Misdiagnosis of Gas


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

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

Discussion of diagnosis/misdiagnosis of Gas: The most common symptoms of gas are belching, flatulence, bloating, and abdominal pain. However, some of these symptoms are often caused by an intestinal disorder, such as irritable bowel syndrome, rather than too much gas.1

Misdiagnosis cases for Gas: No cases available yet.

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Gas in the Digestive Tract: NIDDK

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