Unresponsiveness: Poor response to questions or actions
Introduction: How the patient responds to questions or other stimuli is an important symptom. Poor response or total loss of response can indicate various serious brain infections or disorders. Any type of high fever, with numerous causes, can also cause poor response. Poor responsiveness needs immediate professional medical advice for prompt diagnosis and treatment.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Unresponsiveness:
Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:
- Symptoms of the Silent Killer Diseases
- Symptoms and Medical Malpractice
- Medical mistakes and their rates, causes and prevention
- Deaths and sudden death
Symptoms related to Unresponsiveness: syncope (140), shock (18), inattention (10), prostration (16), exhaustion (16), listlessness (6), malaise (61), high fever (0)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Unresponsiveness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Unresponsiveness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- High fever (see Fever)
- Brain disorders
- Catatonic state - e.g. in schizophrenia or certain other psychiatric disorders
- Other possible physical symptoms that might need to be considered regarding unresponsiveness include:
- Unresponsiveness in the sense of an odd or bizarre response might indicate conditions such as:
Conditions listing symptoms: Unresponsiveness: The following list of conditions have 'Unresponsiveness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Unresponsiveness: The following list of conditions have 'Unresponsiveness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Medical Tools & Articles:
- Risk Factor Center
- Medical Statistics Center
- Medical Treatment Center
- Prevention Center
- Medical Tests Center