Feeling sick or nausea and Upper abdominal pain

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Acute cholecystitis

Acute cholecystitis is inflammation (swelling) of the gallbladder.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Right sided abdominal pain
  • Abdominal pain worse on coughing
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • High temperature

More information on Acute cholecystitis is available here.

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Gallstone

Gallstones are small stones, usually made of cholesterol, that form in the gallbladder.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Right sided abdominal pain
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Abdominal pain after eating
  • Loss of appetite

More information on Gallstone is available here.

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the term used to describe inflammation of the liver.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Right sided abdominal pain
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Unusually tired
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Upper abdominal pain

More information on Hepatitis is available here.

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Inflammation of pancreas

Acute pancreatitis is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed over a short period of time.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Abdominal pain worse on coughing
  • Back pain
  • Abdominal pain spreading to shoulder blade

More information on Inflammation of pancreas is available here.

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Recurrent pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is a condition where the pancreas becomes permanently damaged due to inflammation.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Itchy skin
  • Yellow skin or eyes

More information on Recurrent pancreatitis is available here.

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Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer is when an abnormal groups of cells, known as a tumour, develops inside the stomach.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen

More information on Stomach Cancer is available here.

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