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Separated Rectus Abdominal Muscles

Separated Rectus Abdominal Muscles: Introduction

A separation of the two parallel abdominal muscles (rectus abdominis) that run down the front of the abdomen on either side of the belly button. This separation is a normal occurrence in most pregnancy as it allows the abdomen to accommodate the growing baby. The degree to which the separation corrects itself following the birth varies from woman to woman. Certain exercises can help the abdominal muscles return to normal. ...more »

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Causes of Separated Rectus Abdominal Muscles

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Separated Rectus Abdominal Muscles: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Separated Rectus Abdominal Muscles

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...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...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...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an...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 (see symptoms of celiac disease)....read more »

Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is linked to adverse fetal outcomes. See ...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 bowel syndrome...read more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other...read more »

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Prognosis for Separated Rectus Abdominal Muscles

Prognosis for Separated Rectus Abdominal Muscles: Good usually, occasionally problems from weakened abdomin.

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