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I have abdominal pain on the upper left quad and I have

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I have abdominal pain on the upper left quad and I have recently been diagnosed with shingles go to er?
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: for a couple of weeks but getting worse
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer.com

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Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

I have a few additional questions for you:

  1. On a scale of 0 to 10, where would you rate the pain currently?
  2. On that same pain scale, what is the highest rating you would give your pain in the past 12 hours?
  3. Are you having any of the following? Fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation or blood in your stool?
Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi just wanted to follow up and see if you went to the ER or if you have other questions.