Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Persistent Lethargy 183 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 183 conditions that can cause Persistent Lethargy.

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There are 14 common conditions that can cause Persistent Lethargy.
  1. Alcohol Poisoning
  2. Arm Cellulitis
  3. Bacterial Pneumonia
  4. Cellulitis
  5. Dehydration
  6. Falls
  7. Foot Cellulitis
  8. Gastroenteritis
  9. Hand Cellulitis
  10. Leg Cellulitis
  11. Pneumonia
  12. Urinary Tract Infection
  13. Urinary Tract Infections in Children
  14. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 20 somewhat common conditions that can cause Persistent Lethargy.
  1. Drowning and Near Drowning
  2. Drug Abuse
  3. Drug Side Effect
  4. Drug Toxicity
  5. Epilepsy
  6. Facial Cellulitis
  7. Febrile Seizure
  8. Giardia Infection
  9. Haemophilus Pneumonia
  10. Head Injury
  11. Hepatitis B
  12. Hepatitis
  13. Hyperglycemia
  14. Hypoglycemia
  15. Insulin Reaction
  16. Kidney Disease
  17. Rotavirus
  18. Staph Infections
  19. Stroke
  20. TIA
There are 39 uncommon conditions that can cause Persistent Lethargy.
  1. Alzheimer's Disease
  2. Arbovirus Infection
  3. Arenavirus Infection
  4. Aspiration Pneumonia
  5. Bacterial Meningitis
  6. Black Widow Spider Bite
  7. Brain Contusion
  8. California Group Virus
  9. Cirrhosis
  10. Cytomegalovirus Intestinal Infection
  11. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  12. Drug Withdrawal
  13. Electrical Injury
  14. Electrolyte Imbalance
  15. Failure to Thrive
  16. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  17. Hepatitis C
  18. Hypernatremia
  19. Hyponatremia
  20. Hypothyroidism
  21. Irritant Inhalational Injury
  22. Jaundice in Children
  23. Klebsiella Pneumonia
  24. Lead Poisoning
  25. Meningitis
  26. Narcotic Overdose
  27. Organic Brain Syndrome
  28. Osteomyelitis
  29. Salmonella Infection
  30. Schizophrenia
  31. Sedative Overdose
  32. Seizures
  33. Smoke Inhalation
  34. Stab Wounds
  35. Staphylococcus Pneumonia
  36. Streptococcus Pneumonia
  37. Thyroiditis
  38. Tonic Clonic Seizure
  39. Viral Meningitis
There are 110 rare conditions that can cause Persistent Lethargy.
  1. Abdominal Sepsis
  2. Acetaminophen Overdose
  3. Acute Tubular Necrosis
  4. Addison's Disease
  5. Adrenoleukodystrophy
  6. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  7. Aortic Rupture
  8. Aspirin Overdose
  9. Astrocytoma
  10. Boutonneuse Fever
  11. Brain Abscess
  12. Brain Cancer
  13. Brain Tumor
  14. Bubonic Plague
  15. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  16. Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis
  17. Cerebellar Hemorrhage
  18. Cerebral Aneurysm
  19. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  20. Chikungunya Disease
  21. Cholera
  22. Chronic Subdural Hematoma
  23. Coccidioidomycosis
  24. Colorado Tick Fever
  25. Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
  26. Cryptococcal Infection
  27. Cryptococcal Meningitis
  28. Cyanide Poisoning
  29. Dengue Fever
  30. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  31. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  32. Eclampsia
  33. Encephalitis
  34. End Stage Renal Disease
  35. Epidural Hematoma
  36. Equine Encephalitis
  37. Erythroblastosis Fetalis
  38. Fat Embolism
  39. Floppy Infant Syndrome
  40. Fournier Gangrene
  41. Galactosemia
  42. Heatstroke
  43. HELLP Syndrome
  44. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  45. Hepatitis D
  46. Hepatitis E
  47. Herpes Encephalitis
  48. High Altitude Cerebral Edema
  49. High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  50. Hydrocephalus
  51. Hypothermia
  52. Inhaled Foreign Body
  53. Insecticide Inhalation
  54. Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  55. Intussusception
  56. Japanese Encephalitis
  57. Kernicterus
  58. Legionnaire's Disease
  59. Leptospirosis
  60. Malaria
  61. Malignant Hypertension
  62. Malignant Neuroleptic Syndrome
  63. Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  64. Medullary Cystic Disease
  65. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  66. Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion
  67. Moraxella Pneumonia
  68. Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  69. Nocardia Infection
  70. Nonketotic Hyperglycemic Coma
  71. Norwalk Virus Infection
  72. Oligodendroglioma
  73. Pericardial Tamponade
  74. Phlebotomus Fever
  75. Pineal Tumor
  76. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  77. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  78. Psittacosis
  79. Psychosis
  80. Pulmonary Actinomycosis
  81. Pulmonary Embolism
  82. Rabies
  83. Respiratory Failure
  84. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  85. Reye's Syndrome
  86. Rift Valley Fever
  87. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  88. Sepsis
  89. Septic Thrombophlebitis
  90. Serotonin Syndrome
  91. Shigella Infection
  92. Shock
  93. Skull Fracture
  94. Spina Bifida
  95. St Louis Encephalitis
  96. Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  97. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  98. Subdural Hematoma
  99. Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH
  100. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  101. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  102. Toxic Inhalations
  103. Typhoid Fever
  104. Typhus
  105. Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  106. Ventricular Fibrillation
  107. Ventricular Septal Defect
  108. Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
  109. West Nile Virus
  110. Yellow Fever

Last Updated: Mar 1, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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