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20 possible causes of "Constipation, Diarrhea"
Symptoms:
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Bowel sounds loud
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Unable to eat
1. Crohn’s Disease
Crohn's disease is a chronic bowel disease that causes severe inflammation of the digestive tract. It is associated with abdominal pain, diarrhea, and may affect your quality of life. Crohn's disease is characterized b...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Self-depreciation
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Cold sore
2. PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman's emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the month generally just before her menstrual period. PMS symptoms start five to 11 day...
Symptoms:
  • Toe numbness
  • General weakness
  • Swallowing problem
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Burning feet
3. Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of types 1 and 2 diabetes due to uncontrolled high blood sugar levels that result in damage to the nerves. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), between 6...
Symptoms:
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dark colored stool
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Black stools
  • Blood on toilet paper
4. Colonic (Colorectal) Polyps
Colonic polyps, also known as colorectal polyps, are growths that appear on the surface of your large intestine, or colon. You can have more than one polyp, and they may be flat or raised, benign or cancerous. Accordin...
Symptoms:
  • Anemia
  • Pain
  • Tired
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • General weakness
5. Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that originates in the rectum or colon. Both of these organs are located at the lower portion of your digestive system. The colon is at the end of the large intestine and the rectum is a...
Symptoms:
  • Hair loss
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Pain
6. Celiac Disease (Gluten Intolerance)
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder. It is caused by an immune reaction to gluten. Celiac disease is also known as: sprue nontropical sprue gluten intolerance gluten-sensitive enteropathy Gluten is a protein found i...
Symptoms:
  • Chronic pain
  • Left lower quadrant pain
  • Left upper quadrant abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Right lower quadrant pain
7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A syndrome is a collection of symptoms that often occur together. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common syndrome that causes many individuals to seek medical help. This condition is separate from inflammatory bowe...
Symptoms:
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Dark colored stool
  • Chronic pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
8. Diverticulitis
Diverticulitis occurs when diverticula (bulging sacs that usually appear in the lining of the large intestine) get infected or inflamed. Although diverticula are most common in the large intestine (colon), they ca...
Symptoms:
  • Chronic pain
  • Aversion to food or drink
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Bowel sounds loud
9. Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal obstruction occurs when there is a blockage of your small or large intestine. The blockage prevents the passage of fluid or digested food. The blockage may be partial or total.There are many potential cause...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
10. Encopresis
Encopresis is also known as fecal soiling. It occurs when a child over the age of 4 years has a bowel movement and soils his or her pants. This behavior is often linked to constipation . Constipation occurs when stoo...

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