Jump to navigation. Pancreatic cancer is known as a "silent disease" because identifiable symptoms are not usually present in the early stages of the disease. Many symptoms of pancreatic cancer are mild at first, so patients may often be unaware of the potential seriousness of them.
Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome is a rare disorder that occurs almost exclusively in women. It is characterized by inflammation of the membrane lining the stomach peritoneum and the tissues surrounding the liver perihepatitis. The muscle that separates the stomach and the chest diaphragmwhich plays an essential role in breathing, may also be affected.
Low back pain is common. It can range from aching to stabbing, and tingling to sharp. It can be a short-term or long-term symptom.
Most of the time, urine is a pale yellow color because it contains urochrome, one of the substances produced when hemoglobin gets broken down. Hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that sticks to oxygen so it can be ferried around the body. Occasionally, though, urine turns a very different color.
Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the upper female reproductive organs the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. Pelvic inflammatory disease is usually transmitted during sexual intercourse with an infected partner. Typically, women have pain in the lower abdomen, a vaginal discharge, and irregular vaginal bleeding.
Red flags to look out for in pregnancy, including back pain, bleeding, headaches, hypertension and high fever. Although GPs have not provided lead maternity care services for many years, studies have demonstrated that pregnant women consult their GP more frequently than non-pregnant women, and that GPs remain important providers of care for women during maternity. In assessing the pregnant patient, it is important to exclude serious conditions that may warrant investigation or referral, from the normal symptoms of pregnancy.
But stomach pains or cramps are common in pregnancy and usually nothing to worry about. Mild stomach pain in early pregnancy during the first 12 weeks is usually caused by your womb expanding, the ligaments stretching as your bump grows, hormones constipation or trapped wind. You may also feel light period-like discomfort or cramps at the end of your pregnancy.
View image. The gallbladder is a small sac that lies under the liver and is part of the digestive system. The liver makes bile, a substance that helps digest the fats you eat.