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Abdominal mass

Abdominal mass: Introduction

Abdominal mass: Abdominal swelling with hard mass felt. See detailed information below for a list of 207 causes of Abdominal mass, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Abdominal mass:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Abdominal mass

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Causes of Types of Abdominal mass:

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Abdominal mass: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Abdominal mass, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Abdominal mass Treatments

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Stories from Users for Abdominal mass

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Message Boards for Abdominal mass

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Abdominal mass or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Abdominal mass:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Abdominal mass. Some of these are listed below :

  • General appearance - looking for jaundice, signs of recent weight loss.
  • Palpate the abdominal mass - to determine site, tenderness, size, shape, surface, edge, and mobility.
  • Examine neck and groin lymph nodes
  • Rectal examination - looking for mass or blood.
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count looking for anemia, inflammation, electrolytes
    • Electrolytes
  • more tests...»

Abdominal mass: Animations

Abdominal mass: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Abdominal mass may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Abdominal mass

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Abdominal mass. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Abdominal mass: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Abdominal mass

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may 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 variety of "good" bacteria that aid digestion, 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 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 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 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 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 more »

Abdominal mass: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Abdominal mass

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Abdominal mass: Related Rare Diseases

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Abdominal mass: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Abdominal mass listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Abdominal mass as a symptom include:

Organs affected by Abdominal mass:

The list of organs typically affected by Abdominal mass may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Abdominal mass

The list below shows some of the causes of Abdominal mass mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Abdominal mass?

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 mass. Of the 207 causes of Abdominal mass that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 11 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 25 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 183 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Abdominal mass:

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

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Abdominal mass 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Abdominal mass?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Abdominal mass, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Abdominal mass:

    Abdo mass
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Abdominal mass:

    Subtypes of Abdominal mass:

    Flank mass (14 causes), Abdominal tumor (29 causes), Abdominal tumors (29 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Abdominal mass:

    Abdominal swelling (499 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Abdominal mass:

    Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Abdominal swelling (499 causes), Stomach swelling (5 causes), Stomach ache (385 causes), Swollen body organs, Abdominal fullness (19 causes), Abdominal distension (112 causes), Abdominal discomfort (109 causes), Epigastric pain (93 causes), Gastric carcinoma, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Pancreatic cancer

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