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Rectal ulceration

Rectal ulceration: Introduction

Rectal ulceration: An ulcer that forms within the rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Rectal ulceration, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rectal ulceration:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Rectal ulceration

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Rectal ulceration: Symptom Checker

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Rectal ulceration Treatments

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Rectal ulceration: Animations

Rectal ulceration: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Rectal ulceration

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Rectal ulceration: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Rectal ulceration

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, 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" 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 infectious 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 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 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 ulceration: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Rectal ulceration

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Rectal ulceration: Related Rare Diseases

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Rectal ulceration: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Rectal ulceration:

The list of organs typically affected by Rectal ulceration may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Rectal ulceration

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

How Common are these Causes of Rectal ulceration?

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 ulceration. Of the 7 causes of Rectal ulceration that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rectal ulceration:

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

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Rectal ulceration?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Rectal ulceration, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Rectal ulceration:

    Medical Conditions associated with Rectal ulceration:

    Rectum symptoms (88 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Ulcers (28 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes)

    Symptoms related to Rectal ulceration:

    Anal ulcers (3 causes), Rectal itch (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Colon cancer, Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, Radiation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Prolapse, Increased pressure on voiding

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rectal ulceration

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