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Rectal bleeding in children: Rectal bleeding in children refers to bleeding that occurs from a child's rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 44 causes of Rectal bleeding in children, 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...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...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 (it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure...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 chronic...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Rectal bleeding in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)
Symptoms related to Rectal bleeding in children:
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, Familial polyposis, Gardner syndrome, Anal fissure (10 causes), Milk protein allergy in breast-fed infant, Proctitis (21 causes), Meckel's diverticulum, Vascular anomalies of the small intestine or colon, Intestinal hemangioma, Intestinal arteriovenous malformation
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