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1,767 Possible Causes for Upper Abdominal Pain

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Upper abdominal pain could be acute cholecystitis, pancreatitis, or a perforated ulcer.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] Up to 50% of cases are preceded by an upper tract respiratory infection caused by group-A beta-hemolytic streptococcus and present with the common tetrad of abdominal pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When a patient complains of abdominal pain, the various causes of an acute abdomen or referred pain should be considered.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com]

  • Gastritis

    The chief symptoms are severe upper-abdominal pain , nausea , vomiting , loss of appetite, thirst, and diarrhea; the illness develops suddenly and subsides rapidly.[britannica.com] Symptoms can include: Upper abdominal pain, often gnawing, burning or aching that can change with eating Nausea Vomiting Feeling very full after eating only a small amount[giassoc.org] Specialty Gastroenterology Symptoms Upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating, loss of appetite, heartburn [1] [2] Complications Bleeding, stomach ulcers, stomach tumors[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cholelithiasis

    We report a 7-year-old boy with sickle cell disease who presented with right upper quadrant abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Figuras y tablas - Analysis 1.1 Comparison 1 Trials of Gandanxiaoshi tablet (herbs) versus Aihuodantong capsule (herbs), Outcome 1 Upper abdominal pain.[cochranelibrary.com] Cholelithiasis Also known as gallstones, these hard masses are formed in the gallbladder or passages, and can cause severe upper right abdominal pain radiating to the right[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    The patient complained of continuous upper abdominal pain. Her medical history included idiopathic chronic pancreatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Duodenal ulcers can cause a myriad of unpleasant symptoms, including nausea, upper abdominal pain, weight loss and fatigue.[livestrong.com] Diagnosing a Duodenal Ulcer Upper GI X-ray Blood tests Endoscopy Biopsy Symptoms and signs The common symptoms of a duodenal ulcer include: Upper abdominal pain or pain below[nativeremedies.com]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Some people will also experience upper right side abdominal pain without any other symptoms. IBS differs in the amount of stool produced.[healthline.com] Many IBS patients will describe their abdominal pain as a pressure or band reaching across the right and left upper abdominal quadrants.[clinicaladvisor.com] [CI] 1.89-24.3) and postprandial upper abdominal fullness (OR 4.23, 95% CI 1.38-13.2).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Clinical features of upper gastrointestinal bleeding Symptoms Abdominal pain – may be epigastric or diffuse Haematemesis – vomiting of bright red blood Coffee-ground vomit[geekymedics.com] Symptoms associated with blood loss can include Fatigue Weakness Shortness of breath Abdominal pain Pale appearance Vomiting of blood usually originates from an upper GI source[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Pancreatitis

    The signs and symptoms of acute pancreatitis include: Upper abdominal pain Abdominal pain that radiates to your back Abdominal pain that feels worse after eating Fever Rapid[dhawy.com] Acute pancreatitis should be suspected in patients with severe acute upper abdominal pain but requires biochemical or radiologic evidence to establish the diagnosis.[web.archive.org] Symptoms Upper abdominal pain is a very common presenting sign of pancreatitis. Other signs includes nausea and vomiting, prostration, steatorrhea and weight loss.[symptoma.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick. Often, only one part of the heart is thicker than the other parts. The thickening can make it harder for blood to leave the heart, forcing the heart to work harder to pump blood. It also can make it harder for the heart[…][medlineplus.gov]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    We report a case of a 65-year-old female who was admitted for increasing upper abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here the authors present a case of 58-year-man with history of upper abdominal pain and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She suffered from general fatigue and right upper abdominal pain. She had leukocytosis and abnormal liver function tests.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Cholecystitis

    METHODS: The authors interviewed 269 patients who underwent either OCG, US, or both, for evaluation of chronic right upper quadrant abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common presenting symptom of acute cholecystitis is upper abdominal pain.[emedicine.com] Signs and symptoms The most common presenting symptom of acute cholecystitis is upper abdominal pain.[emedicine.com]

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