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Absent abdominal reflexes: the abdominal reflex includes contraction of abdominal muscles in the quadrant of the abdomen that is stimulated by scraping the skin tangential to or toward the umbilicus. This contraction can often be seen as a brisk motion of the umbilicus toward the quadrant that is stimulated, it is absent in ceratin conditions. See detailed information below for a list of 26 causes of Absent abdominal reflexes, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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...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.e....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 ...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Absent abdominal reflexes:
Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Reflex symptoms (469 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Autonomic nerve symptoms (345 causes), Tendon symptoms (412 causes)
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