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Severe diarrhea

Severe diarrhea: Introduction

Severe diarrhea: A condition which is characterized by severe diarrhoea. See detailed information below for a list of 26 causes of Severe diarrhea, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Severe diarrhea

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Severe diarrhea: Symptom Checker

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Severe diarrhea Treatments

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Severe diarrhea: Animations

Medications or substances causing Severe diarrhea:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Severe diarrhea as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Severe diarrhea:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Severe diarrhea as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Severe diarrhea: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Severe diarrhea

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Severe diarrhea: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Severe diarrhea

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 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. 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, 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 bowel syndrome, or more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Severe diarrhea

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Severe diarrhea: Related Rare Diseases

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Severe diarrhea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Severe diarrhea

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

How Common are these Causes of Severe diarrhea?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Severe diarrhea. Of the 26 causes of Severe diarrhea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Severe diarrhea:

The following list of conditions have 'Severe diarrhea' 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 Severe diarrhea Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Severe diarrhea 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 Severe diarrhea:

    Medical Conditions associated with Severe diarrhea:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Bowel incontinence (2114 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bladder symptoms (1010 causes), Urinary problems (1033 causes), Urinary difficulty (648 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Incontinence symptoms (331 causes)

    Symptoms related to Severe diarrhea:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Achor-Smith syndrome, Addison's Disease, Addisonian crisis, Agammaglobulinemia, Alymphocytotic type, Anthrax, Cholera, Colchicine toxicity, Congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1H, Gastrointestinal Anthrax

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