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Coordination problems: Introduction

Coordination problems: Symptoms affecting physical coordination. See detailed information below for a list of 2126 causes of Coordination problems, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Coordination problems:

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Coordination problems: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Coordination problems

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Message Boards for Coordination problems

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Diagnostic tests for Coordination problems:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Coordination problems. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Eye examination looking for nystagmus ( rhythmical oscillation of the eyeballs) which may be due to disease of the cerebellum; also look for papilledema which may suggest brain tumor or hydrocephalus; look for paralysis of eye movements which may suggest stroke, brain cancer, head injury, Wernicke's encephalopathy due to alcohol abuse
    • Neurological examination including gait, tone, power, reflexes and co-ordination in upper and lower limbs looking for signs of stroke, cerebellar disease, transient ischemic attack, multiple sclerosis, brain tumor, Parkinson's disease and other diseases of the nervous system
    • Observe for chorea (non- repetitive abrupt involuntary jerky movements) that can cause coordination problems. Causes of chorea include Huntington's chorea, Sydenham's chorea, Wilson's disease and senility
    • Tests of co-ordination (e.g. finger -nose test , rapidly alternating movements and rebound) are 3 types of tests that assess co-ordination and can detect disease of the cerebellum
    • If signs of cerebellar disease are bilateral consider multiple sclerosis or Friedrich's ataxia
    • Muscle weakness may also cause coordination problems e.g. stroke
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Medications or substances causing Coordination problems:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Coordination problems 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 Coordination problems:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Coordination problems 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.

  • Paroxetine and Imitrex interaction
  • Paxil and Imitrex interaction
  • Paxil CD and Imitrex interaction
  • Paroxetine and Sumatriptan interaction
  • Paxil and Sumatriptan interaction
  • Paxil CD and Sumatriptan interaction
  • more interactions...»

Coordination problems: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Coordination problems

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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: Coordination problems. 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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Coordination problems: Deaths

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Organs affected by Coordination problems:

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Detailed list of causes of Coordination problems

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How Common are these Causes of Coordination problems?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Coordination problems. Of the 2126 causes of Coordination problems that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 12 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 16 causes are "common" diseases
  • 13 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 26 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 35 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2063 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Coordination problems:

The following list of conditions have 'Coordination problems' 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: Coordination problems:

The following list of medical conditions have Coordination problems 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.














  • Sleepwalking ... falls
  • Stroke ... Coordination problems, balance problems, balance problems, Dizziness


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Causes of Coordination problems Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Coordination problems 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Coordination problems?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Coordination problems, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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

    Classifications of Coordination problems:

    Subtypes of Coordination problems:

    Clumsiness (408 causes), Impaired coordination (161 causes), Loss of coordination (25 causes), Ataxia (526 causes), Ataxia in children (73 causes), Ataxic gait (25 causes), Titubation (13 causes), Balance symptoms (1691 causes), Bilateral cerebellar ataxia (17 causes), Cerebellar ataxia (150 causes), Cerebellar ataxia in children (15 causes), Constant vertigo (19 causes), Disorientation (199 causes), Dizziness (1357 causes), Dizziness in children (20 causes), Exercise and vertigo (8 causes), Falls (86 causes), Increased risk of falls (5 causes), Falling (32 causes), Gait ataxia (48 causes), Imbalance (17 causes), Giddiness (12 causes), Giddiness in children (15 causes), Giddiness in pregnancy (19 causes), Inability to hold balance (16 causes), Incoordination (283 causes), Dysfunction of the extrapyramidal system (5 causes), Intermittent ataxia (28 causes), Intermittent ataxia in children (11 causes), Limb ataxia (43 causes), Loss of balance (40 causes), Nystagmus ataxia (15 causes), Nystagmus in children (38 causes), Orthostatic vertigo (7 causes), Poor balance (21 causes), Romberg's sign (10 causes), Sensory ataxia (21 causes), Sensory ataxia gait in children (2 causes), Sensory ataxia in children (3 causes), Sensory deficits (16 causes), Speech ataxia (9 causes), Staggering (4 causes), Staggering gait (4 causes), Swaying (3 causes), Truncal ataxia (16 causes), Vertigo (169 causes), Vertigo in children (57 causes), Vertigo in pregnancy (19 causes), Disoriented state (22 causes), Sudden onset of vertigo (6 causes), Gradual onset of cerebellar ataxia (5 causes), Sudden onset of balance disorders (7 causes), Sudden onset of sensory ataxia in adults (3 causes), Sudden onset of sensory ataxic gait (2 causes), Reeling gait (13 causes), Sudden onset of disorientation (14 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Coordination problems:

    Clumsiness (408 causes), Balance symptoms (1691 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Coordination problems:

    Muscle tone symptoms, Mental symptoms (3121 causes), Concentration difficulty (365 causes), Cerbellar degeneration, Muscle dystrophy, ADHD (4 causes)

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