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Abdominal discomfort

Abdominal discomfort: Introduction

Abdominal discomfort: The sensation of discomfort located in the abdomen. See detailed information below for a list of 109 causes of Abdominal discomfort, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Abdominal discomfort:

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Abdominal discomfort: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Abdominal discomfort:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of 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.

Abdominal discomfort: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Abdominal discomfort

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Abdominal discomfort: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Abdominal discomfort

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 syndrome, 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 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 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 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, 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 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 of symptoms (see 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 more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Abdominal discomfort

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Abdominal discomfort: Related Rare Diseases

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Abdominal discomfort: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Abdominal discomfort

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How Common are these Causes of 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 Abdominal discomfort. Of the 109 causes of Abdominal discomfort that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 4 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 100 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Abdominal discomfort:

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

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Abdominal discomfort:

    Medical Conditions associated with Abdominal discomfort:

    Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Common symptoms (8589 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 Abdominal discomfort:

    Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Abdominal tenderness (59 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Diarrhea (2312 causes), Indigestion (112 causes), Gastroenteritis (35 causes), Stomach pain (49 causes), Appendicitis, Ectopic pregnancy (15 causes), Dysmenorrhea (54 causes), GERD (163 causes), Pancreatitis (68 causes), Gallstones (43 causes), Fibroids (5 causes), Pelvic inflammatory disease (28 causes), Colitis, Crohn's disease

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