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Causes of Trichotillomania:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Trichotillomania

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Trichotillomania: Symptom Checker

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Trichotillomania Treatments

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Trichotillomania: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Trichotillomania

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult more »

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 »

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 there are many other less 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 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 more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their physician, 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 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 of depression or symptoms more »

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

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Trichotillomania: Related Rare Diseases

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Trichotillomania: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Trichotillomania:

Compulsion to pull out one's hair.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

An irresistible urge to pull out your own hair
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Trichotillomania is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Trichotillomania, or a subtype of Trichotillomania, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Trichotillomania

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

How Common are these Causes of Trichotillomania?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Trichotillomania. Of the 5 causes of Trichotillomania that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Trichotillomania:

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Causes of Trichotillomania Based on Risk Factors

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

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Trichotillomania:

    Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes)

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