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Anal discomfort

Anal discomfort: Introduction

Anal discomfort: A sensation of discomfort that is located in the region of the anus. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Anal discomfort, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Anal discomfort:

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

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Causes of Types of Anal discomfort:

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Anal discomfort: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Anal discomfort

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Medications or substances causing Anal discomfort:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Anal discomfort as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Anal discomfort: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Anal discomfort

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Anal discomfort: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Anal discomfort

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. 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 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 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 »

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 »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or 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 »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. more »

Anal discomfort: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Anal discomfort

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Anal discomfort: Related Rare Diseases

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Anal discomfort: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Anal discomfort

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How Common are these Causes of Anal discomfort?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Anal discomfort. Of the 9 causes of Anal discomfort that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Anal discomfort:

The following list of conditions have 'Anal discomfort' 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 Anal discomfort Based on Risk Factors

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

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Medical Conditions associated with Anal discomfort:

Anorectal pain (69 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Rectum symptoms (88 causes)

Symptoms related to Anal discomfort:

Anal symptoms (466 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Anal lumps (18 causes), Anal discharge, Altered bowel habits (35 causes)

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