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Self-mutilation: Introduction

Self-mutilation: A condition which is characterized by self mutilation. See detailed information below for a list of 50 causes of Self-mutilation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Self-mutilation:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Self-mutilation

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Causes of Types of Self-mutilation:

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Self-mutilation: Symptom Checker

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

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Self-mutilation Treatments

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Stories from Users for Self-mutilation

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Self-mutilation: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Self-mutilation may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Self-mutilation

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Misdiagnosis and Self-mutilation

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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, more »

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

Self-mutilation: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Self-mutilation

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Self-mutilation: Related Rare Diseases

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Self-mutilation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Self-mutilation listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Self-mutilation as a symptom include:

Detailed list of causes of Self-mutilation

The list below shows some of the causes of Self-mutilation mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Self-mutilation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Self-mutilation. Of the 50 causes of Self-mutilation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Self-mutilation:

The following list of conditions have 'Self-mutilation' 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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What are the alternative names for Self-mutilation:

Self inflicted injury
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Self-mutilation:

Medical Conditions associated with Self-mutilation:

Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Suicidal symptoms (80 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Mood symptoms (763 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

Symptoms related to Self-mutilation:

Suicide (80 causes), Depression (629 causes), Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Self harm (18 causes), Learning disability (397 causes), Mental disturbance, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome, Munchausen syndrome, Congenital indifference to pain, Familial dysautonomia (2 causes), Epilepsy (132 causes), Bipolar disorder

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