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Glossary for Gradual onset of upper abdominal discomfort

Medical terms related to Gradual onset of upper abdominal discomfort or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal discomfort: The sensation of discomfort located in the abdomen
  • Abdominal pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Ankylostomiasis: A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines.
  • Cholelithiasis: gallstones (choleliths) are crystalline bodies formed within the body by accretion or concretion of normal or abnormal bile component.
  • Copper toxicity: Excessive accumulation of copper in the body can cause symptoms.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Dyspepsia as in case of chronic digestive disorders: discomfort in the upper central region of the abdomen
  • Epigastric discomfort: discomfort in the upper central region of the abdomen
  • Epigastric tenderness: discomfort in the upper central region of the abdomen
  • Fascioliasis: A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver.
  • Food poisoning: Poisoning from a substance or microbe in food.
  • Gastric lymphoma: A rare type of tumor that occurs in the lining of the stomach. The tumor may be primary or have spread there from other parts of the body. This type of tumor is more common in old people.
  • Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
  • Hernia: General term for an organ protruding where it should not.
  • Janbon syndrome: Gastrointestinal symptoms that can occur when using a drug called oxytetracycline which is a type of antibiotic. The drug tends to destroy the good bacteria in the gastrointestinal system and allows other bacteria resistant to the drug to flourish.
  • Malabsorption: Dysfunctional absorption
  • Mediastinitis: inflammation of the tissues in the mid-chest, or mediastinum
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Pregnancy: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Stomach cancer: Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs
  • Upper abdominal discomfort: The occurrence of the sensation of discomfort which is located in the upper abdomen
  • Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region.
  • Zieve syndrome: Liver and blood abnormalities caused by heavy alcohol consumption.

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