Symptom: Body symptoms


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Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
Introduction: The full body can give symptom information for various conditions. Symptoms such as weight loss, weight gain, or poor growth can all be indicators of serious illness. Overall body size symptoms such as tallness or short stature can be indicators of various medical conditions. Any body change or abnormality needs prompt professional medical advice for medical investigation and diagnosis.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Body symptoms:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Body symptoms (150 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Body symptoms (23 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Body symptoms: weight symptoms (132), weight gain (29), weight loss (120), short stature (13), tallness (8)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Body symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Body symptoms' 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.

    A

  • Achondroplasia ... short legs, short arms, small body size
  • Actinymycosis ... weight loss
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis ... weight loss
  • Addison's Disease ... weight loss
  • Alcoholism ... weight loss
  • Alveolar Hydatid Disease ... weight loss
  • Amebic dysentery ... weight loss
  • Amphetamines ... weight loss
  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome ... normal female body shape, female body type, tallness
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ... weight loss
  • Anorexia ... Abusing other weight control methods, weight loss
  • Anorexia Nervosa ... Abusing other weight control methods, diuretic abuse, weight loss, low body weight, fear of gaining weight, repeatedly checking weight, denial of low body weight, obsession with weight, Weight changes
  • Arthritis ... weight loss
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... weight gain, unexplained weight loss
  • Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease ... small stature

    B

  • Bipolar disorder ... weight loss, weight gain
  • Bladder Cancer ... weight loss
  • Blastocystis hominis ... weight loss
  • Brainerd diarrhea ... slight weight loss
  • Bulimia nervosa ... normal weight, fear of gaining weight, obsession with weight, diuretics abuse

    C

  • Cancer ... Unexplained weight loss, Unexplained weight gain
  • Celiac Disease ... Inadequate nutrition symptoms, weight loss, failure to thrive (infants)
  • Chronic Pancreatitis ... weight loss
  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... Weight loss
  • Classic galactosemia ... poor weight gain, failure to thrive
  • Coffin-Lowry syndrome ... short stature
  • Colorectal cancer ... Weight loss
  • Colorectal Polyps ... weight loss
  • Congestive Heart Failure ... weight gain
  • Connective tissue disorders ... tallness, shortness
  • Constipation ... weight loss
  • Crohn's disease ... weight loss
  • Cushing's syndrome ... extreme weight gain
  • Cyclosporiasis ... substantial loss of weight
  • Cystic Fibrosis ... weight loss, failure to thrive

    D

  • Depression ... weight loss, weight gain
  • Depressive disorders ... weight loss, weight gain
  • Dermatomyositis ... weight loss
  • Diabetes ... Weight loss, Weight gain
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis ... Weight loss
  • Dientamoeba fragilis ... weight loss
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy ... abnormal weight gain
  • Disordered Eating ... restrictive dieting, diet pills
  • Dwarfism ... short legs, short bones, short stature, short arms, failure to thrive
  • Dysthymia ... weight loss, weight gain

    E

  • Eating Disorder not Otherwise Specified (ENDOS) ... anorexia-like behavior but with normal weight
  • Eating disorders ... Weight loss, Weight gain
  • Eclampsia ... weight gain
  • Empty Sella Syndrome ... short stature
  • Esophageal stricture ... weight loss
  • Esophagus Cancer ... Severe weight loss

    F

  • Failure To Thrive ... slow weight gain, weight loss

    G

  • Gastrinoma ... weight loss
  • Gastroparesis ... Weight loss
  • Gigantism ... excessive growth, tallness
  • Graves Disease ... Weight loss

    H

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... weight gain
  • Heart failure ... abnormal weight gain
  • Hepatoma ... weight loss
  • Hirschsprung's disease ... failure to thrive
  • HIV/AIDS ... slow weight gain, weight loss, weight loss, failure to thrive
  • Hodgkin's Disease ... weight loss, Unexplained weight loss
  • Hypercalcemia ... weight loss
  • Hyperthyroidism ... weight loss, weight gain, unexplained weight loss

    I

  • Ileitis ... weight loss
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... short stature, dwarfism
  • Infantile Refsum Disease ... failure to thrive
  • Irritable bowel syndrome ... Weight loss

    K

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome ... short stature
  • Kidney Cancer ... Weight loss
  • Klinefelter syndrome ... tallness
  • Krabbé Disease ... Prolonged weight loss

