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Absenteeism as a symptom refers to the reasons that a person may be absent from school (truancy) or work (absenteeism). Sometimes people are too sick to come in. And in some cases, they are making excuses. Both physical and psychological disorders can stop a person attending school or their work....more »
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Absenteeism. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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The following list of conditions have 'Absenteeism' 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.
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The following list of medical conditions have Absenteeism or similar listed as a medical 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.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Absenteeism based
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Medical Conditions associated with Absenteeism:
Symptoms related to Absenteeism:
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