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Body image symptoms: Introduction

Body image symptoms: Inappropriate self-belief about body shape. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Body image symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Body image symptoms

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Body image symptoms: Symptom Checker

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

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Body image symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Body image symptoms

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Message Boards for Body image symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Body image symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Body image symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Measure body mass index (BMI) i.e. weight in kg/(height in metres) squared. Anorexia is less than 17.5
    • Examine for signs of anorexia nervosa e.g. wearing heavy clothes to mask thinness, cold blue extremities, fine downy hair on back and face, slow pulse, low blood pressure, low body temperature, delayed or arrested pubertal development (if onset is pre-pubertal), swelling of ankles if protein deficient, cardiac arrhythmia
    • Examine for signs of bulimia nervosa e.g. cardiac arrhythmia, dental decay and swollen salivary glands due to vomiting and dehydration due to diuretic abuse
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count, electrolytes, liver function tests, Vitamin B12 , folate, iron studies to assess the extent of malnutrition, dehydration and electrolyte disturbance
    • Renal impairment can result due to low potassium due to vomiting
  • more tests...»

Body image symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Body image symptoms

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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: Body image symptoms. 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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Misdiagnosis and Body image symptoms

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 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's disease, 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 can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has more »

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

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Body image symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Body image symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Body image symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Body image symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Body image symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Body image symptoms. Of the 3 causes of Body image symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Body image symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Body image symptoms' 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Body image symptoms?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Body image symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Body image symptoms:

Medical Conditions associated with Body image symptoms:

Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes)

Symptoms related to Body image symptoms:

Depression (629 causes), Self-esteem symptoms (48 causes), Undereating (104 causes), Distorted body image, Oligomenorrhoea in women, Lean body mass, Excessive vomiting, Central obesity, Gigantism (13 causes)

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