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Upper abdominal symptoms

Upper abdominal symptoms: Introduction

Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region. See detailed information below for a list of 2707 causes of Upper abdominal symptoms, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Upper abdominal symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Upper abdominal symptoms

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 less 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" 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" 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 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 fail to be diagnosed 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 known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel more »

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Upper abdominal symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Upper abdominal symptoms

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How Common are these Causes of Upper abdominal symptoms?

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 symptoms. Of the 2707 causes of Upper abdominal symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 13 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 21 causes are "common" diseases
  • 21 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 16 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 90 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2604 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Upper abdominal symptoms:

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Causes of Upper abdominal symptoms Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Upper abdominal symptoms:

    Subtypes of Upper abdominal symptoms:

    Abnormal liver function tests (12 causes), Abnormal Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy (18 causes), Acute chronic kidney pain (17 causes), Acute kidney failure (156 causes), Acute liver pain (5 causes), Acute liver pain in pregnancy (13 causes), Acute pancreatitis (78 causes), Acute stomach ulcer-like symptoms in pregnancy (14 causes), Acute stomach-ulcer like symptoms (3 causes), Ascites due to liver cirrhosis (15 causes), Acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis (10 causes), Acute hepatitis in children (25 causes), Biliary Colic (23 causes), Cholestatic pruritus (6 causes), Chronic kidney pain (23 causes), Chronic liver pain (8 causes), Chronic loin pain as seen in chronic renal pathologies (8 causes), Chronic stomach-ulcer like symptoms (8 causes), Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Constant epigastric pain (7 causes), Constant left hypochondrium pain (8 causes), Constant renal pain (10 causes), Constant renal pain in children (6 causes), Glomerulonephritis (61 causes), Constant upper abdominal pain (18 causes), Continuous upper abdominal pain (36 causes), Intravenous urography (2 causes), Kernicterus (20 causes), Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (10 causes), Disorders of the liver in adults (10 causes), Disorders of the liver in children (3 causes), Disorders of the spleen in young adults (5 causes), Disorders of the stomach (10 causes), Distension of the renal capsule (8 causes), Diuresis (29 causes), Enlarged kidney on both sides (10 causes), Enlarged kidney on one side (3 causes), Enlarged kidneys (34 causes), Enlarged liver (1314 causes), Enlarged liver and spleen (1170 causes), Enlarged liver in children (82 causes), Enlarged spleen in children (71 causes), Epigastric discomfort (44 causes), Epigastric discomfort in pregnancy (12 causes), Epigastric pain (93 causes), Epigastric pain in children (6 causes), Epigastric pain in pregnancy (12 causes), Epigastric tenderness (40 causes), Epigastric tenderness in pregnancy (12 causes), Epigastrium pain (30 causes), Epigastrium pain in pregnancy (12 causes), Liver cancer (40 causes), Fatty liver (61 causes), Flapping tremors as seen in cirrhosis of liver (6 causes), Cholecystitis (21 causes), Gall bladder symptoms (44 causes), Cholelithiasis (36 causes), Gallstones (43 causes), Gradual onset of clubbing due to hepatobiliary causes (3 causes), Gradual onset of epigastric pain (5 causes), Gradual onset of left hypochondrium pain (5 causes), Gradual onset of right hypochondrium pain (6 causes), Gradual onset upper abdominal pain (10 causes), Hepatic failure (83 causes), Hepatic porphyria, Hepatitis (42 causes), Hepatitis in children (15 causes), Hepatomegaly similar to that in cirrhosis of liver (15 causes), Hepatorenal syndrome (7 causes), Icterus (70 causes), Icterus in pregnancy (11 causes), Icterus similar to that in case of cirrhosis of liver (50 causes), Impaired renal function (35 causes), Increased bilirubin (13 causes), Intermittent stomach pain (1 cause), Intermittent chronic kidney pain (9 causes), Intermittent chronic liver pain (4 causes), Intermittent renal pain (7 causes), Intermittent stomach-ulcer like symptoms (5 causes), Jaundice (789 causes), Jaundice due to infection in children (11 causes), Jaundice in children (96 causes), Jaundice in infants (29 causes), Jaundice in older children (35 causes), Jaundice in pregnancy (37 causes), Jaundice-like symptoms (708 causes), Kidney abnormalities (52 causes), Kidney cysts (64 causes), Kidney damage (227 causes), Kidney damage in pregnancy (16 causes), Kidney enlargement (15 causes), Kidney failure (369 causes), Kidney inflammation (27 causes), Kidney pain (14 causes), Kidney pain in pregnancy (15 causes), Kidney stones (107 causes), Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Kidney symptoms in pregnancy (15 causes), Large tender liver (36 causes), Liver abnormalities (23 causes), Liver abnormalities in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver damage (134 causes), Liver damage in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver dysfunction (57 causes), Liver dysfunction during pregnancy (14 causes), Liver