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I'm 35, male, having constant short term memory loss. Multiple times per day, I can't remember words or why I entered a room. Any ideas?
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Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Doctor
You should go see a doctor to see if there is any treatable cause for your memory problems.

In brief: Doctor
You should go see a doctor to see if there is any treatable cause for your memory problems.
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Dr. Divyansu Patel
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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Many possibilities
Medication side-effect (tranquilizers, high-dose antihistamines, etc).
Chronic alcoholism. Head injury/concussion. Thyroid disorder. Vitamin B12 deficiency. Actually, there's a long list. You should be evaluated in person by a doctor. Helpful webpage to get you started: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003257.Htm.

In brief: Many possibilities
Medication side-effect (tranquilizers, high-dose antihistamines, etc).
Chronic alcoholism. Head injury/concussion. Thyroid disorder. Vitamin B12 deficiency. Actually, there's a long list. You should be evaluated in person by a doctor. Helpful webpage to get you started: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003257.Htm.
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Dr. Steven Reidbord
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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Complicated situation, but the most likely culprits remain medications/drugs. Valium (especially) and Percocet can both impair memory. Good luck.
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