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Stool symptoms

Stool symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Stool symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Stool symptoms: Diarrhea, bloody stool, mucus stool, stool odor, stool color, constipation, hard stool, loose stool or other types.

Stool symptoms: Changes to stool such as diarrhea. See detailed information below for a list of 2508 causes of Stool symptoms, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Stool symptoms:

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Stool symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stool symptoms

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Stool symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Stool symptoms

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 ...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...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. ...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...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...read more »

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Stool symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Stool symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Stool symptoms:

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Detailed list of causes of Stool symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Stool symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Stool symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stool symptoms. Of the 2508 causes of Stool symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 16 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 34 causes are "common" diseases
  • 19 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 10 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 76 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2410 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stool symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Stool symptoms' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Stool symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Stool symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Stool symptoms Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Stool symptoms?

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

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

    Classifications of Stool symptoms:

    Subtypes of Stool symptoms:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Mucus stool (88 causes), Stool odor (69 causes), Stool color (387 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Hard stool (3 causes), Loose stool (219 causes), Watery stool (63 causes), Steatorrhea (34 causes), Green stool (10 causes), Melena (103 causes), Steatorrhoea (13 causes), Stools, clay-colored (8 causes), Changes in bowel habits (6 causes), Black stool (47 causes), Dark stool (50 causes), Foul-smelling stool (63 causes), Frequent stools (14 causes), Mucus in stool (60 causes), Pale stool (103 causes), Pus in stool (27 causes), Rubbery, orange precipitate in stool, White stool (93 causes), Yellow stool (87 causes), Acute diarrhoea (41 causes), Bloody diarrhea (75 causes), Chronic diarrhoea (37 causes), Malabsorption diarrhoea (16 causes), Persistent diarrhea (71 causes), Severe diarrhea (26 causes), Travellers diarrhoea (6 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), chronic diarrhea (66 causes), Fecal urgency (11 causes), Infectious diarrhea (7 causes), Rectal tenesmus (16 causes), Bowel infrequency (5 causes), Fecal straining (21 causes), Fecal impaction (17 causes), Abnormal stool texture in children (17 causes), Abrupt watery diarrhoea (33 causes), Absence of bowel movement (23 causes), Acute Crohns-like diarrhea symptoms (11 causes), Acute diarrhea in children (35 causes), Acute ibd-like diarrhea (12 causes), Acute ibs-like diarrhea (13 causes), Altered bowel habit (35 causes), Altered bowel habit in pregnancy (16 causes), Alternating constipation and diarrhea as in case of ulcerative colitis (15 causes), Alternating constipation and diarrhoea (15 causes), Blood in stools as in case of inflammatory bowel disease (31 causes), Blood streaked diarrhea (14 causes), Blood streaked diarrhoea (32 causes), Bowel incontinence (2114 causes), Bowel infrequency in pregnancy (12 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Bowel movements in pregnancy (3 causes), Bowel obstruction (72 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel problems in pregnancy (12 causes), Changes in elimination habits (31 causes), Chronic crohns-like diarrhea symptoms (17 causes), Chronic diarrhoea with weight loss in children (28 causes), Chronic diarrhoea without weight loss in children (15 causes), Chronic fatty diarrhea in children (5 causes), Chronic ibd-like diarrhea (16 causes), Chronic ibs-like diarrhea (13 causes), Clay coloured stools (31 causes), Clay-colored stool in children (7 causes), Clay-coloured stool in children (5 causes), Constant chronic diarrhea (16 causes), Constant diarrhea (10 causes), Constipation during pregnancy (22 causes), Constipation in children (over 6 months) (52 causes), Constipation in infants (first 6 months) (15 causes), Constipation in pregnancy (11 causes), Crohns-like diarrhea symptoms (23 causes), Crohn's-like diarrhoea symptoms (23 causes), Dark stool in children (9 causes), Intermittent obstipation (17 causes), Diarrhea in children (32 causes), Diarrhoea similar to celiac disease (38 