Misdiagnosis of Diabetic Diarrhea


Diarrhea can arise from numerous causes. One cause that can occur with diabetes is neuropathy of the intestine nerves (of the gastrointestinal tract). This is called diabetic diarrhea. However, diabetics can also get diarrhea from other causes such as medication side effects, poor diet, bacterial infections (e.g. "stomach bugs"), and many other possibilities.

About misdiagnosis: When checking for a misdiagnosis of Diabetic Diarrhea or confirming a diagnosis of Diabetic Diarrhea, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Diabetic Diarrhea may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Diabetic Diarrhea. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

Alternative diagnoses list for Diabetic Diarrhea: For a diagnosis of Diabetic Diarrhea, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Diabetic Diarrhea:

Diabetic Diarrhea as an alternative diagnosis: The other diseases for which Diabetic Diarrhea is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Misdiagnosis cases for Diabetic Diarrhea: No cases available yet.

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