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Blood streaked diarrhea: Blood streaked diarrhea is loose or watery stool that occurs more frequently than usual and contains streaks of blood. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Blood streaked diarrhea, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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"...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" bacteria in the gut....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...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Blood streaked diarrhea:
Bleeding symptoms (1783 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)
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