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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.
Loss of smell hints at coronavirus infection

Loss of smell hints at coronavirus infection

COVID-19: What the illness looks like

COVID-19: What the illness looks like

Is coronavirus spread through feces?

Is coronavirus spread through feces?

Editorial challenges U.S. healthcare system to reconsider conventional care for diverticulitis

Editorial challenges U.S. healthcare system to reconsider conventional care for diverticulitis

Some children may become seriously ill with coronavirus, experts warn

Some children may become seriously ill with coronavirus, experts warn

Accurate diagnosis of appendicitis in the emergency department may be more challenging

Accurate diagnosis of appendicitis in the emergency department may be more challenging

Fecal Microbiota Transplants highly successful in treating patients with C.diff infection

Fecal Microbiota Transplants highly successful in treating patients with C.diff infection

The changing face of the COVID-19 epidemic

The changing face of the COVID-19 epidemic

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