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Weight loss in children

Weight loss in children: Introduction

Weight loss in children: Weight loss in children is a condition in which a child experiences a reduction of his or her weight. See detailed information below for a list of 32 causes of Weight loss in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Weight loss in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Weight loss in children

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms...read more »

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the...read more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension,...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of the overlooked conditions may include ...read more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or...read more »

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Weight loss in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Weight loss in children

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How Common are these Causes of Weight loss in children?

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  • 3 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
  • 25 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Weight loss in children Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Weight loss in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Weight symptoms (2043 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Weight loss in children:

    Overheating, Child abuse, Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia, Persistent diarrhea (71 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Diabetes insipidus (40 causes), Hypercalcemia (54 causes), Renal acidosis, Kidney failure (369 causes)

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