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Bloody diarrhea: Diarrhea with blood in stool. See detailed information below for a list of 75 causes of Bloody diarrhea, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Bloody diarrhea. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend to have ...read more »
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 known...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...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...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...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...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...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 Bloody diarrhea. Of the 75 causes of Bloody diarrhea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Bloody diarrhea' 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 Bloody diarrhea, 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 Bloody diarrhea:
Diarrhea (2312 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Bowel incontinence (2114 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Stool color (387 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes), Rectum symptoms (88 causes)
Symptoms related to Bloody diarrhea:
Diarrhea (2312 causes), Severe diarrhea (26 causes), Blood in stool (406 causes), Red stool, Blood in urine (389 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Anal bleeding (13 causes), Gastroenteritis (35 causes), Regional enteritis, Colitis, Acute digestive infection, Chronic digestive infection
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