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1.  Irritability
Irritability is a feeling of agitation that can occur when someone is provoked. It can also be a symptom of a mental disorder or medical condition. Irritability generally causes a person to feel frustrated easily. Ofte...
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
2.  Depression Overview
Depression is a mood disorder. Learn about its causes, symptoms & treatments, and discover strategies for preventing depression. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Binge eating
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Nightmares
  • Binge drinking
3.  Middle Ear Infection
A middle ear infection, also called otitis, occurs when the area behind the eardrum becomes inflamed as a result of a bacteria or virus. The condition is most common in children. According to the Lucile Packar...
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Tender mastoid
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Hearing loss on one side
4.  AIDS
HIV causes progressive failure of the immune system, making the body far more susceptible to infections and cancer.
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Binge drinking
  • Weight loss
  • Uncontrollable crying
  • Poor hygiene
5.  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:
  • Irritable mood
  • Dementia
  • Moist skin
  • Aggression
  • Memory loss
6.  PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman's emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the month generally just before her menstrual period. PMS symptoms start five to 11 day...
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Mood swings
  • Unable to control emotions
  • General weakness
  • Swollen ankle
7.  Meningococcemia
Meningococcemia is a bacterial infection caused by the Neisseria meningitides bacteria. This is the same type of bacteria that causes some types of meningitis. When the bacteria infect the membranes (meninges) tha...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Alteration in consciousness
  • Nail problem
  • Ecchymosis
  • Anemia
8.  Colic and Crying
Colic is when your baby cries for three or more hours a day, three or more times a week, for at least three weeks. Symptoms usually appear during your baby's first three to six weeks of life. According t...
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Bowel sounds loud
  • Pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal bloating
9.  Meningitis
Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. This is the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may occur when fluid surrounding the meninges becomes infected. The most common causes of meningiti...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Coma
  • Unequal pupils
  • Loss of vision in one half of the visual field
  • Feeding difficulties
10.  Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between the brain and the tissues that cover the brain. The subarachnoid space is the space through which th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Irritable mood
  • Stiff neck
  • Diplopia
  • Neck pain
  • Loss of vision in one half of the visual field
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