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Rectal lump: Lump in the inner rectum or rectal region. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Rectal lump, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Rectal lump. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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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...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 "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads...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...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 with fatal effect)....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...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, ...read more »
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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 lump. Of the 18 causes of Rectal lump that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Rectal lump' 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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Rectal lump, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Subtypes of Rectal lump:
Anal lump (18 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Rectal lump:
Anal swelling (17 causes), Anal lump (18 causes), Lump (342 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
Symptoms related to Rectal lump:
Rectal pain (27 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Rectal itch (8 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Prostate condition, Hemorrhoids (13 causes), Skin tags, Rectal abscess, Genital wart (4 causes), Benign rectal tumor, Rectal cancer, Anal lump (18 causes)
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