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Yellow stool: Introduction

Yellow stool is a form of pale stool; refer to causes of pale stool for detailed list of causes....more »

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Causes of Yellow stool:

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

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Causes of Types of Yellow stool:

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Yellow stool: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Yellow stool

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Yellow stool: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Yellow stool

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Yellow stool: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Yellow stool

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 system contains a variety of "good" bacteria that aid digestion, and...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"...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...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 peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »

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Yellow stool: Related Rare Diseases

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Yellow stool: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Yellow stool:

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Detailed list of causes of Yellow stool

The list below shows some of the causes of Yellow stool mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Yellow stool?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Yellow stool. Of the 87 causes of Yellow stool that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 80 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Yellow stool:

The following list of conditions have 'Yellow stool' 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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Causes of Yellow stool Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Classifications of Yellow stool:

    Subtypes of Yellow stool:

    Pale stool (103 causes), White stool (93 causes), Stools, clay-colored (8 causes), Clay-colored stools (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Yellow stool:

    Pale stool (103 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Stool color (387 causes), White stool (93 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes)

    Symptoms related to Yellow stool:

    Pale stool (103 causes), Stool color changes (387 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Collagenous celiac disease, Down's syndrome associated Celiac Disease, Gallstones (43 causes), Giardia, Hepatitis (42 causes), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis X (non-A,-B,-C,-D,-E), Jaundice (789 causes), Malabsorption (219 causes)

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