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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.
Gluten exposure at 4 to 6 months of age lowers risk of celiac disease

Gluten exposure at 4 to 6 months of age lowers risk of celiac disease

Marburg virus - 275 confirmed cases

Marburg virus - 275 confirmed cases

Combination chemotherapy shows small survival benefit in advanced stomach cancer

Combination chemotherapy shows small survival benefit in advanced stomach cancer

Soft music at bedtime will help older adults sleep better and longer

Soft music at bedtime will help older adults sleep better and longer

First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men

First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men

CDC experts sent to Angola to help with Marburg epidemic

CDC experts sent to Angola to help with Marburg epidemic

Marburg death toll in Angola now up to 122

Marburg death toll in Angola now up to 122

Pushy Mums & Dads bad for kids!!

Pushy Mums & Dads bad for kids!!

Health risks increase in Guyana with leptospirosis

Health risks increase in Guyana with leptospirosis

MRI is both safe and accurate for diagnosing pregnant women with acute pain in the abdomen and pelvis

MRI is both safe and accurate for diagnosing pregnant women with acute pain in the abdomen and pelvis

Clinical trials to test the safety of a first-of-its-kind human hookworm vaccine

Clinical trials to test the safety of a first-of-its-kind human hookworm vaccine

Genomics tools provide clues to what causes 400 million cases of gastrointestinal disease each year

Genomics tools provide clues to what causes 400 million cases of gastrointestinal disease each year

Detrol LA significantly reduces symptoms of overactive bladder

Detrol LA significantly reduces symptoms of overactive bladder

Potential vaccine for the deadly toxin ricin

Potential vaccine for the deadly toxin ricin

Urinary incontinence and abdominal pain are key symptoms of ovarian cancer

Urinary incontinence and abdominal pain are key symptoms of ovarian cancer

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

Children who swallow more than one magnet need immediate medical care

Children who swallow more than one magnet need immediate medical care

Many factors influence quality of life for patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Many factors influence quality of life for patients with irritable bowel syndrome