See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Acute diarrhea in children: Acute diarrhea in children is a condition in which there is a sudden onset of loose, runny, or watery stools or bowel movements in children. See detailed information below for a list of 35 causes of Acute diarrhea in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
Home medical tests possibly related to Acute diarrhea in children:
Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Acute diarrhea in children, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Review further information on Acute diarrhea in children Treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Acute diarrhea in children may include these symptoms:
Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:
Research the causes of this symptom in broader categories:
Research the causes of broader types of this symptom:
Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:
Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Acute diarrhea in children:
Read more about causes and Acute diarrhea in children deaths.
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal...read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be...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 of "good" bacteria...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...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...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...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too...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 ...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:
Research extensive quality ratings and patient safety measures for hospitals, clinics and medical facilities in health specialties related to Acute diarrhea in children:
Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:
Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list below shows some of the causes of Acute diarrhea in children mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Acute diarrhea in children. Of the 35 causes of Acute diarrhea in children that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Acute diarrhea in children' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Acute diarrhea in children or choose View All.
Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.
Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.
This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Acute diarrhea in children based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Acute diarrhea in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes)
Symptoms related to Acute diarrhea in children:
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
These general medical articles may be of interest:
Medical research papers related to Acute diarrhea in children include:
Search Specialists by State and City