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Impaired concentration: The impairment of ones ability to concentrate. See detailed information below for a list of 44 causes of Impaired concentration, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Impaired concentration:
Concentration difficulty (365 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Concentration symptoms (365 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Impaired concentration:
Poor concentration, Mental difficulty, Difficulty thinking, Marijuana addiction, Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, X-linked, Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type 1, Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type III, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, Pfiesteria piscicida infection, Proximal myotonic dystrophy
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