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Symptoms of Inflammatory bowel disease

Symptoms of Inflammatory bowel disease: Introduction

The symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease can mimic other conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, diverticulosis or gastroenteritis. Symptoms can run the gamut from mild to severe. They also vary between individuals and the specific types of inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Symptoms can include abdominal pain and cramps, recurring bouts of diarrhea that may have blood or pus in it, bloody stool, weight loss, poor appetite, fatigue, dehydration, and fever.

Inflammatory bowel disease can lead to serious, even life-threatening complications, such as peritonitis, shock, rectal bleeding, anemia, deteriorating bowel function, bowel obstruction, fistulas, malnutrition and problems with growth in children. It can also increase the risk of getting colorectal cancer....more about Inflammatory bowel disease »

Symptoms of Inflammatory bowel disease

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Inflammatory bowel disease includes the 10 symptoms listed below:

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Inflammatory bowel disease: Symptom Checkers

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Inflammatory bowel disease: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

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Inflammatory bowel disease: Complications

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Inflammatory bowel disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Inflammatory bowel disease?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Inflammatory bowel disease includes:

  • Intestinal bacterial infection
  • Gastrointestinal tuberculosis
  • Viral intestinal infection
  • Rotavirus
  • Fungal intestinal infection
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Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

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Inflammatory bowel disease: Onset and Incubation

Onset of Inflammatory bowel disease: Onset is usually between the ages of 15 and 30 but can occur at just about any age.

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Inflammatory bowel disease. This signs and symptoms information for Inflammatory bowel disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Inflammatory bowel disease signs or Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Inflammatory bowel disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms.


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