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Watery stool: Introduction

Watery stool is usually a form of diarrhea. It may also be related to loose stool (also within the spectrum of diarrhea). Many conditions causing watery stool will be listed under diarrhea....more »

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Causes of Watery stool:

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

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Watery stool: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Watery stool

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Message Boards for Watery stool

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Watery stool: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Watery stool

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Watery stool: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Watery stool

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions 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. 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. 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 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 of symptoms (see symptoms 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, more »

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Watery stool: Related Rare Diseases

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Watery stool: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Watery stool:

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

Detailed list of causes of Watery stool

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How Common are these Causes of Watery stool?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Watery stool. Of the 63 causes of Watery stool that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Watery stool:

The following list of conditions have 'Watery stool' 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 Watery stool Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Watery stool:

    Medical Conditions associated with Watery stool:

    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), 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 Watery stool:

    Diarrhea (2312 causes), Loose stool (219 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Bowel symptoms (5299 causes), Bowel habit changes, Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, Coeliac disease, Cholerheic diarrhoes, Bile acid malabsorption, Cholera, Dysentery (20 causes)

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