Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.


Malaise: Introduction

Malaise: General feelings of discomfort or being ill-at-ease. See detailed information below for a list of 468 causes of Malaise, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

» Review Causes of Malaise: Causes | Symptom Checker » | Assessment Questionnaire »

Causes of Malaise:

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

» Review Causes of Malaise: Causes | Symptom Checker » | Assessment Questionnaire »

Home Diagnostic Testing and Malaise

Home medical tests possibly related to Malaise:

Causes of Types of Malaise:

Review the causes of these more specific types of Malaise:

Review causes of more specific types of Malaise:

Malaise: Symptom Checker

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

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

Malaise Treatments

Review further information on Malaise Treatments.

Stories from Users for Malaise

Real-life user stories relating to Malaise:

Message Boards for Malaise

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

Diagnostic tests for Malaise:

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

  • (should be selected judiciously)
  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure taken when lying down and again after rapidly arising to standing position ( looking for postural hypotension of Addison's disease)
    • Feel lymph nodes for enlargement
    • Abdominal examination looking for an enlarged liver or spleen
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Malaise:

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

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

Malaise: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Causes of Similar Symptoms to Malaise

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Malaise:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Malaise. 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.

See Malaise Assessment Questionnaire (34 listings)

Malaise: Deaths

Read more about causes and Malaise deaths.

Misdiagnosis and Malaise

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety more »

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders). For example, fatigue, headache, weight gain, diabetes-like symptoms, and various more »

Malaise: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Malaise:

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

  • General constitution

Detailed list of causes of Malaise

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

How Common are these Causes of Malaise?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Malaise. Of the 468 causes of Malaise that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 11 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 29 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 436 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Malaise:

The following list of conditions have 'Malaise' 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.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Malaise or choose View All.

View All A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


























Join in at the forums

Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.

Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.

See a list of all the medical forums

Causes of Malaise Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Malaise 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 Malaise?

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

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

    Classifications of Malaise:

    Subtypes of Malaise:

    General discomfort (5 causes), Feeling under the weather (9 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Malaise:

    Fatigue (3235 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Muscle weakness (4300 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Fatigue symptoms (3235 causes), Energy symptoms (3108 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Weakness (3752 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Malaise:

    Fatigue (3235 causes), Prostration (65 causes), Listlessness (33 causes), Stupor (98 causes), Aches (904 causes), Tiredness (669 causes), Sleepiness (1139 causes), Drowsiness (1139 causes), Weakness (3752 causes), Stress, Emotional problems (2080 causes), Depression (629 causes), Depressive disorders, Poor diet, Inadequate sleep, Illness (5751 causes), Virus, Chronic sinusitis (28 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Medical News summaries about Malaise

    Our news pages contain the following medical news summaries about Malaise and many other medical conditions:

    More Ways To Research Medical Signs and Symptoms:


    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise