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Hunching: Introduction

Hunching: Hunching or stooping posture symptoms. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Hunching, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hunching:

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

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Causes of Types of Hunching:

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Hunching: Symptom Checker

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

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Hunching Treatments

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Stories from Users for Hunching

Real-life user stories relating to Hunching:

Message Boards for Hunching

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Hunching or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Hunching:

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

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for any spinal deformity such as scoliosis (spine is curved to the side and sometimes twisted) or thoracic kyphosis (excessive front curvature of the upper thoracic spine)
    • Examine for signs of Parkinson's disease such as lack of facial expression, bent over posture, few spontaneous movements, shuffling gait, lack of normal arm swinging with walking, pill-rolling tremor (where movement of the knuckles are combined with movements of the thumb), increase tone of limbs, monotonous speech
  • Radiological investigations
    • Bone densitometry can predict an increased risk of osteoporosis
    • X-Ray of the entire spine, if suspect spinal deformity such as scoliosis or kyphosis
  • more tests...»

Hunching: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hunching

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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: Hunching. 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.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Hunching: Deaths

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Organs affected by Hunching:

The list of organs typically affected by Hunching may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Hunching

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

How Common are these Causes of Hunching?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hunching. Of the 12 causes of Hunching that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hunching:

The following list of conditions have 'Hunching' 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 Hunching?

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

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

Classifications of Hunching:

Subtypes of Hunching:

Hunched shoulders (6 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Hunching:

Posture symptoms (96 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

Symptoms related to Hunching:

Shoulder symptoms (113 causes), Posture symptoms (96 causes), Spinal cord, Kyphosis (247 causes), Scoliosis (480 causes), Spinal cord deformities, Osteoporosis (313 causes)

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