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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.
Clinical factors during pregnancy associated with congenital CMV infection in newborns

Clinical factors during pregnancy associated with congenital CMV infection in newborns

Chronic cough could be eased with new drug

Chronic cough could be eased with new drug

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Children with suspected appendicitis need better care, finds study

Children with suspected appendicitis need better care, finds study

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

China reports H5N1 bird flu in Hunan amid coronavirus crisis

China reports H5N1 bird flu in Hunan amid coronavirus crisis

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

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

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