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Involuntary defecation

Involuntary defecation: Introduction

Involuntary defecation: final act of digestion by which organisms eliminate solid, semisolid or liquid waste material (faeces) from the digestive tract via the anus. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Involuntary defecation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Involuntary defecation

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Involuntary defecation: Symptom Checker

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Involuntary defecation Treatments

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Involuntary defecation: Animations

Involuntary defecation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Involuntary defecation

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Involuntary defecation: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Involuntary defecation

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that...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 to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i...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...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...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...read more »

Involuntary defecation: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Involuntary defecation: Related Rare Diseases

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Involuntary defecation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Involuntary defecation

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How Common are these Causes of Involuntary defecation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Involuntary defecation. Of the 18 causes of Involuntary defecation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Involuntary defecation:

The following list of conditions have 'Involuntary defecation' 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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Causes of Involuntary defecation Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Involuntary defecation based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Involuntary defecation:

    Medical Conditions associated with Involuntary defecation:

    Incontinence symptoms (331 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes)

    Symptoms related to Involuntary defecation:

    Fecal incontinence (135 causes), Anal sphincter, Spinal cord injury (15 causes), Old age

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