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Memory loss

Memory loss: Introduction

Memory loss: The loss of ones ability to recall from their memory. See detailed information below for a list of 142 causes of Memory loss, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Memory loss:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Memory loss. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Memory loss:

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Memory loss Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Memory loss

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Stories from Users for Memory loss

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Medications or substances causing Memory loss:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Memory loss as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Belladonna, Phenobarbital and Ergotamine Tartrate
  • Bellergal-S
  • Bel-Phen-Ergot S
  • Phenerbel-S
  • Belladonna and Opium
  • B&O Supprettes
  • more causes...»

Drug interactions causing Memory loss:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Memory loss as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Phenytoin and Levothyroxine interaction
  • Amitriptyline and Disulfiram interaction
  • Cholecalciferol and Aluminum Hydroxide interaction
  • Amitriptyline and Baclofen interaction
  • Amitid and Baclofen interaction
  • more interactions...»

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Memory loss

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Memory loss: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Memory loss

Simple hearing loss can be misdiagnosed: Elderly patients can be misdiagnosed owing to symptoms of paranoia, when the underlying cause is really simple hearing loss....read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it can also occur from a side...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia ...read more »

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Memory loss: Related Rare Diseases

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Memory loss: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Memory loss

The list below shows some of the causes of Memory loss mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Memory loss?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Memory loss. Of the 142 causes of Memory loss that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 134 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Memory loss:

The following list of conditions have 'Memory loss' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Memory loss:

The following list of medical conditions have Memory loss 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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Causes of Memory loss Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Memory loss based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Memory loss:

    Medical Conditions associated with Memory loss:

    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 loss:

    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 disorder, TIA (10 causes), alcohol abuse (13 causes)

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Memory loss

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