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Unintentional weight loss

Unintentional weight loss: Introduction

Unintentional weight loss: Unintentional weight loss refers to an inadvertent decrease in body weight. See detailed information below for a list of 47 causes of Unintentional weight loss, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Unintentional weight loss:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Unintentional weight loss

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Unintentional weight loss: Symptom Checker

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

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Unintentional weight loss Treatments

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Unintentional weight loss: Animations

Unintentional weight loss: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Unintentional weight loss may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Unintentional weight loss: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Unintentional weight loss

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: obesity, more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of the more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or associated medical conditions that further more »

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Detailed list of causes of Unintentional weight loss

The list below shows some of the causes of Unintentional weight loss mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Unintentional weight loss?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Unintentional weight loss. Of the 47 causes of Unintentional weight loss that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Unintentional weight loss:

The following list of conditions have 'Unintentional weight loss' 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 Unintentional weight loss Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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