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Upper abdominal discomfort

Upper abdominal discomfort: Introduction

Upper abdominal discomfort: The occurrence of the sensation of discomfort which is located in the upper abdomen. See detailed information below for a list of 28 causes of Upper abdominal discomfort, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Upper abdominal discomfort:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Upper abdominal discomfort. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Upper abdominal discomfort: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Upper abdominal discomfort:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Upper abdominal discomfort as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Upper abdominal discomfort: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Upper abdominal discomfort

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Upper abdominal discomfort: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Upper abdominal discomfort

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may...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...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...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...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 most...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...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...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 Vitamin B12 deficiency or ...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 ...read more »

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Upper abdominal discomfort: Related Rare Diseases

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Upper abdominal discomfort: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Upper abdominal discomfort

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How Common are these Causes of Upper abdominal discomfort?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Upper abdominal discomfort. Of the 28 causes of Upper abdominal discomfort that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 24 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Upper abdominal discomfort:

The following list of conditions have 'Upper abdominal discomfort' 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 Upper abdominal discomfort Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Upper abdominal discomfort based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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

    Classifications of Upper abdominal discomfort:

    Medical Conditions associated with Upper abdominal discomfort:

    Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Upper abdominal discomfort:

    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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