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Rectal swelling

Rectal swelling: Introduction

Rectal swelling: Usually occurs due to infection of the rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Rectal swelling, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rectal swelling:

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

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Causes of Types of Rectal swelling:

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Rectal swelling: Symptom Checker

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Rectal swelling: Animations

Rectal swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Rectal swelling: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Rectal swelling

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be...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...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...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 »

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 »

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 »

Rectal swelling: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Rectal swelling: Related Rare Diseases

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Rectal swelling: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Rectal swelling

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

How Common are these Causes of Rectal swelling?

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 swelling. Of the 7 causes of Rectal swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rectal swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Rectal swelling' 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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Classifications of Rectal swelling:

Subtypes of Rectal swelling:

Rectal mass (55 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Rectal swelling:

Anal symptoms (466 causes), Anal swelling (17 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

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