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Body image symptoms: Inappropriate self-belief about body shape. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Body image symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Body image symptoms. 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 'Body image symptoms' 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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Body image symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Medical Conditions associated with Body image symptoms:
Symptoms related to Body image symptoms:
Depression (629 causes), Self-esteem symptoms (48 causes), Undereating (104 causes), Distorted body image, Oligomenorrhoea in women, Lean body mass, Excessive vomiting, Central obesity, Gigantism (13 causes)
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