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Drowsiness    

45 possible causes of "Drowsiness"
Symptoms:
  • Excessive yawning
  • Drowsiness
1. Drowsiness
Feeling abnormally sleepy or tired during the day is commonly known as drowsiness. Drowsiness may lead to additional symptoms, such as forgetfulness or falling asleep at inappropriate times.A variety of things may caus...
Symptoms:
  • Agnosia
  • Hot flashes
  • Personality change
  • Drowsiness
  • Severe headache
  • Confabulation
2. Head Injury
Injuries to your brain, skull, or scalp are all types of head injury. A head injury may be mild or severe depending on what caused it. Some injuries produce bleeding within your skull. Others cause damage on the outsid...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Speech articulation problems
  • Blindness
  • Clubfoot
  • Dementia
  • Drowsiness
  • Limited range of motion
3. Stroke Overview
A stroke is a medical emergency where part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. There are four major kinds of stroke: cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage & intracerebral hemorrhage.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Depression
  • Unable to think clearly
  • Incoherent speech
  • Aimless movement
  • Drowsiness
  • Euphoric mood
4. Delirium
Delirium is an abrupt change in the brain that causes mental confusion and emotional disruption. It makes it difficult to think, remember, sleep, pay attention, and more. You might experience the condition durin...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Unable to think clearly
  • Bruises
  • Black eye
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Ataxia
5. Concussion
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. It can occur after an impact to your head or after a whiplash-type injury that causes your head and brain to shake quickly back and forth. Concussions are usually not lif...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Ataxia
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness
  • Drowsiness
  • Stops breathing
6. Hypovolemic Shock
Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pum...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Drowsiness
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Lethargy
  • Fatigue
  • Alteration in consciousness
  • Fidgeting
7. Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiogenic shock is a state where the heart has been damaged to the point where it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. As a result of the failure of the heart to pump enough nutrients to th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Coma
  • Unequal pupils
  • Loss of vision in one half of the visual field
  • Drowsiness
  • Forgetful
  • Rapid breathing
8. Meningitis
Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. This is the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may occur when fluid surrounding the meninges becomes infected. The most common causes of meningiti...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Motor tic
  • Flat affect
  • Poor short-term memory
  • Poor long term memory
  • Drowsiness
  • Muscle weakness
9. Encephalitis
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. Most cases are caused by viral infections. In rare cases it can also be caused by bacteria.There are two main types of encephalitis-primary and secondary. Primar...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Painful respiration
  • Low blood pressure
  • Pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Rapid breathing
  • Absent pulse
10. The Catastrophy of Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac tamponade is a condition where the sac that encases your heart fills with fluid and then puts pressure on your heart. This undue pressure keeps the heart from filling with blood properly. When this happens, th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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