In-depth

Alternative medicine

Tai chi

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Anal pain

Nausea and vomiting

Rectal bleeding

Shortness of breath

Unexplained weight loss

Wheezing

Tests and diagnosis

Capsule endoscopy

Colonoscopy

CT scan

MRI

Positron emission tomography scan

Upper endoscopy

Urinalysis

X-ray

Dec. 03, 2015
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