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    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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