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Stomach swelling

Stomach swelling: Introduction

Stomach swelling: Swelling of the stomach occurs usually due to any inflammatory lesion of the digestive tract. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Stomach swelling, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Stomach swelling:

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

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Misdiagnosis and Stomach swelling

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 other...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...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 to " digestive...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 ...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, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, or GERD....read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Stomach swelling

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How Common are these Causes of Stomach 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 Stomach swelling. Of the 5 causes of Stomach swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 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: Stomach swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Stomach 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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Subtypes of Stomach swelling:

Protruding abdomen (56 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Stomach swelling:

Abdominal swelling (499 causes), Stomach symptoms (3217 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

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