Abdominal Pain in Adults (cont.)
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Is Surgery Necessary for Some Causes of Abdominal Pain in Adults?
Some types of abdominal pain require surgical treatment.
Do I Need to Follow-up with My Doctor After Having Abdominal Pain?
If the person is allowed to go home after their evaluation, they may be given instructions about what they can and cannot eat and drink and which medications they may take. The person may be told to return to the emergency department if certain conditions develop.
If the person is given no specific instructions they should follow these recommendations:
Patients should return to the emergency department or doctor in the following situations.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/17/2015
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