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Colonic Inertia

Colonic Inertia: Introduction

A condition where muscles or nerves in the colon fail to operate normally which prevents fecal matter from progressing normally through the colon. This can lead to constipation. Often the cause of colonic inertia is unknown but in some cases it can result from excessive use of stimulant laxatives or various muscle or nerve diseases. ...more »

Symptoms of Colonic Inertia

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Colonic Inertia: Deaths

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Causes of Colonic Inertia

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Disease Topics Related To Colonic Inertia

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Colonic Inertia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Colonic Inertia

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, 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. 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 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" 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 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 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, irritable more »

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Colonic Inertia: Rare Types

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