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Night terrors in children

Night terrors in children: Introduction

Night terrors in children: Night terrors in children refers to a child who has an extremely disturbing nightmare accompanied by feelings of fear and terror and physical symptoms, such as screaming, sleepwalking, and violent behavior. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Night terrors in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes in Children: Night terrors in children

  • Normal occurrence (especially between ages of 3-5)
  • Possibly inherited trait
  • Stressful life event
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Fever
  • Medications that affect the brain
  • Emotional conflict
  • more causes...»

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Night terrors in children

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  • Normal occurrence (especially between ages of 3-5)
  • Possibly inherited trait
  • Stressful life event
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Fever (2274 causes)
  • Medications that affect the brain
  • Emotional conflict
  • more symptoms...»

Misdiagnosis and Night terrors in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was...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...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail...read more »

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is often misdiagnosed. The typical symptoms are night-time tingling, crawling, or burning sensations...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked throughout childhood....read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Night terrors in children

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  • Emotional conflict
  • Fever
  • Medications that affect the brain
  • Normal occurrence (especially between ages of 3-5)
  • Possibly inherited trait
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Stressful life event
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Night terrors in children?

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  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

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Medical Conditions associated with Night terrors in children:

Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Sleep symptoms (1476 causes), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes), Sleeping problems (873 causes)

Symptoms related to Night terrors in children:

Normal occurrence (especially between ages of 3-5), Possibly inherited trait, Stressful life event, Sleep deprivation, Fever (2274 causes), Medications that affect the brain, Emotional conflict

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