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Abdominal (belly) pain can be described as generalized or localized.
Generalized pain occurs in two or more sections of the belly. Localized pain is confined to or is most intense in one section of the belly.
Last Revised: January 11, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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