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Absenteeism: Introduction

Absenteeism as a symptom refers to the reasons that a person may be absent from school (truancy) or work (absenteeism). Sometimes people are too sick to come in. And in some cases, they are making excuses. Both physical and psychological disorders can stop a person attending school or their work....more »

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Causes of Absenteeism:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Absenteeism. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Absenteeism

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Causes of Types of Absenteeism:

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Absenteeism: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Absenteeism, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Absenteeism Treatments

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Stories from Users for Absenteeism

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Message Boards for Absenteeism

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Absenteeism: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Absenteeism may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Absenteeism

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Absenteeism. 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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Absenteeism: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Absenteeism

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was 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 various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer' more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or symptoms of eating more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders may worsen the depression. See more »

Absenteeism: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Absenteeism

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Absenteeism: Related Rare Diseases

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Absenteeism: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Absenteeism:

Failure to appear, especially for work or school.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Absenteeism

The list below shows some of the causes of Absenteeism mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Absenteeism?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Absenteeism. Of the 42 causes of Absenteeism that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 36 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Absenteeism:

The following list of conditions have 'Absenteeism' 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: Absenteeism:

The following list of medical conditions have Absenteeism 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 Absenteeism Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Absenteeism 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 Absenteeism:

    Medical Conditions associated with Absenteeism:

    Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Children's health symptoms (230 causes)

    Symptoms related to Absenteeism:

    School problems (520 causes), Personal problems, Emotional problems (2080 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Chronic illness, Fatigue (3235 causes), Hangover, Alcohol abuse (13 causes), Drug abuse (36 causes)

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