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.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

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