Gastroenteritis Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Gastroenteritis. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Gastroenteritis or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • Food Poisoning Food poisoning is caused by infectious or toxic agents. Infectious agents include bacteria, parasites, and viruses. Toxic agents...learn more »
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    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