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Amnesia

Amnesia: Introduction

Amnesia: A disorder in which the ability to store and recall new information, as well as past information may be lost. See detailed information below for a list of 45 causes of Amnesia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Amnesia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Amnesia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Amnesia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Amnesia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Amnesia Treatments

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Stories from Users for Amnesia

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Medications or substances causing Amnesia:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Amnesia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Midazolam Hydrochloride
  • Versed
  • Dormicum
  • Zetran Injection
  • Apo-Diazepam
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Drug interactions causing Amnesia:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Amnesia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Ativan (Lorazepam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Dalmane (Flurazepam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Doral (Quazepam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Halcion (Triazolam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Klonopin (Clonazepam) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Amnesia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Amnesia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Amnesia

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Amnesia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Amnesia

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as ...read more »

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Amnesia: Related Rare Diseases

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Amnesia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Amnesia:

Partial or total loss of memory; "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Amnesia:

The list of organs typically affected by Amnesia may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Amnesia

The list below shows some of the causes of Amnesia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Amnesia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Amnesia. Of the 45 causes of Amnesia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 44 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Amnesia:

The following list of conditions have 'Amnesia' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Amnesia:

The following list of medical conditions have Amnesia 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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Causes of Amnesia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Amnesia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Amnesia?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Amnesia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Amnesia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Amnesia:

    Forgetfulness (342 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Amnesia:

    Memory loss (142 causes), Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer's disease (2 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Delirium (381 causes), Head trauma (8 causes), Paralysis (325 causes), Anterograde amnesia, Retrograde amnesia, Post traumatic amnesia

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    Medical News summaries about Amnesia

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