Pregnancy, Round Ligament Pain (cont.)
Patrick A Aguilera, MD
James E Keany, MD, FACEP
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM
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Exams and Tests
If you need to go to the emergency department, the emergency doctor will examine you to make sure no acute life-threatening condition exists. The basic examination if you have lower abdominal pain typically includes an abdominal, pelvic, and digital rectal examination. Although the exam may be uncomfortable, important diagnostic findings on the physical examination will direct the doctor into ordering appropriate laboratory tests. Ultimately, this will enhance the doctor’s knowledge of your condition and further direct your treatment plan.
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