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Chronic secretory diarrhea

Chronic secretory diarrhea: Introduction

Chronic secretory diarrhea: Secretory diarrhea means that there is an increase in the active secretion, or there is an inhibition of absorption. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic secretory diarrhea is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic secretory diarrhea

Treatments for Chronic secretory diarrhea

  • Diet restriction such as limiting milk has no effect on the duration of diarrhea. Medicines such loperamide (Imodium) and bismuth subsalicylate (as found in Pepto Bismol and Kaopectate) may be beneficial however are contraindicated in certain situations
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Chronic secretory diarrhea: Complications

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Causes of Chronic secretory diarrhea

  • Enterotoxins
  • Circulating secretagogues (VIP, calcitonin, prostaglandins, serotonin)
  • Increased hydrostatic pressure and tissue pressure
  • Gastric hypersecretion (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome)
  • Pancreatic hypersecretion
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Chronic secretory diarrhea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chronic secretory diarrhea

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning) more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

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More information about Chronic secretory diarrhea

  1. Chronic secretory diarrhea: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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