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Familial rectal pain

Familial rectal pain: Introduction

Familial rectal pain: An inherited severe pain syndrome involving very short but severe episodes of pain in the eyes, rectum or under the jaw. Triggers for episodes include sudden falls, sexual encounters, eating, crying, yawning, vivid dreams and fights. Defecation is the main trigger in infants and younger children. The eye and jaw pain is more common in older children and adults. Patients vary with respect to the number of locations involved. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial rectal pain is available below.

Symptoms of Familial rectal pain

  • Severe rectal pain after defecation
  • Constipation due to withholding for fear of pain
  • Nonepileptic tonic seizures
  • Flushing - usually only involves half of the body
  • Eye pain - in older children and adults
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Familial rectal pain

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Causes of Familial rectal pain

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Familial rectal pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Familial rectal pain

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 over-diagnosed, 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 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, 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 over-diagnosed ( more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes 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 more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms 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 more »

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Familial rectal pain: Rare Types

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Definitions of Familial rectal pain:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Familial rectal pain as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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