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Anal bleeding: The loss of blood per rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Anal bleeding, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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...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...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 can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the most common...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). A variety...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...read more »
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Anal bleeding. Of the 13 causes of Anal bleeding that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Anal bleeding' 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.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Anal bleeding, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Anal bleeding:
Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Stool color (387 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Rectum symptoms (88 causes)
Symptoms related to Anal bleeding:
Anal symptoms (466 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Piles (10 causes), Hemorrhoids (13 causes), Mass per rectum, Bloody stools (406 causes), Anal fissure (10 causes)
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