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849 Possible Causes for Abdominal Tenderness, Bacteria, Chronic Abdominal Pain

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] penicillin allergy inactive against Gram-positive bacteria, Bacteroides spp. and Pseudomonas spp. provenance outside the AmpC-producing bacteria susceptible to this agent[] Recurrent chronic lower abdominal pain and urinary tract infection in a young person may be due to congenital renal abnormality.[] Examination findings may include the following: Fever Tachycardia Flank pain/costovertebral angle tenderness Abdominal tenderness in the suprapubic area Scrotal hematoma,[]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    Breath test, blood test or stool test is done to look for the presence of H. pylori bacteria.[] We report a case of 48 year old male, a non-smoker but chronic substance abuser, who presented with abdominal pain, mainly epigastric with radiation to the back.[] RESULTS: Of the 183 patients, 57 who were treated conservatively had less abdominal tenderness, lower levels of serum C-reactive protein, and shorter time to presentation[]

  • Whipple Disease

    New diagnostic tools involving isolation of bacteria from contaminated intestinal biopsies and immunohistological detection need to be developed.[] The following symptoms may need to be present for an affliction of Whipple’s Disease to qualify for Social Security benefits: Diarrhea or Steatorrhea Chronic abdominal pain[] tenderness or hyperpigmentation of the skin.[]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Gender might affect the distribution and/or recolonization of the bacteria in DU patients.[] The patient complained of continuous upper abdominal pain. Her medical history included idiopathic chronic pancreatitis.[] His blood pressure was 154/65 mmHg and he had no abdominal tenderness.[]

  • Abdominal Actinomycosis

    Histopathological examination showed chronic-fibrosing and granulocytic, abscess-forming inflammation with Gram- and PAS-positive bacteria, corresponding to the diagnosis[] Abdominal actinomycosis is a subacute/chronic bacterial infection that affects different body regions.[] We report a rare case of combined intra- and extra-abdominal actinomycosis mimicking urachal tumor that was diagnosed by computed tomography, which presented as two tender[]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    Click to view animation Bacteria in Peptic Ulcer Disease The bacterium Helicobacter pylori makes its living in the acidic interior of the human stomach, where it causes most[] Usually presents as chronic, upper abdominal pain related to eating a meal (dyspepsia).[] Abdominal examination also shows general tenderness, rigidity, rebound tenderness and guarding.[]

  • Crohn's Disease

    The cold chain hypothesis suggests that psychrotrophic bacteria such as Yersinia spp and Listeria spp contribute to the disease.[] Chronic abdominal pain can be a difficult diagnostic dilemma.[] Other symptoms include: abdominal tenderness or swelling blood in the stool fatigue fever loss of appetite rectal bleeding stomach cramps weight loss Some symptoms do not[]

  • Liver Abscess

    Desulfovibrio desulfuricans is a common bacterium that rarely causes liver abscess and may be overlooked during co-infection due to overgrowth of the accompanying bacteria[] Common clinical findings were fever, abdominal pain, and hepatomegaly. Radionuclide scan was useful in diagnosis of lesions larger than 2 cm.[] The cardiopulmonary examination was normal, no visceral enlargement was found but abdominal tenderness was present on examination of the epigastrium.[]

  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease

    Abstract Abnormal composition of intestinal bacteria--"dysbiosis"-is characteristic of Crohn's disease.[] Symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea, sometimes bloody, and weight loss.[] Abdominal tenderness or distension, palpable masses. Anal and perianal lesions (pendulous skin tags, abscesses, fistulae) are characteristic. Mouth ulcers.[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Collectively, our results revealed that the fecal bacteria from UC patients could cause stronger inflammatory responses than fecal bacteria from healthy controls.[] Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, and intestinal hemorrhage. Chronic inflammation of the colon that produces ulcers in its lining.[] Abdominal examination may reveal tenderness, distension or palpable masses.[]

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