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Sudden onset of epigastric pain: Sudden onset of epigastric pain is the rapid development of discomfort or burning in the upper abdomen. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Sudden onset of epigastric pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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