Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Rectal distension

Rectal distension: Introduction

Rectal distension: feeling of fullness of the rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Rectal distension, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

» Review Causes of Rectal distension: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Home Diagnostic Testing and Rectal distension

Home medical tests possibly related to Rectal distension:

Rectal distension: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Rectal distension, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

Rectal distension Treatments

Review further information on Rectal distension Treatments.

Rectal distension: Animations

Rectal distension: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Rectal distension may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:

Causes of Similar Symptoms to Rectal distension

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Rectal distension:

Rectal distension: Deaths

Read more about causes and Rectal distension deaths.

Misdiagnosis and Rectal distension

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...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, and...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...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...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...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...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...read more »

Rectal distension: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Rectal distension

Research extensive quality ratings and patient safety measures for hospitals, clinics and medical facilities in health specialties related to Rectal distension:

Rectal distension: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Rectal distension: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Detailed list of causes of Rectal distension

The list below shows some of the causes of Rectal distension mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Rectal distension?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Rectal distension. Of the 11 causes of Rectal distension that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rectal distension:

The following list of conditions have 'Rectal distension' 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.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Rectal distension or choose View All.

Join in at the forums

Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.

Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.

See a list of all the medical forums

Causes of Rectal distension Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Rectal distension:

    Medical Conditions associated with Rectal distension:

    Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Rectal distension:

    Chemotherapy, Hemorrhoids (13 causes), Hirschsprung disease (17 causes), Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Radiation, Rectal abscess, Rectal polyps, Rectal tumours, Skin tags, Veneral warts

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rectal distension

    Medical research papers related to Rectal distension include:

    Research More Evidence-Based Medicine at TripDatabase.com

    More Ways To Research Medical Signs and Symptoms:

  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise