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    Related Diseases & Conditions

    • Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Stool, Hematochezia) Rectal bleeding (hematochezia) refers to the passage of bright red blood from the anus. Rectal bleeding may be moderate to severe...learn more »
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      Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Stool, Hematochezia) Article
      • Rectal bleeding (blood in stool) facts
      • What does rectal bleeding (blood in stool) mean?
      • What are the causes of blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
      • What diseases and conditions can cause blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
      • Anal fissure
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Diverticulosis
      • Colon cancer and polyps
      • Polypectomy
      • Angiodysplasias
      • Colitis and proctitis
      • Meckel's diverticulum
      • Rare causes of rectal bleeding
      • How is the cause and site of rectal bleeding determined?
      • History and physical examination
      • Anoscopy
      • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
      • Colonoscopy
      • Radionuclide scans
      • Visceral angiogram
      • Video capsule and small intestine enteroscopy
      • MRI and CT tomographic angiography
      • Nasogastric tube aspiration
      • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
      • Blood tests
      • How is rectal bleeding treated?
    • Abdominal Pain Abdominal pain is pain in the belly and can be acute or chronic. Causes include inflammation, distention of an organ, and loss...learn more »
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      Abdominal Pain Article
      • Abdominal pain facts
      • What is abdominal pain?
      • What causes abdominal pain?
      • How is the cause of abdominal pain diagnosed?
      • Characteristics, symptoms, and signs of the abdominal pain
      • Associated signs and symptoms of abdominal pain
      • Physical examination
      • Exams and tests
      • Special problem in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) of diagnosing the cause of abdominal pain
      • Why can diagnosis of the cause of abdominal pain be difficult?
      • How can I help my doctor to determine the cause of my abdominal pain?
    • Stool Color & Texture Changes (Black, Red, Maroon, Green, Yellow, Gray, Tarry, Sticky) Stool color is generally brown. When stool color changes, often, an individual becomes concerned. The presence of the bilirubin...learn more »
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      Stool Color & Texture Changes (Black, Red, Maroon, Green, Yellow, Gray, Tarry, Sticky) Article
      • What color is normal stool?
      • What causes normal stool color?
      • How do changes in bilirubin affect stool color?
      • How does intestinal bleeding change stool color?
      • What other things can cause changes in the color of stool?
      • What are the symptoms of stool color changes?
    • Salmonella Salmonella bacteria are known to cause salmonellosis, typhoid fever, and paratyphoid fever in humans. Salmonella infection is...learn more »
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      Salmonella Article
      • Salmonella poisoning facts
      • What is Salmonella?
      • What are Salmonella poisoning symptoms?
      • How is Salmonella transmitted to humans?
      • What are the risk factors for Salmonella infections?
      • What are the unique situations that allow Salmonella to contaminate eggs?
      • How do Salmonella spp. cause disease in people?
      • How are Salmonella infections diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for Salmonella poisoning?
      • What are the prognosis (outcome) and complications for Salmonella infections?
      • How can Salmonella infection be prevented?
      • Where can I find more information about Salmonella?
    • Food Poisoning Food poisoning is caused by infectious or toxic agents. Infectious agents include bacteria, parasites, and viruses. Toxic agents...learn more »
      In This Article
      Food Poisoning Article
      • Food Poisoning Overview
      • Food Poisoning Causes
      • Food Poisoning Symptoms
      • Viral Symptoms
      • Bacterial Symptoms
      • Parasitic Symptoms
      • Toxic Agent Symptoms
      • When to Seek Medical Care
      • Food Poisoning Diagnosis
      • Food Poisoning Treatment
      • Food Poisoning Home Remedies
      • Food Poisoning Medical Treatment
      • Food Poisoning Follow-up
      • Food Poisoning Prevention
      • Food Poisoning Prognosis
      • Author and Editor
    • Listeria Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Listeriosis symptoms include diarrhea, nausea and fever. Pregnant...learn more »
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      Listeria Article
      • Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes infection) facts
      • What is listeriosis? What causes listeriosis?
      • What are listeriosis symptoms and signs?
      • What are the risk factors for listeriosis?
      • How is listeriosis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for listeriosis?
      • How does a person get listeriosis?
      • Can listeriosis be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis (outcome) for Listeria infections?
      • If a person has eaten recalled food potentially contaminated with Listeria, what should he or she do?
      • What is the government doing about listeriosis?

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