dysfunction in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver enlargement (102 causes), Liver enlargement in pregnancy (5 causes), Liver failure (451 causes), Liver inflammation (42 causes), Liver inflammation in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver mass (12 causes), Liver pain (30 causes), Liver pain in pregnancy (13 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Liver problems in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Liver symptoms in pregnancy (13 causes), Liver tenderness (36 causes), Liver tenderness in pregnancy (20 causes), Mild chronic kidney pain (4 causes), Mild chronic liver pain (4 causes), Mild stomach-ulcer like symptoms (5 causes), Neonatal jaundice (65 causes), Nephropathy (11 causes), Obstruction of common bile duct (7 causes), Obstructive uropathies (26 causes), Occlusion of renal arteries (17 causes), Occlusion of renal veins (8 causes), Osmotic diuresis (6 causes), Pancreas symptoms (271 causes), Pancreatic inflammation (3 causes), Pancreatitis (68 causes), Portal hypertension similar to cirrhosis of liver (14 causes), Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (6 causes), Pyelonephritis (26 causes), Pyelonephritis in pregnancy (11 causes), Recurring chronic kidney pain (9 causes), Recurring chronic liver pain (6 causes), Recurring stomach-ulcer like symptoms (8 causes), Renal artery stenosis (16 causes), Renal artery stenosis on both sides (11 causes), Renal artery stenosis on one side (4 causes), Renal calculi (25 causes), Renal damage (19 causes), Renal disorder (24 causes), Renal dysfunction similar to that of diabetes mellitus (18 causes), Renal failure (115 causes), Renal failure in pregnancy (17 causes), Renal pain (23 causes), Renal pain in pregnancy (6 causes), Renovascular disorders (15 causes), Renovascular stenosis (11 causes), Renovascular stenosis of both sides (11 causes), Right lower quadrant pain (25 causes), Right upper quadrant pain (41 causes), Right upper quadrant tenderness in a woman who is pregnant (8 causes), Right-upper-quadrant tenderness (35 causes), Ruptured spleen (24 causes), Severe chronic kidney pain (20 causes), Interstitial nephritis (15 causes), Severe chronic liver pain (7 causes), Severe stomach-ulcer like symptoms (10 causes), Chronic pyelonephritis (8 causes), Sick to your stomach (25 causes), Elevated Anti-liver/ kidney microsomal antibodies (1 cause), Spleen symptoms (1175 causes), Stomach ache (385 causes), Stomach ache in pregnancy (15 causes), Stomach bleeding (4 causes), Stomach cramps (379 causes), Stomach growling (34 causes), Stomach pain (49 causes), Stomach pain in pregnancy (15 causes), Stomach problems in pregnancy (15 causes), Stomach upset (8 causes), Stomach upset in pregnancy (15 causes), Stomach-ulcer like symptoms (10 causes), Hepatic encephalopathy (16 causes), Swollen spleen (1232 causes), Underdeveloped kidney (59 causes), Unresponsive Postictal state as in case of hepatic encephalopathy (27 causes), Upper abdomen pain (16 causes), Upper abdominal discomfort (28 causes), Upper abdominal discomfort in pregnancy (12 causes), Upper abdominal pain (47 causes), Upper abdominal pain in pregnancy (11 causes), Upper abdominal tenderness (37 causes), Upset stomach (11 causes), Renal bleeding (3 causes), Renal dysfunction similar to that of SLE (12 causes), Renal infection (6 causes), Renal inflammation (6 causes), Renal lump (7 causes), Renal ulcer (6 causes), Continuous renal pain, Liver bruise (1 cause), Liver deformity (9 causes), Liver lump (8 causes), Liver redness (7 causes), Liver ulcer (3 causes), Upper abdominal bleeding (7 causes), Upper abdominal blister (13 causes), Upper abdominal bruise (3 causes), Upper abdominal burning sensation (17 causes), Upper abdominal infection (10 causes), Upper abdominal inflammation (10 causes), Upper abdominal itch (10 causes), Upper abdominal numbness (14 causes), Upper abdominal obstruction (3 causes), Upper abdominal rash (13 causes), Upper abdominal redness (8 causes), Upper abdominal sensitivity (11 causes), Upper abdominal spasm (6 causes), Upper abdominal tingling (13 causes), Upper abdominal lump (6 causes), Gall bladder deformity (9 causes), Gall bladder lump (6 causes), Gall bladder redness (4 causes), Gall bladder swelling (3 causes), Gradual onset of nephropathy due to chronic disorders (7 causes), Gradual onset of pancreatitis (7 causes), Gradual onset of stomach ulcers (10 causes), Gradual onset of upper abdominal discomfort (15 causes), Hepatic ulcer (3 causes), Hepatomegaly similar to that in hematochromatosis (12 causes), Kidney bleeding (3 causes), Kidney lump (9 causes), Kidney ulcer (6 causes), Sudden onset of lower back pain due to renal etiology (8 causes), Sudden onset of pancreatitis (7 causes), Positive Chymotrypsin (3 causes), Sudden onset of upper abdominal pain (28 causes), Palpable stone, Organ rupture (6 causes), High sphincter of oddi manometry (1 cause), Sphincter of oddi manometry (1 cause), gallbladder inflammation (3 causes), Uremic frost (5 causes), liver infection (12 causes), Increased faecal urobilinogen (1 cause), Reye's syndrome (10 causes), yellow skin (397 causes), yellow eyes (386 causes), Stomache, Severe abdominal cramps (8 causes), Cramping abdominal pain (16 causes), Intestinal cramps (8 causes), Abdominal cramps (345 causes), Gestational diabetes (4 causes), diabetes-like symptoms (212 causes), Diabetic Ketoacidosis (34 causes), Diabetic neuropathy (13 causes), Glucosuria (18 causes), Glycosuria (19 causes), Decreased sugar tolerance in diabetics (3 causes), NIDDM (14 causes), Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (8 causes), Hyperglycemia (94 causes), Diabetes insipidus (40 causes), Diabetic retinopathy (9 causes), High blood sugar (55 causes), IDDM (1 cause), Chronic renal failure (67 causes), Obstructive nephropathies (23 causes), Uremia (115 causes), kidney infection (15 causes), Uric acid nephropathy (7 causes)

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