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Autonomic hyperreflexia

Autonomic hyperreflexia: Introduction

Autonomic hyperreflexia: Autonomic hyperreflexia is a serious reaction of the involuntary nervous system to overstimulation that may include symptoms, such as hypertension, heart rate changes and excessive sweating. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Autonomic hyperreflexia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Autonomic hyperreflexia:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Autonomic hyperreflexia

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Autonomic hyperreflexia: Symptom Checker

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

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Autonomic hyperreflexia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Autonomic hyperreflexia may include:

  • Call emergency services
  • Proper treatment depends on the cause
  • If medications or drugs are causing the symptoms, those drugs must be stopped
  • Any underlying illness that is causing the symptoms needs to be treated
  • Anticholinergics
  • Atropine
  • Nifedipine
  • more treatments...»

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Autonomic hyperreflexia: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Autonomic hyperreflexia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Autonomic hyperreflexia

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Autonomic hyperreflexia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Autonomic hyperreflexia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Autonomic hyperreflexia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Autonomic hyperreflexia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Autonomic hyperreflexia:

A syndrome associated with damage to the spinal cord above the mid thoracic level (see SPINAL CORD INJURIES) characterized by a marked increase in the sympathetic response to minor stimuli such as bladder or rectal distention. Manifestations include HYPERTENSION; TACHYCARDIA (or reflex bradycardia); FEVER; FLUSHING; and HYPERHIDROSIS. Extreme hypertension may be associated with a CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp538 and 1232; J Spinal Cord Med 1997;20(3):355-60)
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Detailed list of causes of Autonomic hyperreflexia

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

How Common are these Causes of Autonomic hyperreflexia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Autonomic hyperreflexia. Of the 11 causes of Autonomic hyperreflexia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Autonomic hyperreflexia:

The following list of conditions have 'Autonomic hyperreflexia' 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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What are the alternative names for Autonomic hyperreflexia:

Spinal autonomic dysreflexia
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Medical Conditions associated with Autonomic hyperreflexia:

Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Reflex symptoms (469 causes), Tendon symptoms (412 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Autonomic nerve symptoms (345 causes)

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