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Tenesmus: Introduction

Tenesmus: feeling of incomplete evacuation of bowel. See detailed information below for a list of 52 causes of Tenesmus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Tenesmus:

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

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Common Causes of Tenesmus

Home Diagnostic Testing and Tenesmus

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Causes of Types of Tenesmus:

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Tenesmus: Symptom Checker

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Tenesmus Treatments

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Tenesmus: Animations

Tenesmus: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tenesmus

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Tenesmus: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Tenesmus

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, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive 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 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 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, 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 a variety 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 GERD. more »

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Tenesmus: Related Rare Diseases

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Tenesmus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Tenesmus listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Tenesmus as a symptom include:

Definitions of Tenesmus:

Painful spasm of the anal sphincter along with an urgent desire to defecate without the significant production of feces; associated with irritable bowel syndrome
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Tenesmus

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

How Common are these Causes of Tenesmus?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tenesmus. Of the 52 causes of Tenesmus that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tenesmus:

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

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Tenesmus:

    Medical Conditions associated with Tenesmus:

    Fecal straining (21 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Defecation symptoms (2383 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes)

    Symptoms related to Tenesmus:

    Constipation (726 causes), Diarrhea (2312 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Colon cancer, Ulcerative colitis, Shigellosis, Celiac disease, Prolapsed hemmorhoids, Rectal carcinoma, Rectal gonnorhea, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Radiation proctitis

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