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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...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...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...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...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 ...read more »
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Painful spasm of the anal sphincter along with an urgent desire to defecate without the significant production of feces; associated with irritable bowel syndrome
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Medical Conditions associated with Tenesmus:
Fecal straining (21 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes)
Symptoms related to Tenesmus:
Constipation (726 causes), Diarrhea (2312 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Colon cancer, Ulcerative colitis, Shigellosis, Celiac disease, Prolapsed hemmorhoids, Rectal carcinoma, Rectal gonnorhea, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Radiation proctitis
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