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Secondary infection: A secondary infection is an infection that occurs during or after treatment of another, already existing infection. It may result from the treatment itself or from alterations in the immune system. See detailed information below for a list of 43 causes of Secondary infection, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Secondary infection.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Secondary infection, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Secondary infection as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Secondary infection may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Secondary infection:
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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...read more »
Infection by a microorganism following an infection by another kind of microorganism.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list below shows some of the causes of Secondary infection mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Secondary infection. Of the 43 causes of Secondary infection that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Secondary infection' 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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The following list of medical conditions have Secondary infection or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Secondary infection based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Secondary infection:
Symptoms related to Secondary infection:
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
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Medical research papers related to Secondary infection include:
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