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Urge to defecate

Urge to defecate: Introduction

Urge to defecate: A sensation to open the bowels. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Urge to defecate, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Urge to defecate:

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

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Medications or substances causing Urge to defecate:

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Urge to defecate: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Urge to defecate

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Misdiagnosis and Urge to defecate

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...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...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...read more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various...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...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, ...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Urge to defecate

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How Common are these Causes of Urge to defecate?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Urge to defecate. Of the 10 causes of Urge to defecate 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
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Urge to defecate:

The following list of conditions have 'Urge to defecate' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Urge to defecate:

Fecal incontinence (135 causes), Rectum symptoms (88 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Incontinence (359 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes)

Symptoms related to Urge to defecate:

Diarrhea (2312 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Fecal incontinence (135 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Incontinence (359 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes)

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