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Regurgitation: Introduction

Regurgitation refers to emitting already swallowed food or drink. A particularly common example is infant regurgitation of milk. Regurgitation needs to be distinguished from vomiting....more »

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Causes of Regurgitation:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Regurgitation

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Causes of Types of Regurgitation:

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Regurgitation: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Regurgitation, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Regurgitation Treatments

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Stories from Users for Regurgitation

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Message Boards for Regurgitation

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Diagnostic tests for Regurgitation:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Regurgitation. Some of these are listed below :

Regurgitation: Animations

Regurgitation: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Regurgitation

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Regurgitation. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Regurgitation: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Regurgitation

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may 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 "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to " more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's " 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 more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, 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 more »

Regurgitation: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Regurgitation

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Regurgitation: Related Rare Diseases

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Regurgitation: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Regurgitation:

Organs affected by Regurgitation:

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

Detailed list of causes of Regurgitation

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

How Common are these Causes of Regurgitation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Regurgitation. Of the 33 causes of Regurgitation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Regurgitation:

The following list of conditions have 'Regurgitation' 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 Regurgitation Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Regurgitation 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Regurgitation?

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

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

    Classifications of Regurgitation:

    Subtypes of Regurgitation:

    Regurgitation in infants and children (7 causes), Regurgitation in adults (28 causes), Nasal regurgitation of food (1 cause)

    Medical Conditions associated with Regurgitation:

    Food symptoms (1907 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Stomach symptoms (3217 causes), Esophageal symptoms (3079 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Regurgitation:

    Vomiting (2819 causes), Reflux, Heartburn (163 causes), Blood in vomit (128 causes), Retching (6 causes), GERD (163 causes), Stomach conditions, Esophageal sphincter muscle disorder, Pyloric stenosis, Zenker's diverticulum, Esophageal diverticulum, Esophageal stricture

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