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Pale colored stools

Pale colored stools: Introduction

Pale colored stools: Pale colored stools refers to a condition in which feces are unusually light in color or colorless. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Pale colored stools, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pale colored stools:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Pale colored stools

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Pale colored stools: Symptom Checker

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Pale colored stools Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Pale colored stools may include:

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Pale colored stools: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pale colored stools may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Misdiagnosis and Pale colored stools

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,...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 digestion,...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...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 ...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...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). A variety of other ...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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Pale colored stools: Related Rare Diseases

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Pale colored stools: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Pale colored stools

The list below shows some of the causes of Pale colored stools mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pale colored stools?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pale colored stools. Of the 9 causes of Pale colored stools that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pale colored stools:

The following list of conditions have 'Pale colored stools' 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 Pale colored stools Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pale colored stools based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Pale colored stools:

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

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