Abdominal x-ray

What is Abdominal x-ray?

An abdominal x-ray is an x-ray of the abdomen. It is sometimes abbreviated to AXR, or KUB (for kidneys, ureters, and urinary bladder). Small and large bowel obstructions, volvulus and malrotations can be diagnosed by AXR. Renal, urethral and bladder stones can sometimes be identified on plain x-ray.Gallstones are sometimes noted on x-ray.

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I have a 4 year old sone, who is pale, lethargic, on the lower normal weight range and is always complaining of a stomach ache what should i do...

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A low normal body weight with frequent stomach aches is suggestive of poor food intake making him weak and...

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i am having heavy stomach ace. I have been given high dosease of calcium, calcitrol & vitamin K7 capsules (Gemcal DS) after given an injecting...

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Your stomach ache may be caused by peptic ulcers, stomach inflammation, Helicobactery Pylori infection. If the...

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I was just in the ER on Tuesday night I know for sure I am dehydrated but have severe stomach pain on my right side and no one is helping me I am...

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1. You seem to be having severe right...

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