When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Sudden, severe belly pain
  • Prolonged or severe chest pain
  • Numbness or weakness on one side of the body
  • Slurred speech

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Chest pain or leg pain after exercise
  • Changes in frequency of bowel movements
  • Abdominal pain after eating

Last Updated May 24, 2018

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