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Brain damage

Brain damage: Introduction

Brain damage: A condition which is characterized by damage to the brain resulting in a decrease in function. See detailed information below for a list of 106 causes of Brain damage, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Brain damage:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Brain damage

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Causes of Types of Brain damage:

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Brain damage: Symptom Checker

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

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Brain damage Treatments

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Stories from Users for Brain damage

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Medications or substances causing Brain damage:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Brain damage 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.

Drug interactions causing Brain damage:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Brain damage 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.

  • Prochlorperazine and Lithium interaction
  • Combid and Lithium interaction
  • Compazine and Lithium interaction
  • Eskatrol and Lithium interaction
  • PMS-Prochlorperazine and Lithium interaction
  • Pro-Iso and Lithium interaction
  • Regal-BID and Lithium interaction
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Brain damage: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Brain damage

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Brain damage: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Brain damage

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous breakdown" and other...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,...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the symptoms are typically mild. The...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 Alzheimer's disease). The condition...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

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Brain damage: Related Rare Diseases

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Brain damage: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Brain damage

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

How Common are these Causes of Brain damage?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Brain damage. Of the 106 causes of Brain damage that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brain damage:

The following list of conditions have 'Brain damage' 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: Brain damage:

The following list of medical conditions have Brain damage 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 Brain damage Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Brain damage 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?

    Classifications of Brain damage:

    Medical Conditions associated with Brain damage:

    Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

    Symptoms related to Brain damage:

    Brain injury, Head injury (3 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Bleeding in the brain (47 causes), Brain swelling (387 causes), 6-pyruvoyl-tetrahydropterin synthase deficiency, Accelerated hypertension, Arbovirosis, Argininosuccinase lyase deficiency, Asphyxia

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    Medical News summaries about Brain damage

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Brain damage

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