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Abdominal Pain​

woman holding her stomach​The National Institutes of Health (NIH) show that one of the most common reasons for ER visits in the United States is abdominal pain. Abdominal pain does not always indicate something serious.

Legacy ER & Urgent Care is a fully equipped Emergency Room and Urgent Care staffed by ER-trained physicians and staff trained to treat abdominal issues from stomach pain to appendicitis.

You should seek treatment if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe Pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Bloody bowel movements
  • Yellowing skin
  • Abdomen is tender to the touch or when pressure is applied
  • Abdominal swelling

However, if your abdominal pain is severe and accompanied by one or more of the following symptoms, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room or any of Legacy ER & Urgent Care six convenient Emergency Rooms in North Texas. Click hereto find your nearest Legacy Emergency Room.

  • Pressure, burning, fullness, or tightness in the chest.
  • Crushing or searing pain radiating to your jaw, back, neck, shoulders, and one or both arms.
  • Chest pain lasting more than a few minutes, becomes worse with activity, comes and goes, or varies in intensity.
  • Shortness of breath with chest pain.
  • Cold sweats with chest pain.
  • Weakness or dizziness with chest pain.
  • Vomiting or nausea with chest pain.

*From the Cleveland Clinic