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Obesity in children

Obesity in children: Introduction

Obesity in children: Obesity in children refers to a child who is overweight to a degree that it impacts health. See detailed information below for a list of 39 causes of Obesity in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Obesity in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Obesity in children

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that more »

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of the overlooked conditions may include hypertension, more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in more »

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Obesity in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Obesity in children

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How Common are these Causes of Obesity in children?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Obesity in children. Of the 39 causes of Obesity in children that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Obesity in children:

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Causes of Obesity in children Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Obesity in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Weight symptoms (2043 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Obesity in children:

    Exogenous obesity, Excessive eating (44 causes), Hypercortisolism, Cushing syndrome (6 causes), Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Pseudohypoparathyroidism, Primary hyperinsulinism, Weaver syndrome, Turner's syndrome, Ruvalcaba syndrome

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