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Underlying causes of abdominal pain

There are many different causes of abdominal pain. Some cause short-term pain, some cause long-term pain or pain that comes and goes (recurring pain) and others cause sudden and severe pain.

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What causes pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis is caused when something going wrong and the enzymes start digesting the pancreas, rather than the food in the gut. Learn more about the condition here.

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Underlying causes of vomiting

There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.

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Blackouts

A blackout is a temporary loss of consciousness. A common cause of a blackout is fainting, but can be caused by a serious health condition. Treatment will depend on the cause of your blackout. Learn more here.

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Causes of thyroid problems

The common causes of thyroid problems include autoimmune disease, certain medical treatments and inflammation of the thyroid. Learn more here.

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Accidents and injuries

Injuries can be caused by small incidents to major accidents. Learn about causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as how to be prepared with a good first aid kit.

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Underlying causes of diarrhoea

Diarrhoea usually occurs when fluid cannot be absorbed from your bowel contents, or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel. Find out what causes diarrhoea.

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Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a problem with the back that can cause lower back pain and muscle tightness. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Blood in urine

Blood in the urine, also called haematuria, can be detected easily but there are many causes. Learn more from our trusted partners’ content.

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Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy can cause pain, numbness or tingling in the arms and legs because of damage to the nerves. Learn about some of the possible causes here.

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