Abdominal Pain

Four locations used to describe abdominal pain
Three regions used to describe abdominal (belly) pain

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Abdominal (belly) pain can be described as generalized or localized.

Generalized pain occurs in two or more sections of the belly. Localized pain is confined to or is most intense in one section of the belly.

By Healthwise Staff
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last Revised October 30, 2012

Last Revised: October 30, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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