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Epigastric tenderness

Epigastric tenderness: Introduction

Epigastric tenderness: discomfort in the upper central region of the abdomen. See detailed information below for a list of 40 causes of Epigastric tenderness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Epigastric tenderness:

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Epigastric tenderness: Symptom Checker

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Epigastric tenderness: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Epigastric tenderness

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Misdiagnosis and Epigastric tenderness

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...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 the "good" bacteria in the gut....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...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 diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...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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Epigastric tenderness: Related Rare Diseases

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Epigastric tenderness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Epigastric tenderness

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How Common are these Causes of Epigastric tenderness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Epigastric tenderness. Of the 40 causes of Epigastric tenderness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 34 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Epigastric tenderness:

The following list of conditions have 'Epigastric tenderness' 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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Causes of Epigastric tenderness Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Epigastric tenderness:

    Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Epigastric tenderness:

    Pain abdomen, Abdominal discomfort (109 causes), Abdominal distention (68 causes), Bloating (201 causes), Peptic ulcer, Acidity, GERD (163 causes), Gastroesophageal reflux disease (163 causes), Heart burn (163 causes)

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