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Isolation: Introduction

Isolation: Social withdrawal or isolation. See detailed information below for a list of 116 causes of Isolation, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Isolation:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Isolation

Home medical tests possibly related to Isolation:

Causes of Types of Isolation:

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Isolation: Symptom Checker

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

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Isolation Treatments

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Stories from Users for Isolation

Real-life user stories relating to Isolation:

Message Boards for Isolation

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

Diagnostic tests for Isolation:

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

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for possible causes of physical illness that may cause detachment, social withdrawal and isolation - e.g. progressive supranuclear palsy (inability to move the eyes vertically or laterally), neurocysticercosis or Naegleria (signs of meningoencephalitis), Huntington's disease (chorea), encephalitis, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa.
  • Mental state examination - including appearance, behavior, rate and continuity of speech, mood, affect, thought content, evidence of any hallucinations or abnormal beliefs, orientation to time, place and person, attention and concentration, short-term memory, insight and judgement. This examination may assist in diagnosing depression, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and dementia.
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count and ESR
  • more tests...»

Isolation: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Isolation

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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: Isolation. 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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Isolation: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Isolation

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 initially misdiagnosed as a " 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, 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, more »

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

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms more »

Isolation: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Isolation

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Isolation: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Isolation: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Isolation:

Detailed list of causes of Isolation

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

How Common are these Causes of Isolation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Isolation. Of the 116 causes of Isolation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Isolation:

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

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

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Isolation based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Isolation?

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

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

    Classifications of Isolation:

    Subtypes of Isolation:

    Social withdrawal (52 causes), Withdrawal symptoms (18 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Isolation:

    Society problems (1785 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes)

    Symptoms related to Isolation:

    Detachment (92 causes), Lethargic (399 causes), Dull expression (7 causes), Lack of eye contact, Lack of motivation, Suicidal ideation, Chronic pain, Irritability (783 causes), Impaired judgement, Depression (629 causes), Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Autism

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    Medical News summaries about Isolation

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