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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 syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that are less...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, but can also...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,...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 symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other chronic...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Mucus in stool:
Mucus stool (88 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes)
Symptoms related to Mucus in stool:
Stool color changes (387 causes), Stool odor (69 causes), Blood in stool (406 causes), Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, Infective gastrointestinal lesions, Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Malignant colon disease, Benign papillomatous colon tumor, Benign papillomatous rectal tumor, Constipation (726 causes), Irritable colon syndrome, Polyposis coli
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