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Factitious fever

Factitious fever: Introduction

Factitious fever: Factitious fever is an elevation in body temperature that is deliberately feigned or faked. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Factitious fever, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Factitious fever:

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

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Misdiagnosis and Factitious fever

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Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a persistent cough may actually have ...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...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...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed...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...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 overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Factitious fever

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How Common are these Causes of Factitious fever?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Factitious fever. Of the 2 causes of Factitious fever that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Factitious fever:

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