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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.
FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Bulgaria reports outbreaks of bird flu (avian influenza)

Bulgaria reports outbreaks of bird flu (avian influenza)

Study findings provide new insight into inflammatory bowel disease

Study findings provide new insight into inflammatory bowel disease

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

FDA approves Verzenio for advanced metastatic breast cancer

FDA approves Verzenio for advanced metastatic breast cancer

Benefits of Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Benefits of Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer Treatment

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

California scrambles to contain ‘unprecedented’ hepatitis A outbreaks

California scrambles to contain ‘unprecedented’ hepatitis A outbreaks

Risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Child with abdominal pain more likely to receive CT scan in general ED, study finds

Child with abdominal pain more likely to receive CT scan in general ED, study finds

Intense sanitization effort as Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego claims 16 lives

Intense sanitization effort as Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego claims 16 lives

Pregnant women with endometriosis have greater risk for complications during pregnancy and delivery

Pregnant women with endometriosis have greater risk for complications during pregnancy and delivery

Campylobacter infection outbreak linked to puppies

Campylobacter infection outbreak linked to puppies

Intestinal barrier of IBS patients allows bacteria to pass more freely than in healthy people

Intestinal barrier of IBS patients allows bacteria to pass more freely than in healthy people

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report