Symptom: Thinness


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Thinness: Underweight and thin
Introduction: Being thin may simply be within the normal ranges for your genetic makeup. However, thinness can also indicate a variety of medical conditions, especially if it arises via weight loss. Any growth abnormality or unexplained weight loss needs careful professional medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Thinness:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Thinness (8 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Thinness (4 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Thinness (2 conditions)

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

    Symptoms related to Thinness: underweight (4), weight loss (120), poor growth (51)
    Thinness type of: Weight loss (120)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Thinness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Thinness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Thinness: The following list of conditions have 'Thinness' 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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  • Anorexia Nervosa ... believing too fat even when thin, thinness, emaciation

    E

  • Eating disorders ... Emaciation

    K

  • Klinefelter syndrome ... thinness

    M

  • Marfan syndrome ... thinness
    Conditions listing complications: Thinness: The following list of conditions have 'Thinness' 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

  • Anorexia Nervosa ... starvation

    E

  • Eating disorders ... starvation


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