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Hypoactive bowel sounds

Hypoactive bowel sounds: Introduction

Hypoactive bowel sounds: Reduced (hypoactive) bowel sounds include a reduction in the loudness, tone, or regularity of the sounds. They indicate a slowing of intestinal activity. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Hypoactive bowel sounds, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hypoactive bowel sounds:

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

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Common Causes of Hypoactive bowel sounds

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Hypoactive bowel sounds: Symptom Checker

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Hypoactive bowel sounds: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hypoactive bowel sounds may include these symptoms:

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hypoactive bowel sounds

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Misdiagnosis and Hypoactive bowel sounds

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, 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 leads to " 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 infectious diarrheal 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, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the 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 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, irritable more »

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Hypoactive bowel sounds: Related Rare Diseases

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Hypoactive bowel sounds: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Hypoactive bowel sounds

The list below shows some of the causes of Hypoactive bowel sounds mentioned in various sources:

  • Blood vessel obstruction
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Bowel surgery
  • Chemical imbalances such as hypokalemia
  • Drugs that reduce intestinal movements such as opiates (including codeine), anticholinergics, and phenothiazines
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How Common are these Causes of Hypoactive bowel sounds?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hypoactive bowel sounds. Of the 16 causes of Hypoactive bowel sounds 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
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 15 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hypoactive bowel sounds:

The following list of conditions have 'Hypoactive bowel sounds' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Hypoactive bowel sounds:

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

Symptoms related to Hypoactive bowel sounds:

Mesenteric artery occlusion, Blood vessel obstruction, Bowel obstruction (72 causes), Chemical imbalances such as hypokalemia, Infection (1293 causes), Overexpansion of the bowel, Trauma

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