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Sudden Memory Loss And Disorientation
Dementia: Memory is required for orientation — you have to remember where you are! Memory & disorientation are part & parcel of dementia, although this can also be found in depressed patients who aren't paying attention to their surroundings. Delirious patients can also demonstrate memory loss & disorientation. Regardless, someone showing these symptoms needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Could b serious--i'd check with your doctor and/or a neurologist. ...Read more
TBI in 12/12. still, in treatment for vertigo, major depression, memory problems and disorientation to name a few. 2 episodes ending on floor. No recol?
Standard tx for TBI: Is essential but consider following up w/a nutritionally oriented professional as well. He/she can make some dietary suggestions that may prove helpful. Coconut oil is but one but you need to coordinate that w/your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, abdominal pain (all over), nausea (severity: severe), swollen abdomen, disorientation, memory problems (quality: diffi...concerned I could have an infection from gallbladder surgery 4 months ago. Been feeling sick since?
Complex situation: Your situation currently is too complex to address in 400 characters or fewer. If you contact us via HealthTap Prime or. Healthtap Concierge, especially if you have your lab and study reports, we can give you some advice. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My dad woke up from a coma a few days ago and alot of his mind is disorientated! Is this natural? Will his memory come back completely?
I am experiencing obesity, disorientation, dizziness, confusion and back pain (side: both). The following also describe me: Loss of consciousness...
Don't see an: Actual question. However, if you are experiencing loss of consciousness = that does warrant medical assessment. Consider starting with your primary care provider. ...Read more
Sun sensitivity: Some people can have reaction to bright light which can cause a change in vision acutely that would make you confused. ...Read more
Is a symptom: Menopause is associated with many symptoms such as mood swings, irritability, memory fog, dizziness, fatigue, depression, poor sleep, hot flashes, increased urine infections. It is important to check for other things such as infections, trauma, migraines (also linked to menopause), vitamin deficiencies, hormone imbalance that can cause these problems. Speak with your doc for further evaluation. ...Read more
Absolutely, it is well-established that Anxiety disorders are associated with variable degres of impairment of concentration, memory and speed of thinking. During a severe anxiety attack the person may experience feelings of disorientation.
Treatment is available and is effective
good luck and feel better ...Read more
Seek help: And many women are iron deficient anemic and do not know it, from heavy periods. A simple blood test can answer this. ...Read more
That may occur: If you are feeling quite overwhelming or if experiencing a panic attac, . ...Read more
Possible: Lyrica (pregabalin) metabolizes via kidney elimination, and in presence of kidney failure, need to cut down on ingested dose to prevent serum levels from rising too high. Common side effects include drowsiness and dizziness, and confusion and disorientation although uncommon could be experienced. ...Read more
Adjustment?: May need to get used to new lenses or may not b right prescription check with eye doc if no better. ...Read more
I've taken 4 diurex over the course of the day and I'm experiencing nausea and slight disorientation. Am I okay? I'm scared
I frequently get a vibrating sensation in my head along with difficulty concentrating and a feeling of disorientation. What can this be?
Many possibilities: You need to make a list of when and how often this occurs, along with any other associated symptoms such as headache, the specific things you are disoriented about, whether you are having difficulty with cranial nerve functions such as vision, smell, hearing, taste, etc. Take this with you and go and see a neurologist. Do this fairly soon, but not an emergency. ...Read more
Was very nauseous for the past 2 days, also disorientated, very forgetful, in short term. Headache for past week. What is this possibly from?
I am on tasignia and other chemo meds. Is itching and disorientation a side effectof this? I took it last night and I feel awake but disorientated.
CHEMOTHERAPY: Talk to your oncologist. I am sure he explains the side effect of each rx before giving it. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Many conditions can be associated with these symptoms, some of which can be dangerous. It is impossible to tell what you are suffering from without further evaluation. If your symptoms are severe, call a friend or family member to take you to the nearest er (or call 911 for emergency transport). ...Read more
Dehydration : Is apossibility but either way a physical exam by a doctor sounds like a good idea. ...Read more
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Semantics: Orientation is usually defined by knowing time, place, and person. Anyone can get confused about these details at times. You can be fully oriented but still be confused. ...Read more
Many things: Many things can cause feelings of disorientation and inability to concentrate. Consider any kind of drug intoxication or withdrawal -- same for alcohol. Various kinds of infectious encephalopathies either in CNS or from outside it. Stroke. Metabolic encephalopathies like severe hyperglycemia, liver or kidney failure, severe hypothyroidism, wernicke's, etc. Head trauma. Brain tumor. Others. ...Read more
I'm experiencing sporadic disorientation frequently, difficult to describe. Feels as if I'm falling backwards despite not actually physically so.
See a doctor: This could be a serious condition and should be checked out! ...Read more
When I tilt my head back the 2 arteriesin the back of my head get compressed making me fell disorientated and sick. Can anything be done about this?
Are you sure?: What 2 arteries in the back of your head? Are you sure about this? Have you had arteriographic studies that document this? Where the radiologist did an injection in neutral position & then with your head back? Was the occlusion total or partial? If that's true, someone could kill you just by holding your head tilted back. Those arteries are vital for life. Please repost with more details. ...Read more
What would cause a short spur of complete disorientation/ dizzy spell. It lasts less than 2 seconds and doesn't happen much, but when it does?
Fleeting: In my experience symptoms that are serious always last more than two seconds. However, if you still have concerns, I feel that a neurologist would be a good choice to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more
I am taking Lexapro (escitalopram) in the morning and one day had a coffee with vanilla syrup in it and had bad side effects I became disorientated. Is this normal?
Actually this is new: To me since i never knew that it can cause this. ...Read more