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Restless leg syndrome

Restless leg syndrome: Introduction

Restless leg syndrome: irrestible urge to move one's body to stop uncomfortable or odd sensation. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Restless leg syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Restless leg syndrome

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Restless leg syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Restless leg syndrome Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Restless leg syndrome

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Restless leg syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Restless leg syndrome

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Restless leg syndrome: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Restless leg syndrome

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Detailed list of causes of Restless leg syndrome

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How Common are these Causes of Restless leg syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Restless leg syndrome. Of the 21 causes of Restless leg syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Restless leg syndrome:

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Causes of Restless leg syndrome Based on Risk Factors

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

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Restless leg syndrome:

    Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Restless leg syndrome:

    Pregnancy (699 causes), Sjogren's syndrome, SSRIs, TCAs, Celiac disease, Antipsychotics, Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes), Folate deficiency (18 causes), Iron deficiency anemia, Sleep apnea (36 causes)

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