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Premature aging

Premature aging: Introduction

Premature aging: Early appearance of the signs of aging before old age. See detailed information below for a list of 26 causes of Premature aging, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Premature aging:

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

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Causes of Types of Premature aging:

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Premature aging: Symptom Checker

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

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Premature aging Treatments

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Stories from Users for Premature aging

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Diagnostic tests for Premature aging:

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

Premature aging: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Premature aging

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

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

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Misdiagnosis and Premature aging

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 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, more »

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

Premature aging: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Premature aging

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Premature aging: Related Rare Diseases

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Premature aging: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Premature aging listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Premature aging as a symptom include:

Definitions of Premature aging:

Changes in the organism associated with senescence, occurring at an accelerated rate.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Changes in the organism associated with senescence, occurring at an accelerated rate.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Premature aging

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

How Common are these Causes of Premature aging?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Premature aging. Of the 26 causes of Premature aging that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 24 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Premature aging:

The following list of conditions have 'Premature aging' 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: Premature aging:

The following list of medical conditions have Premature aging 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Premature aging?

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

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

What are the alternative names for Premature aging:

- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Premature aging:

Medical Conditions associated with Premature aging:

Body symptoms (5672 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

Symptoms related to Premature aging:

Thick skin, Balding (517 causes), Wrinkles, Acrogeria, Cockayne syndrome, De Barsy syndrome, Geroderma osteodysplastica, Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, Lison syndrome, Werner's syndrome, Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch syndrome, Xylosylprotein 4-beta-galactosyltransferase deficiency

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Premature aging

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