Approach to the Patient with Chronic Abdominal Pain

It is not the purpose of this chapter to describe a comprehensive differential diagnosis to abdominal pain. Most experienced gastroenterologists will have no difficulty in readily identifying the underlying cause in the presence of typical clinical and laboratory features. Instead, we would like to focus on the approach to the difficult patient with chronic abdominal pain. These patients fall into the following three categories, as discussed in greater detail below: (1) the patient with unfamiliar or rare causes of abdominal pain, (2) the patient with a known cause of abdominal pain but one that is not easily brought under control, or (3) the patient with no apparent cause of abdominal pain.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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