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Decreased mental acuity

Decreased mental acuity: Introduction

Decreased mental acuity: A decrease in ones perception of what is happening around them. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Decreased mental acuity, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Medications or substances causing Decreased mental acuity:

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Decreased mental acuity: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Decreased mental acuity

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Misdiagnosis and Decreased mental acuity

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because...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 disease, it can also occur from a side...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their physician, rather than a...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or symptoms...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders may...read more »

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Decreased mental acuity: Related Rare Diseases

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Decreased mental acuity: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Decreased mental acuity

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How Common are these Causes of Decreased mental acuity?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Decreased mental acuity. Of the 38 causes of Decreased mental acuity that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Decreased mental acuity:

The following list of conditions have 'Decreased mental acuity' 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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Causes of Decreased mental acuity Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Decreased mental acuity:

    Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes)

    Symptoms related to Decreased mental acuity:

    Head injury (3 causes), Intracerebral bleed, Brain tumours (14 causes), Subdural hematoma (5 causes), Extradural hematoma, Subarachnoid hemorrhage (20 causes), Wernicke's encephalopathy, Lead encephalopathy (6 causes), Alcoholic encephalopathy

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