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Overview of Abdominal Pain

Severe abdominal pain of unknown origin is a medical emergency, and should be evaluated and treated by the Emergency Department of the nearest hospital. Causes can include life-threatening diseases such as appendicitis.


Differential Diagnosis of Abdominal Pain

  • Copper deficiency or zinc excess is a rare cause.

Treatment of Abdominal Pain

Be sure to identify the nutritional imbalance before taking copper, zinc, or iron supplements! Taking the wrong supplement can be harmful!


References for Abdominal Pain