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My wife has an aching pain in stomach and lower body. Not a

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My wife has an aching pain in stomach and lower body. Not a sharp pain. She has been diagnosed with atrial fibrillations, taking Amiodarone and Warfarin. Pain & discomfort started at 11.45am today(Wed 11Aug). She is currently drinking water and tea but not eating. Blood pressure at Noon 164/96, pulse 70. At 2pm 167/91, pulse 64. At 7.30pm 160/98, pulse 65. Patient is a 64yr old woman.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 months ago.

Hello.

Thanks for the question.

She needs an exam.

This can be a medication side effect.

Given her age, if this pain is that severe, ischemia is a possibility

There are other serious possibilities as well.

Take her for an exam at this time.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
What is ischemia ?
Is an examination tomorrow good enough ?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 months ago.

Ischemia is constriction and loss of blood supply in the small arteries in the abdomine.

I can not examine here; I do not recommend waiting.

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