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Changes in bowel habits

Changes in bowel habits: Introduction

Changes in bowel habits: Changes in bowel habits includes any alteration of an individual's pattern of stool elimination, such as a change in frequency or texture. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Changes in bowel habits, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Medications or substances causing Changes in bowel habits:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Changes in bowel habits as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Changes in bowel habits: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Changes in bowel habits

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Misdiagnosis and Changes in bowel habits

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed...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...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. This...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"...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 »

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...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 cancer, ...read more »

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Changes in bowel habits: Related Rare Diseases

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Changes in bowel habits: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Changes in bowel habits

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How Common are these Causes of Changes in bowel habits?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Changes in bowel habits. Of the 6 causes of Changes in bowel habits that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Changes in bowel habits:

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Medical Conditions associated with Changes in bowel habits:

Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)

Symptoms related to Changes in bowel habits:

Bowel movement symptoms, Diarrhea (2312 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Fecal straining (21 causes), Diahorrea, Vomiting (2819 causes), Nausea (2564 causes), Blood in stools (406 causes), Pyuria (54 causes), Microscopic hematuria (27 causes), Steatosis, Colorectal cancer, Inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes)

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