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Megaesophagus: Introduction

Megaesophagus: Dilatation and hypertrophy of the oesophagus. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Megaesophagus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Megaesophagus:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Megaesophagus

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Megaesophagus: Symptom Checker

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

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Megaesophagus Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Megaesophagus may include:

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Megaesophagus: Animations

Megaesophagus: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Megaesophagus

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Misdiagnosis and Megaesophagus

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, whereas other causes that are 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" bacteria that aid digestion, 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, 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 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, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, 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 more »

Megaesophagus: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Megaesophagus

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Megaesophagus: Related Rare Diseases

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Megaesophagus: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Megaesophagus listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Megaesophagus as a symptom include:

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Detailed list of causes of Megaesophagus

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

How Common are these Causes of Megaesophagus?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Megaesophagus. Of the 4 causes of Megaesophagus that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 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
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Megaesophagus:

The following list of conditions have 'Megaesophagus' 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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Causes of Megaesophagus Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Megaesophagus:

    Medical Conditions associated with Megaesophagus:

    Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Esophageal symptoms (3079 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Megaesophagus:

    Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Esophageal carcinoma, Chagas disease, Achalasia cardia, Myasthenia gravis, Aspiration pneumonia, Oesophageal rupture

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