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IBS-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of IBS-like symptoms, Symptom Checker, 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...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 that aid...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...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...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...read more »
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Subtypes of IBS-like symptoms:
Acute ibs-like abdominal pain (12 causes), Acute ibs-like diarrhea (13 causes), Acute ibs-like symptoms (19 causes), Arthralgia similar to that in Inflammatory bowel disease (21 causes), Arthropathies similar to that in inflammatory bowel disease (11 causes), Chronic ibs-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Chronic ibs-like diarrhea (13 causes), Chronic ibs-like symptoms (27 causes), Constant Lower abdominal pain similar to inflammatory bowel disease (19 causes), Erythema nodosum as seen in inflammatory bowel disease (14 causes), IBS-like diarrhea (23 causes), Intermittent ibs-like abdominal pain (9 causes), Intermittent ibs-like diarrhea (8 causes), Intermittent ibs-like symptoms (17 causes), Mild ibs-like abdominal pain (9 causes), Mild ibs-like diarrhea (10 causes), Mild ibs-like symptoms (15 causes), Recurring ibs-like abdominal pain (10 causes), Recurring ibs-like diarrhea (14 causes), Recurring ibs-like symptoms (27 causes), Severe ibs-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Severe ibs-like diarrhoea (23 causes), Severe ibs-like symptoms (27 causes), Ibd-like symptoms (27 causes), Recurring ibd-like abdominal pain (13 causes), Severe ibd-like symptoms (27 causes), Acute ibd-like symptoms (11 causes), Severe ibd-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Acute ibd-like abdominal pain (14 causes), Chronic ibd-like symptoms (27 causes), Chronic ibd-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Intermittent ibd-like symptoms (12 causes), Intermittent ibd-like abdominal pain (13 causes), Recurring ibd-like diarrhea (13 causes), IBD-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Mild ibd-like symptoms (13 causes), Mild ibd-like abdominal pain (13 causes), Severe ibd-like diarrhea (23 causes), Acute ibd-like diarrhea (12 causes), Chronic ibd-like diarrhea (16 causes), Abdominal pain similar to Inflammatory bowel disease (19 causes), Intermittent ibd-like diarrhea (14 causes), Mild ibd-like diarrhea (13 causes), Recurring ibd-like symptoms (18 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with IBS-like symptoms:
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), IBD-like symptoms (27 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes)
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