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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.
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

Scientists take steps to inhibit impact of E. coli on human health

Scientists take steps to inhibit impact of E. coli on human health

Protein-rich diet may foster more tolerant, less inflammatory gut environment

Protein-rich diet may foster more tolerant, less inflammatory gut environment

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes

UNM professor receives $1.9-million NIH grant to battle against pervasive African parasite

UNM professor receives $1.9-million NIH grant to battle against pervasive African parasite

Genetic test to predict IBD severity in children

Genetic test to predict IBD severity in children

FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence

FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

Four-food elimination diet can resolve symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis in children

Four-food elimination diet can resolve symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis in children

Gut bacteria play key role in regulating abdominal pain, mice study finds

Gut bacteria play key role in regulating abdominal pain, mice study finds