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Encopresis

Encopresis: Introduction

Encopresis: Faecal incontinence by a child older than 4 years of age. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Encopresis is available below.

Symptoms of Encopresis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Encopresis?

Encopresis: Related Patient Stories

Encopresis: Deaths

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Encopresis: Complications

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Causes of Encopresis

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Encopresis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Encopresis

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or...read more »

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...read 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 intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good"...read 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). In fact, it's more likely to be an ...read 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 over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read 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 variety of symptoms ...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also...read 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 known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable...read more »

Encopresis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Encopresis

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Encopresis: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Encopresis

Encopresis: Animations

Research about Encopresis

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Clinical Trials for Encopresis

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Statistics for Encopresis

Encopresis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Encopresis:

Incontinence of feces not due to organic defect or illness. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Involuntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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