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Prostration: Extreme exhaustion and fatigue. See detailed information below for a list of 65 causes of Prostration, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Prostration. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Prostration as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Prostration may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Prostration. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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A condition marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
The list of organs typically affected by Prostration may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Prostration mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Prostration. Of the 65 causes of Prostration that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Prostration' 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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The following list of medical conditions have Prostration 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Prostration based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Prostration, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Prostration:
Weakness (3752 causes), Level of consciousness symptoms (1504 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Prostration:
Listlessness (33 causes), Fatigue (3235 causes), Malaise (468 causes), Stupor (98 causes), Addington disease, Adhesive abuse, Adhesive addiction, Aerosol abuse, Aerosol addiction, Amphetamine abuse, Bubonic plague, Burning bush poisoning, CFS subtype 1 (cognitive, musculoskeletal, sleep, anxiety/depression), CFS subtype 2 ( musculoskeletal, pain, anxiety/depression), CFS subtype 3 (mild)
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