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Hypercholesterolemia: is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 27 causes of Hypercholesterolemia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hypercholesterolemia may include these symptoms:
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Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced by the liver to help meet the body’s need for... (Source: excerpt from High Blood Cholesterol: NWHIC)
The presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Abnormally high levels of cholesterol in the blood.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list below shows some of the causes of Hypercholesterolemia mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Hypercholesterolemia' 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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The following list of medical conditions have Hypercholesterolemia 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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