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Leakage of stool

Leakage of stool: Introduction

Leakage of stool: bowel incontinence is the loss of bowel control, resulting in involuntary passage of stool. This can range from an occasional leakage of stool with the passage of gas, to a complete loss of control of bowel movements. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Leakage of stool, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Leakage of stool: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Leakage of stool

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Misdiagnosis and Leakage of stool

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

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child 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 »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some more »

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Leakage of stool: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Leakage of stool

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How Common are these Causes of Leakage of stool?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Leakage of stool. Of the 21 causes of Leakage of stool that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Leakage of stool:

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Causes of Leakage of stool Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Leakage of stool:

    Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 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 Leakage of stool:

    Chronic constipation, Impacted stool in the rectum, Nerve or muscle damage, Stroke (192 causes), Tumour, Radiation therapy, Fistula formation, Abdominal trauma, Post surgery, Following obstructed labour

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