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Rectal bleeding in children: Rectal bleeding in children refers to bleeding that occurs from a child's rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 44 causes of Rectal bleeding in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend to have heavy periods,...read more »
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...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 kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads...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...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 fatal effect). One of the most...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read 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 ulcer, colon cancer, irritable...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Rectal bleeding in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)
Symptoms related to Rectal bleeding in children:
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, Familial polyposis, Gardner syndrome, Anal fissure (10 causes), Milk protein allergy in breast-fed infant, Proctitis (21 causes), Meckel's diverticulum, Vascular anomalies of the small intestine or colon, Intestinal hemangioma, Intestinal arteriovenous malformation
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