It can be easy to blame your abdominal pain on indigestion or stress. But sometimes the pain is more serious, and you'll need to see a doctor to diagnose appendicitis or any other more serious abdominal conditions. Learn which symptoms to watch out for and when you should get medical help. Did you know that stomach pain is the most common reason for emergency room visits? When a person is unsure about what to do, it may be best to call a doctor to decide if an ER visit is necessary. What … [Read more...] about Appendicitis? Kidney Stones? Abdominal Health Emergencies: Warning Signs, Symptoms
Colds and Flu Types Is it the cold or flu? Sneezing, coughing, fever, body aches, stomach distress are symptoms of a number of illnesses. How do you know the difference between the common cold and the flu? Common Cold Symptoms The common cold is a viral infection of your nose and throat (upper respiratory tract). It's usually harmless, although it might not feel that way. Many types of viruses can cause a common cold. If symptoms exceed comfort levels, it is time to see a doctor. (Mayo … [Read more...] about Do I Have A Cold Or The Flu?
Severe Pain If your pain is so severe that you cannot stand up straight, head on over to the emergency room. Another sign of something possibly serious is if your stomach is sensitive to touch or if it comes on suddenly or with a fever. Vomiting If you find yourself in the unlucky position of vomiting and you notice blood in your vomit, you should also seek out medical care. Recent Surgery or Pregnant? It is also important to remember that if you feel abdominal pain and recently … [Read more...] about Abdominal Pain