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Short-term memory loss

Short-term memory loss: Introduction

Short-term memory loss: A condition which is characterized by the loss of a persons short term memory. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Short-term memory loss, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Short-term memory loss: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Short-term memory loss:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Short-term memory loss as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Short-term memory loss:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Short-term memory loss as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Imipramine and Baclofen interaction
  • Antipress and Baclofen interaction
  • Apo-Imipiramine and Baclofen interaction
  • Impril and Baclofen interaction
  • Imprin and Baclofen interaction
  • Janimine and Baclofen interaction
  • Novo-Pramine and Baclofen interaction
  • more interactions...»

Short-term memory loss: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Short-term memory loss

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Short-term memory loss: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Short-term memory loss

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less severe possibilities. Some level...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...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as ...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often...read more »

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Short-term memory loss: Related Rare Diseases

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Short-term memory loss: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Short-term memory loss

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How Common are these Causes of Short-term memory loss?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Short-term memory loss. Of the 22 causes of Short-term memory loss that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Short-term memory loss:

The following list of conditions have 'Short-term memory loss' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Short-term memory loss:

The following list of medical conditions have Short-term memory loss 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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Causes of Short-term memory loss Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Short-term memory loss based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Short-term memory loss:

    Medical Conditions associated with Short-term memory loss:

    Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer's-like symptoms (32 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Short-term memory loss:

    Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer-like symptoms, Memory symptoms (523 causes), Korsakoff's syndrome, Thiamine deficiency, Chronic alcohol abuse, Persistent vomiting, Intestinal obstruction (98 causes), Malabsorption (219 causes), Puerperal sepsis, Metastatic carcinoma, Transient global amnesia, Head injury (3 causes)

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