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Abdominal pain can have many causes. Often the specific symptoms help determine the cause of the pain.
Most common symptoms
Gastrointestinal problems, such as constipation, gallbladder disease, bowel obstruction, pancreatitis, appendicitis, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or diverticulitis
Urinary problems, such as a kidney stone, kidney disease, kidney infection, or bladder infection
Dietary, such as lactose intolerance or food allergy
Inflammatory disease, such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis
Irritable bowel syndrome
Ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage
Infection with a parasite, such as giardia
Female reproductive problems, such as endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Sickle cell disease
Blood vessel problems, such as an aortic aneurysm or peripheral arterial disease
Hernias, such as hiatal, inguinal, or umbilical
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofNovember 20, 2017
Current as of:
November 20, 2017
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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