Abdominal Exploration: Definition
An x-ray creates pictures of organs in the body. This type of x-ray takes a picture of organs in the abdomen.
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This test may be done if there is a problem in your abdomen. The area includes everything from just under your chest to your pelvic area. Some symptoms you have may include:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Abdominal pain or side pain
- Blood in the urine
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Bloody or dark black stools
- Abdominal trauma
Last reviewedJanuary 2015by Michael Woods, MD
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.