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How much should I worry about being confused?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Housam Hegazy
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
5 doctors agree
In brief: Very much
Altered mental status could be secondary to many reasons some of them are self limited and transient and some of them are sever and permenant.
You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to be evaluated.

In brief: Very much
Altered mental status could be secondary to many reasons some of them are self limited and transient and some of them are sever and permenant.
You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to be evaluated.
Dr. Housam Hegazy
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Dr. Adam Smith
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: A lot or a little.
The question itself is too vague to answer without knowing anything about the person's age or medical history.
Confusion may be caused by any number of common factors such as low blood sugar, deydration, infection, alcohol and other ingested toxins, medications, new medications, over-the-counter medications, abrupt cessation of previously scheduled medications, as well as other age-related issues.

In brief: A lot or a little.
The question itself is too vague to answer without knowing anything about the person's age or medical history.
Confusion may be caused by any number of common factors such as low blood sugar, deydration, infection, alcohol and other ingested toxins, medications, new medications, over-the-counter medications, abrupt cessation of previously scheduled medications, as well as other age-related issues.
Dr. Adam Smith
Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Robert Roth
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: A Lot
Confusion is an abnormal state of consciousness that is always concerning.
There are many causes, some of which are quickly reversible by treatment or avoiding certain activities, such as drug use. It requires a medical evaluation to determine the cause and treat the causes that are reversible and to prevent permanent brain damage in some cases.

In brief: A Lot
Confusion is an abnormal state of consciousness that is always concerning.
There are many causes, some of which are quickly reversible by treatment or avoiding certain activities, such as drug use. It requires a medical evaluation to determine the cause and treat the causes that are reversible and to prevent permanent brain damage in some cases.
Dr. Robert Roth
Dr. Robert Roth
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Dr. Larry Maturani
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on age
If one is older, i would be more concerned.
Confused about what? I am confused about many things but this is normal. Can be nothing more then making irrational decisions rather then rational ones. Life can be very confusing but this is not necessarily abnormal.

In brief: Depends on age
If one is older, i would be more concerned.
Confused about what? I am confused about many things but this is normal. Can be nothing more then making irrational decisions rather then rational ones. Life can be very confusing but this is not necessarily abnormal.
Dr. Larry Maturani
Dr. Larry Maturani
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