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1.  Confusion
Confusion is a symptom that makes you feel as if you cannot think clearly. You might feel disoriented and have a hard time focusing or making decisions. Confusion is also referred to as disorientation or delirium. I...
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
2.  Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)
Also known as hypoglycemia, low blood sugar can be a dangerous condition. People often complain about low blood sugar. However, serious hypoglycemia is rare in adults and children over the age of 10 who are no...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Muscle pain
  • Unable to control emotions
  • Malaise
3.  Stroke Overview
A stroke is a medical emergency where part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. There are four major kinds of stroke: cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage & intracerebral hemorrhage.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Speech articulation problems
  • Dementia
  • Crossed eyes
  • Limited range of motion
4.  Psychosis
Psychosis is a serious mental disorder characterized by thinking and emotions that are so impaired, that they indicate that the person experiencing them has lost contact with reality. People who are psychotic have fals...
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Combative behavior
  • Risk-taking behavior
  • Catatonia
  • Alienation
5.  Seizures
Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity. This can cause dramatic, noticeable symptoms or even no symptoms at all. The symptoms of a severe seizure are often widely recognized, including violent shakin...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Unequal pupils
  • Frothy sputum
  • Visual aura
  • Irregular eye movements
6.  Head Injury
Injuries to your brain, skull, or scalp are all types of head injury. A head injury may be mild or severe depending on what caused it. Some injuries produce bleeding within your skull. Others cause damage on the outsid...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Agnosia
  • Hot flashes
  • Personality change
  • Severe headache
7.  Hypovolemic Shock
Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pum...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Absent pulse
  • Excessive sweating
  • Moist skin
  • Agitation
8.  Orthostatic Hypotension
Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs upon standing quickly.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Blurred vision
  • Visual impairment
  • Dizziness on standing up
  • Low blood pressure
9.  Skull Fractures
A skull fracture is any break in the cranial bone , also known as the skull. There are many types of skull fractures, but only one cause: an impact or a blow to the head that is strong enough to break the bone. Th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Headache
  • Unequal pupils
  • Bleeding eye
  • Bruise of head
10.  Alcoholism
Alcoholism is also known as alcohol dependence. It occurs when you drink so much over time that your body becomes dependent on or addicted to alcohol. When this happens, alcohol use becomes the most important thing i...
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Teeth grinding
  • Dehydration
  • High blood pressure
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