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Upper abdominal spasm: Sudden involuntary contraction of the upper abdominal muscles. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Upper abdominal spasm, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Upper abdominal spasm:
Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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