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Acute flank pain

Acute flank pain: Introduction

Acute flank pain: acute flank pain refers to sudden onset pain in one side of the body between the upper abdomen and the back. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Acute flank pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Acute flank pain: Symptom Checker

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Acute flank pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Acute flank pain

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Acute flank pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Acute flank pain

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How Common are these Causes of Acute flank 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 flank pain. Of the 9 causes of Acute flank pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute flank pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Acute flank 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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Medical Conditions associated with Acute flank pain:

Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Flank symptoms (21 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Acute flank pain:

Appendicitis, Diarrhea (2312 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes), Rebound tenderness (8 causes), Trauma, Abdomen injury, UTI (10 causes), Pyelonephritis (26 causes), Renal stones

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