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Acute abdominal pain: Sudden onset pain occurring within the abdomen. See detailed information below for a list of 32 causes of Acute abdominal pain, 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 bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that are less...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 the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to " digestive...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 ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain,...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms...read more »
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The list of organs typically affected by Acute abdominal pain may include, but is not limited to:
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Acute abdominal pain. Of the 32 causes of Acute abdominal pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Acute abdominal pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Acute abdominal pain based
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Acute abdominal pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Acute abdominal pain:
Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Acute abdominal pain:
Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Abdominal discomfort (109 causes), Stomachache (385 causes), Stomach pain (49 causes), Diarrhea (2312 causes), Indigestion (112 causes), Reflux, Gastroenteritis (35 causes), Incarcerated hernia, Urinary tract infection (68 causes), Renal colic, Appendicitis, Ruptured ectopic pregnancy, Acute cholecystitis (9 causes)
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