Dr. Moshe Rubin, of New York, New York has 30 years of experience in gastroenterology. He offers compassionate, expert care for a wide range of gastrointestinal conditions, many of which start out simply as abdominal pain. Because abdominal pain can have a long list of possible causes, his expertise in diagnosis, care and treatment of your symptoms is invaluable. Call or book an appointment online today to get your evaluation started.
Abdominal pain is often described simply as a bellyache, or a stomachache. At times however, abdominal pain can be much more severe. It can refer to pain anywhere between the ribs and pubic bone and can have a range of qualities, depending on the cause.
Abdominal pain can be hard to pinpoint or diagnose because there is such a long list of possible causes. Usually, diagnosis of pain in your abdomen is dependent on the type, severity, location and duration of the discomfort.
When being evaluated for abdominal pain, your doctor will ask a series of questions to help determine the actual cause. These questions might be:
These types of questions are important for an accurate diagnosis and will help the doctor determine the cause of your abdominal pain.
There are many possible reasons that you may be having abdominal pain. Some causes can be very simple, and will likely resolve on their own, such as:
Some causes that may need intervention by your doctor are:
These are just a few possible causes for abdominal pain. Dr. Rubin would do a thorough evaluation of your pain to determine the exact cause.
To determine the cause of your abdominal pain, Dr. Rubin will collect a thorough health history and perform an expert physical exam. If he determines it is needed, he may order a series of tests to help with the diagnosis.
These tests, combined with Dr. Moshe Rubin’s experience, will help determine the proper diagnosis, care and individualized treatment plan for your abdominal pain.
To get relief of your abdominal pain today, call or book your appointment online now.