Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Floating Bowel Movements 72 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 72 conditions that can cause Floating Bowel Movements.

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There are 5 common conditions that can cause Floating Bowel Movements.
  1. Gastritis
  2. Intestinal Polyps
  3. Irritable Bowel Disease
  4. Lactose Intolerance
  5. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 11 somewhat common conditions that can cause Floating Bowel Movements.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Gallbladder Disease
  3. Gallstones
  4. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  5. Hepatitis A
  6. Hepatitis B
  7. Hepatitis
  8. Malabsorption
  9. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  10. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  11. Viral Hepatitis
There are 11 uncommon conditions that can cause Floating Bowel Movements.
  1. Celiac Sprue
  2. Chronic Pancreatitis
  3. Cirrhosis
  4. Esophageal Varices
  5. Hepatitis C
  6. Hepatomegaly
  7. Jaundice in Children
  8. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  9. Pancreatitis
  10. Proctitis
  11. Salmonella Infection
There are 45 rare conditions that can cause Floating Bowel Movements.
  1. Abetalipoproteinemia
  2. Alcaptonuria
  3. Amyloidosis
  4. Biliary Atresia
  5. Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  6. Cholangiocarcinoma
  7. Chronic Persistent Hepatitis
  8. Colorectal Cancer
  9. Congenital Megacolon
  10. Cystic Fibrosis
  11. Dubin Johnson Syndrome
  12. Echinococcus
  13. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  14. Gardner's Syndrome
  15. Gilbert's Disease
  16. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  17. Hemochromatosis
  18. Hemophilia A
  19. Hemophilia B
  20. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  21. Hepatitis D
  22. Hepatitis E
  23. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  24. Ischemic Bowel Disease
  25. Kernicterus
  26. Liver Cancer
  27. Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  28. Pancreatic Cancer
  29. Periarteritis Nodosa
  30. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  31. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  32. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  33. Pyloric Stenosis
  34. Rift Valley Fever
  35. Rotor's Syndrome
  36. Scurvy
  37. Shigella Infection
  38. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  39. Toxic Megacolon
  40. Tropical Sprue
  41. Ulcerative Colitis
  42. Von Willebrand's Disease
  43. Wilson's Disease
  44. Yellow Fever
  45. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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