Abdominal & Pelvis Pain
A19-year-old female with no past medical history presents with right-sided lower abdominal pain for 2 years.
Trigger point injection as an adjunct to physical therapy is well tolerated and improves symptoms of pelvic floor muscle spasm in approximately 50% of patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome.
The FDA has accepted the supplemental New Drug Application for Trulance for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation.
The efficiency of self-administered hypnotherapy is equivalent to that of in-office hypnotherapy in relieving pediatric irritable bowel syndrome or functional abdominal pain.
At 3 months, significantly more women receiving both doses of elagolix had reductions in dysmenorrhea and nonmenstrual pelvic pain compared with those receiving placebo.
Probiotics may alleviate pain in the short-term in children with recurrent abdominal pain.
The FDA is warning patients and healthcare professionals that Viberzi tablets should not be used in patients without a gallbladder due to an increased risk of developing serious pancreatitis
Treatment with the high-concentration capsaicin patch was safe and effective for improving pain in patients with chronic pelvic, perineal, and gluteal neuralgia pain.
Most frequent upper functional GI disorders in IBS were functional dyspepsia, belching disorders
Tighter clustering of controls versus wider clustering of cases in UniFrac principal coordinate analysis
Two cases reported of seniors with atypical presentation, including nonspecific symptoms
Tarantula toxin specifically mediates mechanonociception
Randomized trial shows significant pain reduction for patients with chronic calcific pancreatitis.
Image-guided testing of tissue from the renal mass may lead to improved treatments, researchers say.
Review shows reduced recurrence rates for dysmenorrhea with continuous versus cyclic schedule.
More than half of elective resections done after fewer than three preceding episodes.
Case report describes 85-year-old man who presented twice with fever and painful erythema.
Medication was approved recently by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Researchers also report growing number of cases among women and children.
Women with asymptomatic endometriosis were less likely to experience anxiety and depression than those who have pelvic pain, the researchers also noted.
Less morbidity and lower costs for those choosing nonoperative management versus surgery.
Mortality also increased versus older adults undergoing elective procedures.
Minorities were 22% to 30% less likely to receive any pain medications compared with white patients.
Two rusted sharp ends of pin were removed from patient, without subsequent complications.
Women with chronic pelvic pain had greater connectivity in "pain" regions of the brain, regardless of presence of endometriosis.
Researchers learned that high dose Melatonin taken regularly for six weeks probably reduces fibromyalgia pain.
Clinical nonresponders have significantly higher fecal concentrations of infliximab.
Even though movement causing exacerbation of pain can happen with both somatic and visceral abdominal pain, asking patients to do a sit-up or a twister can identify trigger points in the rectus muscles and the obliques
But advantage of minimally-invasive abdominal aortic aneurysm repair diminishes over time.
Meta-analysis shows reduction in pain visual analog score with ginger during days three to four of cycle.
Increased risk of nonceliac autoimmune disease for first-degree relatives, spouses of celiac patients.
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