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Abdominal rigidity: Firmness of the abdomen on palpation. See detailed information below for a list of 57 causes of Abdominal rigidity, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »
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Symptoms related to Abdominal rigidity:
Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Lower abdominal pain (34 causes), Upper abdominal pain (47 causes), Stomach ache (385 causes), Rigidity (96 causes), Muscle rigidity (73 causes), Abdominal swelling (499 causes), Stomach swelling (5 causes), Abdominal mass (207 causes), Abdominal guarding (43 causes), Perforated peptic ulcer, Strangulated hernia, Ectopic pregnancy (15 causes)
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