Symptom: Unresponsiveness


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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:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Unresponsiveness (31 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Unresponsiveness (7 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Unresponsiveness (1 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    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.

    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.

    C

  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... unresponsiveness

    E

  • Encephalitis ... poor responsiveness

    M

  • Meningitis ... reduced alertness, alertness changes
  • Meningococcal disease ... alertness changes

    P

  • Persistent Vegetative State ... lack of awareness of the environment, lack of response
  • Problem Sleepiness ... slow response

    V

  • Viral meningitis ... reduced alertness, alertness changes
    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.

    C

  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... unresponsiveness


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