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Frequent stools

Frequent stools: Introduction

Frequent stools: Where a person frequently opens their bowels. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Frequent stools, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Frequent stools: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Frequent stools:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Frequent stools 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.

  • Asacol suppositories
  • Mesalamine suppositories
  • Balsalazide suppositories
  • Olsalazine suppositories
  • Canasa suppositories
  • Rowasa suppositories
  • Pentasa suppositories
  • more causes...»

Frequent stools: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Frequent stools

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Frequent stools: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Frequent stools

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 other 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 they 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 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, 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 symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other 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 more »

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Frequent stools: Related Rare Diseases

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Frequent stools: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Frequent stools

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How Common are these Causes of Frequent stools?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Frequent stools. Of the 14 causes of Frequent stools that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Frequent stools:

The following list of conditions have 'Frequent stools' 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 Frequent stools Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Frequent stools:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 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 Frequent stools:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Loose stool (219 causes), Stool odor (69 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Infectious Diarrhea (7 causes), Intestinal Conditions, Cholera, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease

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