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Increased risk of falls: Increased risk of falls refers to an increase in chance that a person will fall and injure himself or herself. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Increased risk of falls, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Increased risk of falls:
Falls (86 causes), Balance symptoms (1691 causes), Coordination symptoms (2126 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Clumsiness (408 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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