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Self-mutilation: A condition which is characterized by self mutilation. See detailed information below for a list of 50 causes of Self-mutilation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Self-mutilation:
Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Suicidal symptoms (80 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Mood symptoms (763 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
Symptoms related to Self-mutilation:
Suicide (80 causes), Depression (629 causes), Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Self harm (18 causes), Learning disability (397 causes), Mental disturbance, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome, Munchausen syndrome, Congenital indifference to pain, Familial dysautonomia (2 causes), Epilepsy (132 causes), Bipolar disorder
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