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Mood swings

Mood swings: Introduction

Mood swings: Excessive and exaggerated alterations in mood. See detailed information below for a list of 62 causes of Mood swings, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Mood swings:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Mood swings

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Causes of Types of Mood swings:

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Mood swings: Symptom Checker

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

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Mood swings Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Mood swings

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Stories from Users for Mood swings

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Medications or substances causing Mood swings:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Mood swings 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.

Mood swings: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Mood swings

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Mood swings: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Mood swings

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 of different severities. Diseases in this group include more »

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 more »

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 or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less 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 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, and indeed the condition has usually more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their physician, rather than 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 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 of depression or more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders may worsen the depression. See more »

Mood swings: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Mood swings

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Mood swings: Related Rare Diseases

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

Mood swings: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Mood swings:

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

Detailed list of causes of Mood swings

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

How Common are these Causes of Mood swings?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Mood swings. Of the 62 causes of Mood swings that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 57 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mood swings:

The following list of conditions have 'Mood swings' 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: Mood swings:

The following list of medical conditions have Mood swings 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 Mood swings Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Mood swings 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 Mood swings?

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

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

    Classifications of Mood swings:

    Medical Conditions associated with Mood swings:

    Moodiness (133 causes), Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Mood symptoms (763 causes)

    Symptoms related to Mood swings:

    Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Mania (102 causes), Euphoria (78 causes), Bipolar syndrome, Menopause (18 causes), Lack of sleep (12 causes), Sleep apnea (36 causes), Depression (629 causes), Stress, Anxiety (895 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Bipolar disorder, Alcohol, Medication side effects, Hypoglycaemia, Premenstrual syndrome (17 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Mood swings

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Mood swings

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