Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Fainting and Confusion 132 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 132 conditions that can cause Fainting and Confusion.

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There are 5 common conditions that can cause Fainting and Confusion.
  1. Alcohol Poisoning
  2. Alcohol Withdrawal
  3. Dehydration
  4. Falls
  5. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 14 somewhat common conditions that can cause Fainting and Confusion.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Drug Toxicity
  3. Epilepsy
  4. Febrile Seizure
  5. Head Injury
  6. Hepatitis B
  7. Hepatitis
  8. Hypoglycemia
  9. Immune System Deficiency
  10. Insulin Reaction
  11. Kidney Disease
  12. Orthostatic Hypotension
  13. Premature Ventricular Contractions
  14. Rotavirus
There are 29 uncommon conditions that can cause Fainting and Confusion.
  1. Acanthamoeba Infection
  2. AIDS
  3. Arbovirus Infection
  4. Arrhythmia
  5. Bacterial Meningitis
  6. Brain Contusion
  7. California Group Virus
  8. Concussion
  9. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  10. Digoxin Toxicity
  11. Drug Withdrawal
  12. Electrical Injury
  13. Electrolyte Imbalance
  14. Hepatitis C
  15. Hyponatremia
  16. Irritant Inhalational Injury
  17. Lead Poisoning
  18. Low Neutrophil Count
  19. Meningitis
  20. Multiple Sclerosis
  21. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  22. Pernicious Anemia
  23. Salmonella Infection
  24. Seizures
  25. Smoke Inhalation
  26. Stab Wounds
  27. Theophylline Toxicity
  28. Tonic Clonic Seizure
  29. Viral Meningitis
There are 84 rare conditions that can cause Fainting and Confusion.
  1. Acute Intermittent Porphyria
  2. Addison's Disease
  3. Adrenoleukodystrophy
  4. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
  5. Aortic Rupture
  6. Asphyxiant Inhalations
  7. Astrocytoma
  8. Brain Abscess
  9. Brain Cancer
  10. Brain Tumor
  11. Cerebral Aneurysm
  12. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  13. Cerebral Lymphoma
  14. Chronic Subdural Hematoma
  15. Craniopharyngioma
  16. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  17. Cryptococcal Infection
  18. Cryptococcal Meningitis
  19. Cyanide Poisoning
  20. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  21. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  22. Eclampsia
  23. Encephalitis
  24. End Stage Renal Disease
  25. Ependymoma
  26. Epidural Hematoma
  27. Equine Encephalitis
  28. Fat Embolism
  29. Gaucher's Disease
  30. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  31. Glioma
  32. Heatstroke
  33. Hepatitis D
  34. Hepatitis E
  35. Herpes Encephalitis
  36. High Altitude Cerebral Edema
  37. Histoplasmosis
  38. Huntington's Disease
  39. Hydrocarbon Inhalation
  40. Inhaled Foreign Body
  41. Insecticide Inhalation
  42. Japanese Encephalitis
  43. Listeriosis
  44. Malaria
  45. Malignant Hypertension
  46. Medulloblastoma
  47. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  48. Meningioma
  49. Nonketotic Hyperglycemic Coma
  50. Oligodendroglioma
  51. Pericardial Tamponade
  52. Phlebotomus Fever
  53. Pineal Tumor
  54. Pneumothorax
  55. Polio
  56. Porphyria
  57. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  58. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  59. Pulmonary Contusion
  60. Pulmonary Embolism
  61. Rabies
  62. Reye's Syndrome
  63. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  64. Serotonin Syndrome
  65. Shigella Infection
  66. Shock
  67. Shy-Drager Syndrome
  68. Sick Sinus Syndrome
  69. Skull Fracture
  70. Snakebite
  71. Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  72. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  73. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  74. Subdural Hematoma
  75. Tapeworm
  76. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  77. Toxic Inhalations
  78. Toxic Shock Syndrome
  79. Toxoplasmosis
  80. Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  81. Vascular Brain Tumors
  82. Ventricular Fibrillation
  83. Ventricular Septal Defect
  84. West Nile Virus

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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