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Acute diarrhoea

Acute diarrhoea: Introduction

Acute diarrhoea: A sudden onset of diarrhoea. See detailed information below for a list of 41 causes of Acute diarrhoea, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Acute diarrhoea:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Acute diarrhoea

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Acute diarrhoea: Symptom Checker

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Acute diarrhoea Treatments

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Stories from Users for Acute diarrhoea

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Acute diarrhoea: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Acute diarrhoea

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Acute diarrhoea: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Acute diarrhoea

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, 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 more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is 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). 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, 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 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, more »

Acute diarrhoea: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Acute diarrhoea

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Acute diarrhoea: Related Rare Diseases

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Acute diarrhoea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Acute diarrhoea:

The list of organs typically affected by Acute diarrhoea may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Acute diarrhoea

The list below shows some of the causes of Acute diarrhoea mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Acute diarrhoea?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Acute diarrhoea. Of the 41 causes of Acute diarrhoea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 29 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute diarrhoea:

The following list of conditions have 'Acute diarrhoea' 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 Acute diarrhoea Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Acute diarrhoea?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Acute diarrhoea, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Acute diarrhoea:

    Medical Conditions associated with Acute diarrhoea:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Bowel incontinence (2114 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes)

    Symptoms related to Acute diarrhoea:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Watery diarrhea, Gastroenteritis (35 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Stomachache (385 causes), Food poisoning, GE, Cholera, Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Lactose intolerance (9 causes), Celiac disease

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