    L

  • Lassa fever ... weight loss
  • Leishmaniasis ... weight loss
  • Leukemia ... weight loss
  • Liver abscess ... weight loss
  • Liver cancer ... Weight loss
  • Lung cancer ... weight loss
  • Lupus ... weight loss
  • Lupus nephritis ... weight gain
  • Lymphoma ... weight loss

    M

  • Malabsorption ... weight loss, poor weight gain, failure to thrive
  • Marburg virus ... severe weight loss
  • Marfan syndrome ... tallness
  • Masculinisation ... weight gain
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome ... weight gain, increased rate of growth, acromegaly-like symptoms
  • Melioidosis ... weight loss
  • Menkes Disease ... failure to thrive
  • Menopause ... Weight gain
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis II ... short stature, dwarfing
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis IV ... severe dwarfing
  • Multiple Myeloma ... weight loss
  • Mycobacterium avium Complex ... weight loss
  • Myxedema ... weight gain

    N

  • Nephrotic syndrome ... weight loss
  • Neuroblastoma ... weight loss
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma ... Unexplained weight loss

    O

  • Osteoarthritis ... weight loss
  • Ovarian Cancer ... weight change, weight loss, weight gain

    P

  • Pancreatic cancer ... Weight loss
  • Pancreatitis ... weight loss
  • Pellagra ... weight loss
  • Pemphigus ... weight loss
  • Peptic Ulcer ... weight loss
  • Pernicious anemia ... weight loss
  • Pheochromocytoma ... weight loss
  • Pituitary Cancer ... abnormal growth, body changes
  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... weight loss
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome ... weight gain
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... weight loss
  • Postpartum depression ... weight loss, weight gain
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... weight gain
  • Psittacosis ... weight loss
  • Pyelonephritis ... weight loss
  • Pyloric stenosis ... weight loss

    Q

  • Q fever ... Weight loss

    R

  • Radiation sickness ... weight loss
  • Renal tuberculosis ... weight loss
  • Renal Tubular Acidosis ... small stature
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... weight loss
  • Rift Valley Fever ... extreme weight loss

    S

  • Sarcoidosis ... Weight loss
  • SCID ... failure to thrive
  • Scleroderma ... weight loss
  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... small stature, failure to thrive
  • Small Intestine Cancer ... weight loss
  • Soto's Syndrome ... tallness
  • Sprue ... weight loss
  • Stomach cancer ... weight loss
  • Strongyloidiasis ... weight loss

    T

  • Tapeworms ... weight loss
  • Temporal arteritis ... weight loss
  • Thyroid disorders ... weight gain, unexplained weight loss
  • Tourette Syndrome ... body twisting, body bending
  • Trigeminal neuralgia ... weight loss
  • Tuberculosis ... weight loss
  • Turner Syndrome ... short stature
  • Type 1 diabetes ... losing weight
  • Type 2 diabetes ... Weight loss, Weight gain

    U

  • Ulcerative colitis ... Weight loss
  • Underweight ... low body weight
  • Urinary tract infections ... slow weight gain, failure to thrive
  • Urinary tract infections (child) ... slow weight gain, failure to thrive

    W

  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... Weight loss
  • Whipple's Disease ... weight loss
  • Whipworm ... weight loss
  • Williams Syndrome ... slow weight gain
  • Wilms' tumor ... weight loss

    X

  • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia ... slow weight gain

    Z

  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome ... weight loss
    Conditions listing complications: Body symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Body symptoms' or similar listed as a 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.

    A

  • Achalasia ... weight loss
  • Amphetamines ... weight loss
  • Anorexia Nervosa ... weight loss
  • Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome ... Weight gain

    C

  • Celiac Disease ... Short stature
  • Crohn's disease ... Weight gain

    D

  • Disordered Eating ... weight loss, weight gain

    E

  • Eating disorders ... weight loss

    F

  • Failure To Thrive ... Short stature

    J

  • Jacobs syndrome ... tall stature

    M

  • Malabsorption ... failure to thrive
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome ... acromegaly

    O

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta ... dwarfism

    P

  • Pituitary Cancer ... acromegaly, dwarfism

    Q

  • Q fever ... Weight loss

    R

  • Reflux ... failure to thrive
  • Renal osteodystrophy ... short stature
  • Renal Tubular Acidosis ... small stature

    S

  • Short Bowel Syndrome ... weight loss
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... weight loss
  • Strongyloidiasis ... weight loss

    U

  • Ulcerative colitis ... weight loss

    W

  • Whooping Cough ... weight loss


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