In-depth

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Unexplained weight loss

Unexplained weight loss: Symptom — Overview covers possible causes of unexplained weight loss.

Tests and diagnosis

Abdominal ultrasound

Abdominal ultrasound is a quick, painless way to detect an aortic aneurysm.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Treatments and drugs

Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Find out what you can expect before and after gallbladder removal surgery.

Sep. 07, 2013

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