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Upper abdomen pain: The occurrence of abdominal pain which occurs in the upper abdoment. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Upper abdomen pain, 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...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"...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 ...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 leg cramps or misdiagnosis of diabetes....read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac...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 of...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, irritable bowel syndrome, or GERD....read more »
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The following list of conditions have 'Upper abdomen 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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Medical Conditions associated with Upper abdomen pain:
Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 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 Upper abdomen pain:
Lower abdominal pain (34 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Stomach pain (49 causes), Intestinal pain, Abdominal distention (68 causes), Gastritis (39 causes), Epigastric hernia, Pancreatitis (68 causes), Pyloric stenosis, Gastric carcinoma, Liver abscess, Splenic infarct, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Hydatid cyst
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