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Loss of memory: The loss of ones ability to recall things from ones memory. See detailed information below for a list of 51 causes of Loss of memory, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Loss of memory based
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Medical Conditions associated with Loss of memory:
Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer's-like symptoms (32 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Loss of memory:
Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer-like symptoms, Memory symptoms (523 causes), Korsakoff's syndrome, Thiamine deficiency, Chronic alcohol abuse, Persistent vomiting, Intestinal obstruction (98 causes), Malabsorption (219 causes), Puerperal sepsis, Metastatic carcinoma, Transient global amnesia, Head injury (3 causes)
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