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88 possible causes of "Diarrhea"
Symptoms:
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Aversion to food or drink
  • Diarrhea
  • Dark colored stool
11. 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:
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Dark colored stool
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Black stools
  • Rectal hemorrhage
12. 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:
  • Pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Left lower quadrant pain
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fecal incontinence
13. Fecal Impaction of the Colon
When you eat, food is broken down in your stomach and passed through your intestines in a process called digestion. Nutrients from the food are absorbed through the wall of your intestines, and what remains as waste i...
Symptoms:
  • Anemia
  • Nausea
  • Tired
  • General weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal swelling
14. 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:
  • Anemia
  • Aversion to food or drink
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Rectal hemorrhage
  • Diarrhea
  • Tired
15. Amebiasis
Amebiasis is a parasitic infection of the intestines caused by entamoeba histolytica. It is common in tropical areas of the world where sanitation is poor, allowing food and water supplies to be exposed to feca...
Symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Dark colored stool
  • Black stools
  • Blood in stool
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeding difficulties
16. Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is inflammation and death of intestinal tissue. It may involve just the lining of the intestine or the entire thickness of the intestine. In severe cases, the intestine may even perforat...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
17. Salmonella Food Poisoning (Salmonella Enterocolitis)
Salmonella food poisoning is an infection in the small intestine. It is also called salmonella enterocolitis or salmonellosis. It is one of the most common types of food poisoning, and is caused by the bacteria grou...
Symptoms:
  • Dark colored stool
  • Abdominal mass
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Black stools
18. 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:
  • Constipation
  • Numbness of foot
  • Paresthesia
  • Visual impairment
  • Diarrhea
  • Erectile dysfunction
19. 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:
  • General weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Unable to control emotions
  • Forgetful
  • Diarrhea
  • Tired
20. 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...

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