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Sudden, Severe Pain in the Abdomen

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HealthWiki > Where Women Have No Doctor > Chapter 21: Pain in the Lower Abdomen > Sudden, Severe Pain in the Abdomen


Some lower abdominal pain is an emergency. If you have any of the following danger signs, go to the nearest hospital. A trained health worker will need to do an examination of your abdomen, a pelvic exam, and perhaps special tests. See information about how to do an abdominal exam and a pelvic exam.


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