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The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Cravings, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Cravings may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Cravings. 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.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list of organs typically affected by Cravings may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Cravings mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cravings. Of the 32 causes of Cravings that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Cravings' 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Cravings based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Cravings, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Cravings:
Salt craving (9 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Cravings:
Symptoms related to Cravings:
Food symptoms (1907 causes), Thinness (528 causes), Weight gain (360 causes), Weight loss (2248 causes), Overeating (44 causes), Undereating (104 causes), Food craving, Pica (13 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Appetite, Nutritional deficiency
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