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Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain

When a fever accompanies upper abdominal pain, it is more often than not the result of a non-threatening, self-limited viral infection (gastroenteritis).

Other illnesses (some serious) will need to be considered. Fever and new abdominal pain together make it important for you to have a medical evaluation.

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