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Leg ulcer: A deep break in the skin of the leg. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Leg ulcer, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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...read 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"...read 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,...read 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 illness (i.e. ...read 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...read 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 ...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Leg ulcer:
Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Ulcers (28 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)
Symptoms related to Leg ulcer:
Leg pain (214 causes), Skin ulcers, Skin rash (461 causes), Leg rash (15 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Venous insufficiency (8 causes), Varicose veins (65 causes), Blood clot (347 causes), Arterial insufficiency, Arteriosclerosis (13 causes), High blood pressure (398 causes), Metabolic disease (50 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Gout
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