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Abdominal pain can have many causes. Often the specific symptoms help determine the cause of the pain.
Most common symptoms
Gastrointestinal problems, such as constipation,gallbladder disease,bowel obstruction,pancreatitis,appendicitis,gastritis,peptic ulcer disease,gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ordiverticulitis
Urinary problems, such as akidney stone, kidney disease,kidney infection, orbladder infection
Dietary, such aslactose intoleranceorfood allergy
Inflammatory disease, such asCrohn's diseaseorulcerative colitis
Irritable bowel syndrome
Infection with a parasite, such asgiardia
Female reproductive problems, such asendometriosisorpelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Sickle cell disease
Blood vessel problems, such as anaortic aneurysmorperipheral arterial disease
Hernias, such ashiatal,inguinal, orumbilical
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofNovember 20, 2017
Current as of:
November 20, 2017
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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