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White stool: Introduction

White stool is a form of pale stool; refer to causes of pale stool for detailed list of causes....more »

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Causes of White stool:

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

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Causes of Types of White stool:

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White stool: Symptom Checker

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White stool: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to White stool

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White stool: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and White stool

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 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 variety of "good" bacteria that 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 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 »

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 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 of celiac disease). A variety of other 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 more »

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White stool: Related Rare Diseases

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White stool: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by White stool:

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Detailed list of causes of White stool

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How Common are these Causes of White 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 White stool. Of the 93 causes of White stool that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: White stool:

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

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of White stool:

    Subtypes of White stool:

    Pale stool (103 causes), Stools, clay-colored (8 causes), Yellow stool (87 causes), Clay-colored stools (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with White stool:

    Pale stool (103 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Stool color (387 causes), Yellow stool (87 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes)

    Symptoms related to White stool:

    Pale stool (103 causes), Stool color changes (387 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Giardia, Hepatitis (42 causes), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis X (non-A,-B,-C,-D,-E), Jaundice (789 causes), Malabsorption (219 causes), Malignant Jaundice, Malignant obstructive biliary disease

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