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Acute abdominal pain

Acute abdominal pain: Introduction

Acute abdominal pain: Sudden onset pain occurring within the abdomen. See detailed information below for a list of 32 causes of Acute abdominal pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Acute abdominal pain:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Acute abdominal pain

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Causes of Types of Acute abdominal pain:

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Acute abdominal pain: Symptom Checker

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Acute abdominal pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Acute abdominal pain

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Acute abdominal pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Acute abdominal pain

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, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that are 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. 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 kill the "good" bacteria in the 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" 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 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 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 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 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 more »

Acute abdominal pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Acute abdominal pain

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Acute abdominal pain: Related Rare Diseases

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Acute abdominal pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Acute abdominal pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Acute abdominal pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Acute abdominal pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Acute abdominal pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Acute abdominal pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Acute abdominal pain. Of the 32 causes of Acute abdominal pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute abdominal pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Acute abdominal pain' 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 Acute abdominal pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Acute abdominal pain 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 Acute abdominal pain?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Acute abdominal pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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

    Classifications of Acute abdominal pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Acute abdominal pain:

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

    Symptoms related to Acute abdominal pain:

    Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Abdominal discomfort (109 causes), Stomachache (385 causes), Stomach pain (49 causes), Diarrhea (2312 causes), Indigestion (112 causes), Reflux, Gastroenteritis (35 causes), Incarcerated hernia, Urinary tract infection (68 causes), Renal colic, Appendicitis, Ruptured ectopic pregnancy, Acute cholecystitis (9 causes)

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