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Upper abdominal pain

Upper abdominal pain: Introduction

Upper abdominal pain: The occurrence of abdominal pain which occurs in the upper abdoment. See detailed information below for a list of 47 causes of Upper abdominal pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Upper abdominal pain:

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

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Upper abdominal pain: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Upper abdominal pain:

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

Upper abdominal pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Upper abdominal pain

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Upper abdominal pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Upper 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, 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 " 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 be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. 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 ( 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. more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, 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). 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 possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable more »

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Upper abdominal pain: Related Rare Diseases

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Upper abdominal pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Upper abdominal pain

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How Common are these Causes of Upper 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 Upper abdominal pain. Of the 47 causes of Upper abdominal pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 42 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Upper abdominal pain:

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

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Upper 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?

    Classifications of Upper abdominal pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Upper 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), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Upper abdominal pain:

    Lower abdominal pain (34 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Stomach pain (49 causes), Intestinal pain, Abdominal distention (68 causes), Gastritis (39 causes), Epigastric hernia, Pancreatitis (68 causes), Pyloric stenosis, Gastric carcinoma, Liver abscess, Splenic infarct, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Hydatid cyst

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