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Failure to thrive

Failure to thrive: Introduction

Failure to thrive: Inadequate or interrupted physical growth. See detailed information below for a list of 955 causes of Failure to thrive, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Failure to thrive:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Failure to thrive

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Causes of Types of Failure to thrive:

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Failure to thrive: Symptom Checker

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Failure to thrive Treatments

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Stories from Users for Failure to thrive

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Failure to thrive: Animations

Failure to thrive: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Failure to thrive may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Failure to thrive

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Failure to thrive: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Failure to thrive

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a...read more »

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

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

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic reading of high...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...read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients...read more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or associated medical...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Failure to thrive

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Failure to thrive: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Failure to thrive listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Failure to thrive as a symptom include:

Definitions of Failure to thrive:

A condition in which an infant or child's weight gain and growth are far below usual levels for age.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Failure to thrive:

The list of organs typically affected by Failure to thrive may include, but is not limited to:

  • General constitution

Detailed list of causes of Failure to thrive

The list below shows some of the causes of Failure to thrive mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Failure to thrive?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Failure to thrive. Of the 955 causes of Failure to thrive that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "common" diseases
  • 11 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 10 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 15 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 919 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Failure to thrive:

The following list of conditions have 'Failure to thrive' 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: Failure to thrive:

The following list of medical conditions have Failure to thrive 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 Failure to thrive Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Failure to thrive 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Failure to thrive?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Failure to thrive, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Failure to thrive:

    Short stature, Body height decreased
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Failure to thrive:

    Subtypes of Failure to thrive:

    Growth suppression (4 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Failure to thrive:

    Weight loss (2248 causes), Poor growth (2366 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Growth symptoms (2485 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Weight symptoms (2043 causes), Developmental symptoms (4007 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)

    Symptoms related to Failure to thrive:

    Delayed growth (2366 causes), Developmental delay, Weight symptoms (2043 causes), Weight loss (2248 causes), Incorrect formula preparation, Abnormal feeding habits, Behavioural problems affecting feeding, Neglect, Child abuse, Feeding difficulty, Celiac disease, Cystic fibrosis, Allergy to cow's milk, Vitamin deficiency

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    Medical News summaries about Failure to thrive

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Failure to thrive

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