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Colon swelling

Colon swelling: Introduction

Colon swelling: Colon swelling occurs due to inflammation of the layers of the colon usually due to infection or other autoimmune factors. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Colon swelling, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Colon swelling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Colon swelling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Colon swelling: Symptom Checker

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Colon swelling: Animations

Colon swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

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Colon swelling: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Colon swelling

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...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 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 to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious...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 ...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...read more »

Colon swelling: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Colon swelling: Related Rare Diseases

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Colon swelling: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Colon swelling

The list below shows some of the causes of Colon swelling mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Colon swelling?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Colon swelling. Of the 10 causes of Colon swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Colon swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Colon swelling' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Colon swelling:

Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Colon symptoms (15 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Intestine symptoms (4 causes)

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