Severe abdominal pain : Medical Symptom Description
Severe abdominal pain: Severe abdominal pain is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Abdominal pain. For a medical symptom description of 'Severe abdominal pain', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Abdominal pain (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Severe abdominal pain' may be possible.
Abdominal pain (symptom): Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
Abdominal pain (symptom): Abdominal pain can range from various harmless conditions to extremely severe life-threatening conditions. Any symptom of abdominal pain needs prompt professional medical advice. Sudden and very severe abdominal pain should be treated as a medical emergency.
Abdominal pain is a very common symptom, and also common in children.
Unfortunately, many cases of acute appendicitis are misdiagnosed each year
as gastroenteritis or some other condition,
especially in children and infants.
Although appendicitis is an uncommon condition, it can be fatal.
And there are many other serious conditions that may cause abdominal pain.
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