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When should I see a doctor if I have abdominal pain?

It is never a bad idea to see your doctor if you have abdominal pain. If you are experiencing very severe pain or associated fever, vomiting, black or bloody stools, or haven't had a bowel movement in several days, you should see your doctor or go to an emergency room right away.

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