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If you have any of the following symptoms or conditions, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Confusion, memory loss, altered behavior, babbling speech, or decreased alertness: Go to the topic Confusion, Memory Loss, and Altered Alertness.
  • Generalized muscle weakness or body fatigue: Go to the topic Weakness and Fatigue.
  • Headaches: Go to the topic Headaches.
  • Changes in vision: Go to the topic Eye Problems, Noninjury.
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, loss of balance, or a whirling sensation: Go to the topic Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo.
  • Nervous system problems that began after a head injury: Go to the topic Head Injury, Age 4 and Older or Head Injury, Age 3 and Younger.
  • A seizure: Go to the topic Seizures.

Have you had a temporary loss of function?

Do you have a persistent nervous system problem, such as a tremor or lack of coordination?

Do you think your nervous system problem may be caused by a medicine?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms or conditions, evaluate those symptoms first.


WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: September 01, 2011
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