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Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children

Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children: Introduction

Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children: Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children is a condition in which a child consumes non-food substances, also called pica. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the most...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...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 misdiagnosis...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children

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How Common are these Causes of Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children?

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

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Medical Conditions associated with Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children:

Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes)

Symptoms related to Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children:

Pica (13 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Food craving, Iron deficiency anemia

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