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Memory disturbances: Any disturbance in the function of ones memory. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Memory disturbances, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Memory disturbances:
Forgetfulness (342 causes), Memory symptoms (523 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 Memory disturbances:
Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer-like symptoms, Memory symptoms (523 causes), Drug overdose, Dementia (394 causes), Frontal lobe dementia, Amnesia (45 causes), Temporal lobe injury, Chronic depression, Alzheimer's disease (2 causes), Huntington's disease (2 causes), Parkinson's disease, Stress related activities, Traumatic brain injury, Cytotoxic drugs, Chemotherapy, fugue states, disassociative identity disoder
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