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Absence of bowel movement

Absence of bowel movement: Introduction

Absence of bowel movement: absence of peristalsis. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Absence of bowel movement, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Absence of bowel movement: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Absence of bowel movement

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 more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, 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" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an 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 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 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 bowel syndrome, or more »

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Detailed list of causes of Absence of bowel movement

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How Common are these Causes of Absence of bowel movement?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Absence of bowel movement. Of the 23 causes of Absence of bowel movement that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Absence of bowel movement:

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Medical Conditions associated with Absence of bowel movement:

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), Bowel problems (2509 causes)

Symptoms related to Absence of bowel movement:

Constipation (726 causes), Impaction, Bowel obstruction (72 causes), Spine surgery

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