Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Loose Stool and Abnormally Stringy Stools 33 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 33 conditions that can cause Loose Stool and Abnormally Stringy Stools.

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There are 4 common conditions that can cause Loose Stool and Abnormally Stringy Stools.
  1. Intestinal Polyps
  2. Irritable Bowel Disease
  3. Lactose Intolerance
  4. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 5 somewhat common conditions that can cause Loose Stool and Abnormally Stringy Stools.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  3. Hepatitis A
  4. Malabsorption
  5. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 5 uncommon conditions that can cause Loose Stool and Abnormally Stringy Stools.
  1. Celiac Sprue
  2. Hepatitis C
  3. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  4. Proctitis
  5. Salmonella Infection
There are 19 rare conditions that can cause Loose Stool and Abnormally Stringy Stools.
  1. Abetalipoproteinemia
  2. Amyloidosis
  3. Colorectal Cancer
  4. Congenital Megacolon
  5. Cystic Fibrosis
  6. Hepatitis D
  7. Hepatitis E
  8. Ischemic Bowel Disease
  9. Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  10. Pancreatic Cancer
  11. Periarteritis Nodosa
  12. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  13. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  14. Pyloric Stenosis
  15. Shigella Infection
  16. Toxic Megacolon
  17. Tropical Sprue
  18. Ulcerative Colitis
  19. 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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