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Meal symptoms

Meal symptoms: Introduction

Meal symptoms: Symptoms related to meals. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Meal symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Meal symptoms

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Meal symptoms: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Meal symptoms, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Meal symptoms Treatments

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Message Boards for Meal symptoms

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Meal symptoms or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Meal symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Meal symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Look for evidence of anemia - e.g. pale skin and conjunctiva - may suggest chronic oesophagitis, chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer or stomach cancer.
    • Look for evidence of jaundice - e.g. yellows skin and sclera of eyes - may suggest gallstones that pass into common bile duct or cancer of the pancreas.
    • Abdominal examination for tenderness - e.g. tenderness in epigastric area (midline below ribs) may suggest peptic ulceration; tenderness over the right upper abdomen may suggest gall bladder disease.
    • Abdominal examination for mass in epigastrium (midline, just below the ribs) which may indicate stomach cancer
  • more tests...»

Meal symptoms: Animations

Meal symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Meal symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Meal symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Meal symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Meal symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Meal symptoms

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

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 symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other more »

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

Meal symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Meal symptoms

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Meal symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Meal symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Meal symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Meal symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Meal symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Meal symptoms. Of the 10 causes of Meal symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Meal symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Meal symptoms' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Meal symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Meal symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Meal symptoms?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Meal symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Meal symptoms:

Medical Conditions associated with Meal symptoms:

Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes)

Symptoms related to Meal symptoms:

Heartburn (163 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Difficulty swallowing (702 causes), Indigestion (112 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Bloating (201 causes), Acid reflux (26 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes), Loss of appetite (1070 causes), Increased appetite (70 causes), Polyphagia (22 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Meal symptoms

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