Abdominal Pain in Adults (cont.)
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What questions will the doctor ask about my abdominal pain?
Diagnosing the cause of abdominal pain is one of the hardest tasks for a doctor. Sometimes all that the professional can do is be sure that the pain does not require surgery or admission to the hospital.
The healthcare professional may ask these or similar questions to try to determine what is causing the patient's pain. Some may seem unrelated to the patient's current condition, but it is important to try to answer them as completely as possible. The answers to these questions can help the healthcare professional find the cause of the patient's pain more quickly and easily.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/17/2015
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