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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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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 ...read more »
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