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Protruding abdomen

Protruding abdomen: Introduction

Protruding abdomen: abdominal distension. See detailed information below for a list of 56 causes of Protruding abdomen, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Protruding abdomen: Symptom Checker

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Protruding abdomen: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Protruding abdomen

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Protruding abdomen: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Protruding abdomen

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 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 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 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 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 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. Some of more »

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Protruding abdomen: Related Rare Diseases

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Protruding abdomen: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Protruding abdomen

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How Common are these Causes of Protruding abdomen?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Protruding abdomen. Of the 56 causes of Protruding abdomen that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 54 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Protruding abdomen:

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Causes of Protruding abdomen Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Protruding abdomen:

    Abdominal swelling (499 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Stomach symptoms (3217 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Protruding abdomen:

    Gas (201 causes), Swallowed air, Pregnancy (699 causes), Obesity (236 causes), Intestinal obstruction (98 causes), Umbilical hernia (121 causes), Strangulation, Ovarian cyst (9 causes), Post pregnancy

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