Katherine A. Mandell , M.D., FACSKatherine A. Mandell , M.D., FACS
- Accepting Children: No
- Accepting New Patients: Yes
- Accepting Medicare: Yes
- Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
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Every organ in the abdomen and pelvis (including the muscles and skin of the abdominal wall) has nerve endings and can cause pain. While nearly everyone has experienced abdominal pain, it is usually self limited and mild. Think antacids for heartburn symptoms, diet modifications for food intolerances, fluids and time for gastroenteritis, stool softners for constipation. While more severe causes of abdominal pain are rare, it is important they are recognized as they may have more severe consequences to health.
Only 15%-20% of people with abdominal pain require surgical treatment (this number increases with age). The most common reasons for surgery are ...
Swedish Surgical Specialists - First Hill
Seattle, WA 98122
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Swedish Surgical Specialists
801 Broadway Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98124
Monday thru Friday 8:30 to 5:00
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