Confused or muddled and Confusion which is new

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

Information written and reviewed by Certified Doctors.

Conditions

Aneurysm

An aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakness in the blood vessel wall, usually where it branches.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Weakness of one side of the body
  • Severe headache
  • Numbness or tingling on one side of body
  • Headache that came on suddenly
  • Neck stiffness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Aneurysm.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an uncommon but serious condition that causes inflammation of the brain.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • High temperature
  • Headache
  • Fits or seizure
  • Confusion which is new
  • Confused or muddled

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Encephalitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Major head injury

Severe head injuries require immediate medical attention because there's a risk of serious brain damage.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Head injury
  • Memory loss
  • Confusion which is new
  • Seeing double
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Major head injury.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.