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Poor memory

Poor memory: Introduction

Poor memory: The occurrence of poor memory in an individual. See detailed information below for a list of 25 causes of Poor memory, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Poor memory: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Poor memory:

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

Poor memory: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Poor memory

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Poor memory: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Poor memory

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume 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 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 are 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 more »

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

Poor memory: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Poor memory: Related Rare Diseases

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Poor memory: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Poor memory

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

How Common are these Causes of Poor 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 Poor memory. Of the 25 causes of Poor memory 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
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 21 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Poor memory:

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

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Poor memory:

    Medical Conditions associated with Poor 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 Poor memory:

    Forgetfulness (342 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Alzheimer's like symptoms (32 causes), Breathing-related sleep disorder, Classic childhood ALD, Depressive episode, Lyme disease, Macrocytosis, Postpartum hypothyroidism

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