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Gastrointestinal distress

Gastrointestinal distress: Introduction

Gastrointestinal distress: When there is a medical condition that detrimentally affects the gastrointestinal system. See detailed information below for a list of 1 causes of Gastrointestinal distress, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Gastrointestinal distress

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Gastrointestinal distress: Symptom Checker

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Gastrointestinal distress Treatments

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Gastrointestinal distress: Animations

Medications or substances causing Gastrointestinal distress:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Gastrointestinal distress 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.

Gastrointestinal distress: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Gastrointestinal distress may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Gastrointestinal distress

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Misdiagnosis and Gastrointestinal distress

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

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a " 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 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 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 »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, 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 more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked throughout more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See 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 »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders) 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, more »

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Gastrointestinal distress: Related Rare Diseases

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Gastrointestinal distress: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Gastrointestinal distress

The list below shows some of the causes of Gastrointestinal distress mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Gastrointestinal distress?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Gastrointestinal distress. Of the 1 causes of Gastrointestinal distress that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Gastrointestinal distress:

The following list of conditions have 'Gastrointestinal distress' 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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Classifications of Gastrointestinal distress:

Medical Conditions associated with Gastrointestinal distress:

Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)

Symptoms related to Gastrointestinal distress:

Diarrhea (2312 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Amnesic shellfish poisoning, Drugs like NSAIDS

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