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Rectal mass

Rectal mass: Introduction

Rectal mass: A mass felt within the rectum on palpation. See detailed information below for a list of 55 causes of Rectal mass, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rectal mass:

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

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Rectal mass: Symptom Checker

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Rectal mass Treatments

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Rectal mass: Animations

Rectal mass: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Rectal mass

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Rectal mass: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Rectal mass

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may 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, 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 to " 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 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). One of more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz 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 more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the more »

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Rectal mass: Related Rare Diseases

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Rectal mass: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Rectal mass

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How Common are these Causes of Rectal mass?

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 mass. Of the 55 causes of Rectal mass that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rectal mass:

The following list of conditions have 'Rectal mass' 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 Rectal mass Based on Risk Factors

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

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

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Rectal mass?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Rectal mass, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Rectal mass:

    Medical Conditions associated with Rectal mass:

    Rectum symptoms (88 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Anal swelling (17 causes)

    Symptoms related to Rectal mass:

    Rectal pain (27 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Rectal itch (8 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Faecal matter, Haemorrhoids, Rectal Carcinoma, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Prostatic carcinoma, Rectal Prolapse (11 causes), Benign rectal neoplasm, Benign rectal polyps, Benign rectal leiomyoma, Malignant rectal carcinoma

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