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Viral gastroenteritis

Causes of Viral gastroenteritis:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Viral gastroenteritis

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Misdiagnosis and Viral gastroenteritis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be...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...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...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). One of the...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 »

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 ...read more »

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Viral gastroenteritis: Related Rare Diseases

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Viral gastroenteritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Viral gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis means inflammation of the stomach and small and large intestines. Viral gastroenteritis is an infection caused by a variety of viruses that results in vomiting or diarrhea. It is often called the "stomach flu," although it is not caused by the influenza viruses. (Source: excerpt from Viral Gastroenteritis: DVRD)

Gastroenteritis means inflammation of the stomach and small and large... (Source: excerpt from Viral Gastroenteritis: DVRD)

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Detailed list of causes of Viral gastroenteritis

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How Common are these Causes of Viral gastroenteritis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Viral gastroenteritis. Of the 4 causes of Viral gastroenteritis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Viral gastroenteritis:

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