Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Confusion and Poor Balance 69 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 69 conditions that can cause Confusion and Poor Balance.

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There are 3 common conditions that can cause Confusion and Poor Balance.
  1. Alcohol Poisoning
  2. Alcohol Withdrawal
  3. Hypertension
There are 10 somewhat common conditions that can cause Confusion and Poor Balance.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Drug Toxicity
  3. Head Injury
  4. Hypoglycemia
  5. Insulin Reaction
  6. Neurological Disease
  7. Premature Ventricular Contractions
  8. Senile Dementia
  9. Stroke
  10. TIA
There are 13 uncommon conditions that can cause Confusion and Poor Balance.
  1. Acanthamoeba Infection
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Brain Contusion
  4. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  5. Concussion
  6. Drug Withdrawal
  7. Electrical Injury
  8. High Altitude Illness
  9. Multiple Sclerosis
  10. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  11. Parkinson's Disease
  12. Pernicious Anemia
  13. Scuba Injuries
There are 43 rare conditions that can cause Confusion and Poor Balance.
  1. Addison's Disease
  2. Astrocytoma
  3. Beriberi
  4. Brain Abscess
  5. Brain Cancer
  6. Brain Tumor
  7. Cerebellar Hemorrhage
  8. Cerebral Aneurysm
  9. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  10. Cerebral Lymphoma
  11. Chronic Subdural Hematoma
  12. Craniopharyngioma
  13. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  14. Cryptococcal Infection
  15. Cryptococcal Meningitis
  16. Cyanide Poisoning
  17. Ependymoma
  18. Epidural Hematoma
  19. Gaucher's Disease
  20. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  21. Glioma
  22. Herpes Encephalitis
  23. High Altitude Cerebral Edema
  24. Huntington's Disease
  25. Hydrocephalus
  26. Hypothermia
  27. Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  28. Legionnaire's Disease
  29. Malignant Hypertension
  30. Medulloblastoma
  31. Meningioma
  32. Neurosyphilis
  33. Oligodendroglioma
  34. Pick's Disease
  35. Pineal Tumor
  36. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  37. Skull Fracture
  38. Spina Bifida
  39. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  40. Subdural Hematoma
  41. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  42. Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  43. Vascular Brain Tumors

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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