Phaeochromocytoma [top]

  • Episodic
  • Anxiety
  • Sweating
  • Hypertension
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rare
  • Episodes of Sweating, Palpitations, Tachycardia
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Headache
  • Hypertension

Postictal state [top]

  • History of preceding seizure
  • Todd's paralysis: Motor weakness, amnesia, aphasia
  • May be associated drowsiness, confusion, nausea

Gastritis [top]

  • Epigastric pain, nausea, bloating
  • Relieved by food

Salpingitis [top]

  • Lower abdominal pain, tenderness, guarding
  • Fever, nausea, vomiting
  • Dyspareunia
  • Malodourous cervical discharge

Viral labyrinthitis [top]

  • Acute onsetvertigo, nystagmus
  • Nausea, vomiting

Hypercalcaemia [top]

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Bone pain
  • Abdominal pain, change in bowel habit
  • Polyuria
  • Psychiatric disturbance

Raised intracranial pressure [top]

  • Subacute headache, particularly in the morning
  • May have associatednausea, vomiting
  • Precipitated by coughing and leaning forward
  • Associated papilloedema

Migraine [top]

  • Acute headache usually with previous similar episodes
  • Typically unilateral and described as pulsating
  • Often preceded by visual, auditory or other aura
  • May be severe with associated nausea, vomiting, photophobia, vertigo
  • May cause transient neurological deficit

Chronic renal failure [top]

  • Progressive fatigue, anorexia
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Lemon tinge to skin

Benign positional vertigo [top]

  • DizzinessVertigo lasting for seconds-minutes following movement of the head or change in position
  • May be associated visual disturbance due to nystagmus and nausea
  • Diagnosed with Hallpike test

Appendicitis [top]

  • Central abdominal pain then right lower quadrant pain
  • Anorexia
  • Right lower quadrant pain, tenderness, guarding
  • Nausea, vomiting, anorexia
  • Fever

Pyelonephritis [top]

  • Flank pain
  • Fever, rigors
  • Dysuria, urinary frequency
  • Nausea, vomiting

Lead poisoning [top]

  • Anorexia, nausea, vomiting
  • Personality change
  • Cognitive deficits
  • Muscle weakness
  • Paresthesia
  • Unusual taste in mouth

Addison's disease [top]

  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Postural hypotension
  • Weight loss