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What causes abdominal bloating, abdominal tenderness and nausea? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Peritonitis

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Peritonitis is the inflammation of a thin layer of tissue inside the abdomen. Caused by bacteria or fungus, it causes tenderness, bloating, fatigue, greying of the skin, and other problems.

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2

Amebiasis

Amebiasis is a parasitic infection of the intestines commonly contracted in tropical regions.

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3

Hernia

A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. Hernias are most common in the abdomen but can appear elsewhere.

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4

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis occurs when the bulging sacs that appear in the lining of your large intestine, or colon, get acutely infected, or inflamed. Symptoms include sudden abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, an...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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