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Regression: Introduction

Regression: Reverting to child-like behavior. See detailed information below for a list of 32 causes of Regression, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Regression:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Regression

Home medical tests possibly related to Regression:

Regression: Symptom Checker

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

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Regression Treatments

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Stories from Users for Regression

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Message Boards for Regression

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

Diagnostic tests for Regression:

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

  • Physical examination
    • A careful physical examination must be performed to exclude any acute or chronic illness
    • Neurological examination to look for focal neurological signs and papilledema
  • Urine tests
    • Urine drug screen
  • Mental state examination - including appearance, behavior, rate and continuity of speech, mood, affect, thought content, evidence of any hallucinations or abnormal beliefs, orientation to time, place and person, attention and concentration, short-term memory, insight and judgement. This will help detect psychiatric disorders that may be associated with regression of behavior.
  • Denver developmental screening test in children - compares all aspects of a child's development with a population of normal children at the same age.
  • more tests...»

Regression: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Regression

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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: Regression. 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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Regression: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Regression

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 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, 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 been more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to 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 more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see more »

Regression: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Regression

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Regression: Related Rare Diseases

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Regression: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Regression:

Detailed list of causes of Regression

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

How Common are these Causes of Regression?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Regression. Of the 32 causes of Regression that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Regression:

The following list of conditions have 'Regression' 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 Regression Based on Risk Factors

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

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

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

    Classifications of Regression:

    Medical Conditions associated with Regression:

    Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Behaivoral symptoms (4608 causes), Cognitive impairment (3664 causes)

    Symptoms related to Regression:

    Developmental delay, Delusions (176 causes), Delirium (381 causes), Emotional disorders, Psychological disorders, Stress, Depression (629 causes), Depressive disorders, Emotional withdrawal

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