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Loss of memory

Loss of memory: Introduction

Loss of memory: The loss of ones ability to recall things from ones memory. See detailed information below for a list of 51 causes of Loss of memory, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Loss of memory:

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

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Loss of memory: Symptom Checker

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

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Medications or substances causing Loss of memory:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Loss of memory 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.

Loss of memory: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Loss of memory

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Misdiagnosis and Loss of memory

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss 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, it can more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is more »

Loss of memory: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Loss of memory: Related Rare Diseases

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Loss of memory: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Loss of memory

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How Common are these Causes of Loss of memory?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Loss of memory. Of the 51 causes of Loss of memory that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Loss of memory:

The following list of conditions have 'Loss of memory' 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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Causes of Loss of memory Based on Risk Factors

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

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Loss of memory:

    Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer's-like symptoms (32 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Loss of memory:

    Forgetfulness (342 causes), Alzheimer-like symptoms, Memory symptoms (523 causes), Korsakoff's syndrome, Thiamine deficiency, Chronic alcohol abuse, Persistent vomiting, Intestinal obstruction (98 causes), Malabsorption (219 causes), Puerperal sepsis, Metastatic carcinoma, Transient global amnesia, Head injury (3 causes)

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