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Rectal ulcer

Rectal ulcer: Introduction

Rectal ulcer: Discontinuity in the lining mucosal layer of the rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 31 causes of Rectal ulcer, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rectal ulcer:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Rectal ulcer

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Rectal ulcer: Symptom Checker

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Rectal ulcer Treatments

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Rectal ulcer: Animations

Rectal ulcer: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Rectal ulcer: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Rectal ulcer

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 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 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" ( more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, 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 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 more »

Rectal ulcer: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Rectal ulcer

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Rectal ulcer: Related Rare Diseases

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Rectal ulcer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Rectal ulcer

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

How Common are these Causes of Rectal ulcer?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Rectal ulcer. Of the 31 causes of Rectal ulcer that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rectal ulcer:

The following list of conditions have 'Rectal ulcer' 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 Rectal ulcer Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Rectal ulcer:

    Medical Conditions associated with Rectal ulcer:

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