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Acute pain under rib cage on both sides and Bad taste
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Results: 72 causes of Acute pain under rib cage on both sides OR Bad taste

    1. Acid reflux / heartburn
    2. Acute mercury inhalation
     Inhalation of mercury vapor can lead to serious symptoms and even death if sufficient quantities are inhaled. Mercury inhalation is more likely in confined or poorly ventilated spaces. Mercury from a broken thermometer can lead to symptoms if it occurs in...more »
    3. Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
     A rare form of bacterial oral infection which causes inflammation and ulceration of the gums. The infection results in an excess number of the bacteria which are normally found in healthy mouths. Certain viruses may be a factor in allowing the overgrowth ...more »
    4. Anchovy poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some anchovies contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    5. Bonefish poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some bonefish contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    6. Bronchiectasis
     Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages....more »
    7. COPD
     Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema....more »
    8. Chemical poisoning -- 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
     1,3-Dinitrobenzene is a chemical used mainly in explosives. The chemical can be readily absorbed through the skin and cause systemic symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the expo...more »
    9. Chemical poisoning -- Cadmium
     Cadmium is a chemical used mainly in batteries, solder, amalgams, cigarettes, PVC pigments and phosphate fertilizer production. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on...more »
    10. Chemical poisoning -- Disulfiram
     Disulfiram is a drug used mainly to manage alcoholism. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    11. Chemical poisoning -- Glaze
     Glazes are used to put a shiny finish on various surfaces such as pottery. Glazes contain chemicals such as lead and zinc oxide which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. The chemicals cause damage to the gastrointestinal lining ...more »
    12. Chemical poisoning -- Selenium
     Selenium is a chemical element used mainly as an industrial catalyst, in glass and ceramic manufacturing, as an animal feed additive, in photography and in the electronics industry. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms....more »
    13. Chemical poisoning -- Solder
     Solder contains various chemicals and heavy metals which can cause serious symptoms if sufficient quantities are swallowed. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure....more »
    14. Chemical poisoning -- Thallium Sulfate
     Thallium Sulfate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of switches and closures in the semiconductor industry. It has historically also been used as a rodenticide. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type a...more »
    15. Chemical poisoning -- Vanadium
     Vanadium is an element used mainly in steel alloys but is also used in glass coatings, electric fuel cells and other applications. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending...more »
    16. Copper toxicity
     Excessive accumulation of copper in the body can cause symptoms....more »
    17. Cromolyn Sodium -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cromolyn Sodium (an asthma preventer) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affect...more »
    18. Dental caries
     A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel leading to cavitation of the tooth...more »
    19. Dental conditions
     Conditions that affect ones dentition...more »
    20. Gastritis
     Inflammation of the stomach lining...more »
    21. Glossitis
     Inflammation of the tongue...more »
    22. Gum disease
     Dental condition affecting the gums....more »
    23. Heartburn
     Pain from stomach acid coming back up the esophagus...more »
    24. Henkin syndrome
     A rare disorder characterized by impaired senses of taste and smell....more »
    25. Herring poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some herrings contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    26. Insect bite allergy
     An insect bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a bite by an insect such as an ant. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    27. Jacobs syndrome
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart inflammation (pericardium), joint disease and permanent finger flexion. The number of joints affected is variable....more »
    28. Jaundice
     Bile or liver problem causing yellowness....more »
    29. Lead poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead....more »
    30. Lung abscess
     Pus (abscess) in the lung...more »
    31. Mercury poisoning
     A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to mercury....more »
    32. Metal Fume Fever -- Aluminium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of aluminium oxide fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    33. Metal Fume Fever -- Antimony
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of antimony fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    34. Metal Fume Fever -- Cadmium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of cadmium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    35. Metal Fume Fever -- Chromium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of chromium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    36. Metal Fume Fever -- Copper
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of copper fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    37. Metal Fume Fever -- Iron
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of iron fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    38. Metal Fume Fever -- Magnesium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of magnesium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    39. Metal Fume Fever -- Manganese
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of manganese fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    40. Metal Fume Fever -- Nickel
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of nickel fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    41. Metal Fume Fever -- Selenium
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of selenium fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    42. Metal Fume Fever -- Silver
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of silver fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    43. Metal Fume Fever -- Tin
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of tin fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    44. Metal Fume Fever -- Zinc
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of zinc fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    45. Metal fume fever
     Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of iron oxide fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry....more »
    46. Non-Food Allergy -- Africanized honeybee
     An Africanized honeybee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to an Africanized honeybee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) an...more »
    47. Non-Food Allergy -- Ant
     An ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to an ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. Certain ants pose more of an allergy risk than others e.g. red fire ant. The specific symptoms that can ...more »
    48. Non-Food Allergy -- Black fire ant
     A black fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a black fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    49. Non-Food Allergy -- Bumblebee
     A Bumblebee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a Bumblebee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response ...more »
    50. Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet
     A hornet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a hornet sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to con...more »
    51. Non-Food Allergy -- Red fire ant
     A red fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a red fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    52. Non-Food Allergy -- Tropical fire ant
     A tropical fire ant bite allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a tropical fire ant bite. Multiple bites increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    53. Non-Food Allergy -- Yellow jacket Wasp
     A yellow jacket allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a yellow jacket wasp sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine...more »
    54. Non-Food Allergy -- honey bee
     A honey bee allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a honey bee sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response ...more »
    55. Non-Food Allergy -- scorpion
     A scorpion allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a scorpion sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients....more »
    56. Non-Food Allergy -- wasp
     A wasp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a wasp sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact...more »
    57. Phentermine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phentermine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposur...more »
    58. Plant poisoning -- Protoanemonin
     Protoanemonin is derived from a chemical called ranunculin found naturally in plants such as the buttercup. The main symptoms are gastrointestinal which can range in severity depending on the amount consumed. It leaves a bitter taste in the mouth so poiso...more »
    59. Pleurisy
     Inflammation of the pleural membrane...more »
    60. Pneumonia
     Infection of the lung by bacteria, viruses or fungus....more »
    61. Postnasal drip
     Draining of nasal secretions down the back of the throat...more »
    62. Pyloric stenosis
     Narrowed opening between stomach and intestines...more »
    63. Pyrosis
     A condition which is characterized by chest pain and a burning like sensation after the consumption of food...more »
    64. Rattle snake poisoning
     The Rattle snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in America. They are distinguished by a characteristic rattle at the tip of their tail....more »
    65. Sardine poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some sardines contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is b...more »
    66. Scombrotoxic fish poisoning
     Bacterial food poisoning from eating contaminated fish...more »
    67. Selenium -- overuse
     Excessive use of selenium can case various adverse symptoms....more »
    68. Slickhead poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some slickhead contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is ...more »
    69. Stomatitis
     Mouth lining inflammation or infection...more »
    70. Tarpon poisoning (clupeotoxin)
     Some tarpon contain toxins (Clupeotoxin) which can be poisonous to humans if eaten. Heat does not destroy the toxin and there is still uncertainty as to the origin of the toxin. The toxin appears to be present in higher concentrations in summer and is bel...more »
    71. Tonsilitis
     Inflammation of the tonsils in the throat....more »
    72. Tooth abscess
     Pus-filled abscess of a tooth...more »

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