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What are the most common causes of abdominal pain in people?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of abdominal pain can include ulcers, gallstones, irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, etc...

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A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the common causes of abdominal pain?

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Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Multiple: The lsit of causes of abdominal pain is long. The most common are: gas, constipation, viral infection, ibs, appendicitis, kidney stones, infections in the fallopian tubes, bladder infection, colitis, vascular insufficiency.

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