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Incontinence of feces

Incontinence of feces: Introduction

Incontinence of feces: fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements causing stools to leak unexpectedly. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Incontinence of feces, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Incontinence of feces: Symptom Checker

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Incontinence of feces: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Incontinence of feces

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Misdiagnosis and Incontinence of feces

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less 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, it can more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive bladder more »

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Incontinence of feces: Related Rare Diseases

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Incontinence of feces: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Incontinence of feces

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How Common are these Causes of Incontinence of feces?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Incontinence of feces. Of the 18 causes of Incontinence of feces that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Incontinence of feces:

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Causes of Incontinence of feces Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Incontinence of feces:

    Incontinence symptoms (331 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes)

    Symptoms related to Incontinence of feces:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Muscle damage, Nerve damage (48 causes), Childbirth injury, Weakness of the sphincter due to aging, Head trauma (8 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Pychological disorders

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