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Abdominal pain is traditionally described by its chronicity (acute or chronic), its progression over time, its nature (sharp, dull, colicky), its distribution (by various methods, such as abdominal quadrant (left upper quadrant, left lower quadrant, right upper quadrant, right lower quadrant) or other methods that divide the abdomen into nine sections), and by characterization of the factors that make it worse, or alleviate it.
Rapid diagnosis centers cut waiting times for patients with non-specific symptoms

Rapid diagnosis centers cut waiting times for patients with non-specific symptoms

A new autoinflammatory disease called CRIA syndrome discovered

A new autoinflammatory disease called CRIA syndrome discovered

UChicago expert sheds light on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

UChicago expert sheds light on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Zinc and folic acid supplements fail to improve fertility in men

Zinc and folic acid supplements fail to improve fertility in men

Many stomach cancer patients under 60 have a 'genetically and clinically distinct' disease

Many stomach cancer patients under 60 have a 'genetically and clinically distinct' disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Immune cells repair damaged gut in children with IBD

Immune cells repair damaged gut in children with IBD

UC study explores side effects in pediatric patients treated with antidepressants

UC study explores side effects in pediatric patients treated with antidepressants

More research funding needed to improve pancreatic cancer survival rates

More research funding needed to improve pancreatic cancer survival rates

Study: Young women in UK are subjected to unnecessary surgery for suspected appendicitis

Study: Young women in UK are subjected to unnecessary surgery for suspected appendicitis

New treatment method for periodontal disease could spare patients from many side effects

New treatment method for periodontal disease could spare patients from many side effects

People with salmonella infection more likely to be hospitalized longer

People with salmonella infection more likely to be hospitalized longer

New drug combo may improve pancreatic cancer therapy

New drug combo may improve pancreatic cancer therapy

Clinical trial: Oral drug improves exercise capacity in teens with congenital heart defects

Clinical trial: Oral drug improves exercise capacity in teens with congenital heart defects

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Best practice treatment guide to quickly detect, treat patients with vaping-associated lung injury

Best practice treatment guide to quickly detect, treat patients with vaping-associated lung injury

Bfr advises e-cigarette consumers to avoid products of uncertain origin

Bfr advises e-cigarette consumers to avoid products of uncertain origin

Researchers discover cause of new inherited form of pancreatitis

Researchers discover cause of new inherited form of pancreatitis

Eating potatoes provides as much fuel as carbohydrate gels for athletes

Eating potatoes provides as much fuel as carbohydrate gels for athletes