An obsolete term for abdominal pain; abdominal pain is the preferred terminology used in working medical parlance.


(ab″dom-ĭn-al′j(ē-)ă) [ abdomino- + -algia]
Pain in the abdomen.

Patient discussion about abdominalgia

Q. What Causes Specific Abdominal Pain? Everytime I go see a doctor when I have abdominal pains he tells me I probably have gastroenteritis. How does he know that it's not something else for instance, appendicitis, just by examining my abdomen?

A. whats the symptoms of ovarian cyst?

Q. I keep having this bad pain in my abdomin and I think something is wrong with me what could it be

A. it all depends on the symtoms,could be a number of things,if it persists go see a doctor,

Q. i have pains in the lower abdominal areas what is the couse these pain usually occar off and on besides the the abdomen in the lower areasand some times all over the abdomen

A. Is the pain worsened when you cough or lift heavy weight? It may suggest hernia (protrusion of gut loop through the abdomen wall, see here http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hernia.html ). However, it's virtually impossible to diagnose you through the net, so consulting a doctor would be wise.

Take care,

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La presentacion clinica es a menudo inespecifica: puede presentarse como dolor abdominal en mesogastrio (84%) con antecedentes de abdominalgia en mas de la mitad de los casos (65%).
a) Los sustantivos, segun el genero que posean, aparecen representados por la forma masculina singular (abrebocas m.) o femenina singular (abdominalgia f.), y, si presentan variacion generica por la forma del masculino y femenino singular, simplificando esta ultima a su terminacion (andrologo, ga).
Huang-Qin-Tang (HQT), a widely used prescription described in Treatise on Exogenous Febrile Disease, has been used to treat dysentery and nowadays its use has been expanded to the treatments of cold with symptoms of abdominalgia and diarrhea.
Para Ozanam (5), cumplian la funcion de sintomas patognomicos la taquicardia, la vacuidad de los senos, la fuerte abdominalgia y una "perfida calma", valga decir, la remision de los dolores, que confluyen en la fase terminal caracterizada por delirio, convulsiones, hipo, hinchazon abdominal y fetidez del flujo puerperal.
Every specimen in the study was supplemented with data on the patient's clinical symptoms (e.g., indigestion, abdominalgia).