Misdiagnosis of Chronic infections
Diseases for which Chronic infections may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Chronic infections
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Common Misdiagnoses and Chronic infections
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 leads to "digestive imbalance" where there are too few remaining "good"
bacteria in the digestive system.
The treatment is typically to use "probiotics", such as by eating yoghurt cultures
containing more of the good bacteria.
See digestive imbalance and probiotics.
Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Chronic infections:
The following medical news items
are relevant to misdiagnosis of Chronic infections:
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Chronic infections
or confirming a diagnosis of Chronic infections,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Chronic infections may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Chronic infections.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.