causes), Complete obstruction (5 causes), Excessive watery diarrhea (15 causes), Elevated faecal elastase (3 causes), Failure to expel stools (19 causes), Fatty stool in children (10 causes), Fecal incontinence (135 causes), Fecal soiling in children (30 causes), Floating stool in children (7 causes), Foul stool odor in children (5 causes), Foul stool odour in children (28 causes), Frequent bowel movements (15 causes), Garlic stool odor in children (3 causes), Hematochezia (109 causes), IBS-like diarrhea (23 causes), Dysentery (20 causes), Incomplete evacuation (9 causes), Incontinence of faeces (1 cause), Incontinence of feces (18 causes), Increased faecal urobilinogen (1 cause), Intense urge to defecate (20 causes), Intermittent Crohns-like diarrhea symptoms (9 causes), Intermittent ibd-like diarrhea (14 causes), Intermittent ibs-like diarrhea (8 causes), Intermittent osmotic diarrhea (15 causes), Intermittent sudden onset on diarrhea (19 causes), Involuntary defecation (18 causes), Leakage of liquid stools (21 causes), Leakage of stool (21 causes), Melenous stool (11 causes), Melenous stools (8 causes), Mild crohns-like diarrhea symptoms (11 causes), Mild ibd-like diarrhea (13 causes), Mild ibs-like diarrhea (10 causes), Painful stool in children (13 causes), Pale colored stools (9 causes), Passing black, tarry stools (33 causes), Pencil-thin stools (5 causes), Persistent diarrhoea (14 causes), Presence of micellar fat in the faeces (9 causes), Recurring Crohns-like diarrhea symptoms (8 causes), Recurring ibd-like diarrhea (13 causes), Recurring ibs-like diarrhea (14 causes), Scybalous stools (4 causes), Severe crohns-like diarrhea symptoms (23 causes), Severe ibd-like diarrhea (23 causes), Severe ibs-like diarrhoea (23 causes), Small liquid stools (9 causes), Smelly stool in children (10 causes), Steatorrhea similar to Celiac disease (9 causes), Stringy stool in children (2 causes), Sudden onset of constipation (8 causes), Sudden onset of diarrhoea (10 causes), Tenesmus (52 causes), Tenesmus in pregnancy (7 causes), Ulcerative colitis-like dysentery (10 causes), Uncontrollable passage of motion (49 causes), Unusual stool odor in children (11 causes), Urge to defecate (10 causes), White stool in pregnancy (12 causes), Abnormal stool texture (10 causes), Allergic colitis (4 causes), Altered stool texture (9 causes), Yellow stool in pregnancy, Sudden onset of watery diarrhoea (22 causes), Sudden onset of soft unformed stools (13 causes), Gradual onset of altered bowel habits (13 causes), Gradual onset of chronic diarrhoea (9 causes), Gradual onset of foul smelling fatty stools (4 causes), Gradual onset of hematochezia (7 causes), Gradual onset of watery diarrhoea (14 causes), IBS-like symptoms (8 causes), Strangulation of a mechanically obstructed bowel (3 causes), Stringy stool (2 causes), Sudden onset of abnormal stools (7 causes), Sudden onset of dark colored stools (7 causes), Sudden onset of dark coloured stools (14 causes), Sudden onset of foul smelling stools (9 causes), Sudden onset of hematochezia (10 causes), Sudden onset of fatty stools (9 causes), Anal bleeding (13 causes), clay-colored stools (8 causes), Black tarry stools (2 causes), bright red blood on toilet paper (7 causes), Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Bowel sounds, hypoactive (20 causes), Bowel sounds, absent [Silent abdomen] (11 causes), bowel inflammation (20 causes), colon inflammation (12 causes), Megacolon (24 causes), bowel ischemia (47 causes), Mild ibs-like abdominal pain (9 causes), Arthralgia similar to that in Inflammatory bowel disease (21 causes), Constant Lower abdominal pain similar to inflammatory bowel disease (19 causes), Ibd-like symptoms (27 causes), Recurring ibs-like symptoms (27 causes), Recurring ibs-like abdominal pain (10 causes), Severe ibs-like symptoms (27 causes), Acute ibs-like symptoms (19 causes), Severe ibs-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Acute ibs-like abdominal pain (12 causes), Chronic ibs-like symptoms (27 causes), Erythema nodosum as seen in inflammatory bowel disease (14 causes), Chronic ibs-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Arthropathies similar to that in inflammatory bowel disease (11 causes), Intermittent ibs-like symptoms (17 causes), Intermittent ibs-like abdominal pain (9 causes), Mild ibs-like symptoms (15 causes), Recurring ibd-like abdominal pain (13 causes), Severe ibd-like symptoms (27 causes), Acute ibd-like symptoms (11 causes), Severe ibd-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Acute ibd-like abdominal pain (14 causes), Chronic ibd-like symptoms (27 causes), Chronic ibd-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Intermittent ibd-like symptoms (12 causes), Intermittent ibd-like abdominal pain (13 causes), IBD-like abdominal pain (17 causes), Mild ibd-like symptoms (13 causes), Mild ibd-like abdominal pain (13 causes), Abdominal pain similar to Inflammatory bowel disease (19 causes), Recurring ibd-like symptoms (18 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Stool symptoms:

    Bowel problems (2509 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stool symptoms:

    Bowel movements (2383 causes), Diarrhea (2312 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Anorectal pain (69 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Mucus stool (88 causes), Stool odor (69 causes), Stool color (387 causes), Hard stool (3 causes), Loose stool (219 causes)

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