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Severe cramping in mother's upper abdomen that doesn't subside after moving her bowels and soon leads to vomiting. any ideas?

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Dr. Robert Richards
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Abdominal pain: I'm not sure how old 'mother' is but assuming she's over 50 it could be a number of things. The first thing is to rule out something serious such as an ulcer or an obstruction in the intestines. You should see a gastroenterologist as soon as possible.

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Last updated Aug 25, 2013

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