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Infectious diarrhea: Infectious diarrhea is frequent, loose, watery bowel movements that are caused by an infection. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Infectious diarrhea, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Infectious diarrhea as a symptom.
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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 other causes that are...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...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 diarrhea...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...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...read more »
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The list below shows some of the causes of Infectious diarrhea mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Infectious diarrhea. Of the 7 causes of Infectious diarrhea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Infectious 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Infectious diarrhea based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Infectious diarrhea:
Diarrhea (2312 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Bowel incontinence (2114 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel movements (2383 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), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes)
Symptoms related to Infectious diarrhea:
Diarrhea (2312 causes), Gastroenteritis (35 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes), Anal discharge, Gastrointestinal virus, Watery diarrhea, Headache (2433 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Abdominal cramps (345 causes)
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