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Gradual abdominal distension

Gradual abdominal distension: Introduction

Gradual abdominal distension: Gradual abdominal distension is a slow development of bloating or enlargement of the abdomen. See detailed information below for a list of 26 causes of Gradual abdominal distension, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Gradual abdominal distension:

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

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Gradual abdominal distension: Symptom Checker

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Gradual abdominal distension: Comorbid Symptoms

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Gradual abdominal distension: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Gradual abdominal distension

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, 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 not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This 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) 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 »

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Gradual abdominal distension: Related Rare Diseases

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Gradual abdominal distension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Gradual abdominal distension

The list below shows some of the causes of Gradual abdominal distension mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Gradual abdominal distension?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Gradual abdominal distension. Of the 26 causes of Gradual abdominal distension that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Gradual abdominal distension:

The following list of conditions have 'Gradual abdominal distension' 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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