Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Muscle Weakness (generalized) and Losing Too Much Weight 155 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 155 conditions that can cause Muscle Weakness (generalized) and Losing Too Much Weight.

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There are 11 common conditions that can cause Muscle Weakness (generalized) and Losing Too Much Weight.
  1. Bacterial Gastroenteritis
  2. COPD
  3. Diabetes
  4. Emphysema
  5. Food Poisoning
  6. Gastritis
  7. Gastroenteritis
  8. Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  9. Major Depression
  10. Type 2 Diabetes
  11. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 19 somewhat common conditions that can cause Muscle Weakness (generalized) and Losing Too Much Weight.
  1. Alcoholic Hepatitis
  2. Bipolar Disorder
  3. Campylobacter Enteritis
  4. Domestic Abuse
  5. Drug Side Effect
  6. Dysthymia
  7. Endemic Goiter
  8. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  9. Giardia Infection
  10. Grave's Disease
  11. Hepatitis A
  12. Hepatitis B
  13. Hepatitis
  14. Hyperthyroidism
  15. Kidney Disease
  16. Malabsorption
  17. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  18. Staph Infections
  19. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 25 uncommon conditions that can cause Muscle Weakness (generalized) and Losing Too Much Weight.
  1. Actinomycosis
  2. AIDS
  3. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  4. Anorexia Nervosa
  5. Bacterial Endocarditis
  6. Celiac Sprue
  7. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  8. Cirrhosis
  9. Crohn's Disease
  10. Cytomegalovirus Intestinal Infection
  11. Esophageal Ulcers
  12. Esophageal Varices
  13. Gestational Diabetes
  14. Hepatitis C
  15. Lead Poisoning
  16. Megaloblastic Anemia
  17. Mitral Regurgitation
  18. Pernicious Anemia
  19. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  20. Postpartum Depression
  21. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  22. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  23. Type 1 Diabetes
  24. Uterine Tumor
  25. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 100 rare conditions that can cause Muscle Weakness (generalized) and Losing Too Much Weight.
  1. Abetalipoproteinemia
  2. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  3. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  4. Addison's Disease
  5. Adenocarcinoma of the Bronchus
  6. Amebic Dysentery
  7. Amyloidosis
  8. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  9. Anal Cancer
  10. Asbestosis
  11. Atrial Myxoma
  12. Atypical Mycobacterial Infection
  13. Babesiosis
  14. Beriberi
  15. Bladder Cancer
  16. Blastomycosis
  17. Bronchiectasis
  18. Brucellosis
  19. Burkitt Lymphoma
  20. Cervical Cancer
  21. Cholangitis
  22. Cholera
  23. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  24. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  25. Coccidioidomycosis
  26. Colorectal Cancer
  27. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  28. Dermatomyositis
  29. Diabetes Insipidus
  30. Discoid Lupus
  31. Drug Induced Lupus
  32. End Stage Renal Disease
  33. Eosinophilic Pneumonia
  34. Esophageal Cancer
  35. Ewing's Sarcoma
  36. Extraintestinal Amebiasis
  37. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  38. Felty's Syndrome
  39. Gallbladder Cancer
  40. Gardner's Syndrome
  41. Gastric Carcinoma
  42. Hairy Cell Leukemia
  43. Hepatitis D
  44. Hepatitis E
  45. Hodgkin's Disease
  46. Hyperpituitarism
  47. Hypopituitarism
  48. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  49. Kwashiorkor
  50. Large Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  51. Laryngeal Cancer
  52. Leukemia
  53. Lung Cancer
  54. Lupus
  55. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  56. Lymphoma
  57. Medullary Cystic Disease
  58. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  59. Mesothelioma
  60. Multiple Myeloma
  61. Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  62. Neuroblastoma
  63. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  64. Norwalk Virus Infection
  65. Ovarian Cancer
  66. Pancreatic Cancer
  67. Periarteritis Nodosa
  68. Pituitary Adenoma
  69. Pneumocystis Pneumonia
  70. Polycythemia Vera
  71. Popcorn Workers Lung
  72. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  73. Prostate Cancer
  74. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  75. Pulmonary Actinomycosis
  76. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
  77. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  78. Sarcoidosis
  79. Scleroderma
  80. Silicosis
  81. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  82. Takayasu's Arteritis
  83. Tapeworm
  84. Testicular Cancer
  85. Throat Cancer
  86. Thyroid Cancer
  87. Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  88. Trichinosis
  89. Tropical Sprue
  90. Tuberculosis
  91. Typhoid Fever
  92. Ulcerative Colitis
  93. Uterine Cancer
  94. Volvulus
  95. Vulvar Cancer
  96. Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
  97. Wegener's Granulomatosis
  98. Wilms Tumor
  99. Wilson's Disease
  100. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Last Updated: Aug 31, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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