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Obsessions

Obsessions: Introduction

Obsessions: A persistent unwanted idea or impulse. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Obsessions, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Obsessions:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Obsessions

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Obsessions: Symptom Checker

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Obsessions Treatments

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Stories from Users for Obsessions

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Obsessions: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Obsessions may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Obsessions

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Obsessions: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Obsessions

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 initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous breakdown" and other mental...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...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...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help...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 diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or symptoms of eating disorders...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....read more »

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

Obsessions: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Obsessions

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Obsessions: Related Rare Diseases

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Obsessions: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Obsessions

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

How Common are these Causes of Obsessions?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Obsessions. Of the 23 causes of Obsessions that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 19 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Obsessions:

The following list of conditions have 'Obsessions' 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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Causes of Obsessions Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Obsessions:

    Medical Conditions associated with Obsessions:

    Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes)

    Symptoms related to Obsessions:

    Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Anxiety (895 causes), Agitation (238 causes), Autism, Depression (629 causes), Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Schizophrenia, Soto's Syndrome

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