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Abdominal pain can have many causes. Often the specific symptoms help
determine the cause of the pain.
Infection with a parasite, such as
Urinary problems, such as a
kidney stone, kidney disease,
kidney infection, or
Dietary, such as
lactose intolerance or
Inflammatory disease, such as
Crohn's disease or
Irritable bowel syndrome
Ectopic pregnancy or
Gastrointestinal problems, such as constipation,
peptic ulcer disease,
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or
Female reproductive problems, such as
pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Sickle cell disease
Blood vessel problems, such as an
aortic aneurysm or
peripheral arterial disease
Hernias, such as
January 13, 2011
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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