condition produced by poison
- Psychotic Behaviour: Inability or opposition to recognize and accept reality and to relate this to others.
- Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
- Sleep deprivation: The condition of not getting enough sleep.
- Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage: subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding in the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover the brain. This area is called the subarachnoid space
- Subdural hematoma: A condition which is characterized by a blood clot beneath the dura mater
- Transient ischaemic attack:
- Urinary tract infection: Infection of the urinary tract
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