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Abnormal stool appearance

Abnormal stool appearance: Introduction

Abnormal stool appearance: Abnormal stool appearance refers to a bowel movement that looks bloody, too loose, too hard, has an unusual color or has any other atypical appearance. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Abnormal stool appearance, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Abnormal stool appearance:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Abnormal stool appearance. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Abnormal stool appearance: Symptom Checker

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Abnormal stool appearance: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Abnormal stool appearance

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, whereas other causes that are less...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 variety...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"...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 infectious diarrheal illness (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...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...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, or GERD....read more »

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Abnormal stool appearance: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Abnormal stool appearance

The list below shows some of the causes of Abnormal stool appearance mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Abnormal stool appearance?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Abnormal stool appearance. Of the 15 causes of Abnormal stool appearance that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 9 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Abnormal stool appearance:

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