Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening 09/09/2014 () Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Topic Contents Topic Overview Health Tools Related Information References Credits Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Skip to the navigation Topic Overview Abdominal aortic aneurysms can be found during an ultrasound screening test. Screening tests help your doctor look for a certain disease or condition before any symptoms appear. Talk to your doctor about whether the benefits of screening would outweigh the risks in your case.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? 02/20/2015 () Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? You may want to have a say in this decision, or you may simply want to follow your doctor's recommendation. Either way, this information will help you understand what your choices are so that you can talk to your doctor about them.
Abdominal Fullness or Bloating 11/14/2014 () Abdominal Fullness or Bloating Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Abdominal Fullness or Bloating Skip to the navigation Topic Overview Abdominal fullness or bloating occurs when excess gas builds up in the digestive tract. Common causes of gas include: Swallowed air. If swallowed air is not burped up, it passes through the digestive tract and is released through the anus as gas (flatus). Excessive air swallowing may cause hiccups.
Abdominal Gas and Colic 09/09/2014 () Abdominal Gas and Colic Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Abdominal Gas and Colic Skip to the navigation Topic Overview Some people have problems digesting milk protein or milk sugar ( lactose intolerance ). But these problems are very rare in babies. Until your doctor can evaluate your baby, it is usually not advisable to switch formula or stop breast-feeding as a means to remedy suspected food digestion problems.
Abdominal Pain Causes 11/14/2014 () Abdominal Pain Causes Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Abdominal Pain Causes Skip to the navigation Topic Overview Abdominal pain can have many causes. Often the specific symptoms help determine the cause of the pain.
Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger 11/14/2014 () Topic Contents Topic Overview Check Your Symptoms Home Treatment Prevention Preparing For Your Appointment Related Information References Credits Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger Skip to the navigation Topic Overview Abdominal pain in children is a common problem. About 1 out of 3 children is seen by a doctor for abdominal pain by the time they are age 15, but only a small number of these children have a serious problem.
Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older 11/14/2014 () Topic Contents Topic Overview Check Your Symptoms Home Treatment Prevention Preparing For Your Appointment Related Information Credits Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older Skip to the navigation Topic Overview The cause of abdominal problems can be hard to pinpoint. Sometimes minor and serious abdominal problems start with the same symptoms. Fortunately, most abdominal problems are minor, and home treatment is all that is needed. Many times the exact cause of abdominal pain is hard to find.
Abdominal Ultrasound 09/09/2014 () Abdominal Ultrasound Topic Contents Test Overview Why It Is Done How To Prepare How It Is Done How It Feels Risks Results What Affects the Test What To Think About References Credits Abdominal Ultrasound Skip to the navigation Test Overview An abdominal ultrasound takes pictures of the organs and other structures in your upper belly. It uses sound waves to show images on a screen. Areas that can be checked include the: Abdominal aorta .