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    Is the sentence okay? If not, edit it please

    The patient is a 24-year old female, used to have acute liver pain.

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    Re: Is the sentence okay? If not, edit it please

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    The patient is a 24-year old female, used to have acute liver pain.
    Do you mean that she used to have acute liver pain (ie she had that pain in the past but not now)?
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    Do you mean that she is used to having acute liver pain (ie she is accustomed to the pain)?

    Either way, I'm not a doctor but most people don't refer to having "liver pain". Most of the people I know wouldn't even be able to point to where their liver is!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Is the sentence okay? If not, edit it please

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Do you mean that she used to have acute liver pain (ie she had that pain in the past but not now)?
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    Do you mean that she is used to having acute liver pain (ie she is accustomed to the pain)?

    Either way, I'm not a doctor but most people don't refer to having "liver pain". Most of the people I know wouldn't even be able to point to where their liver is!
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    It refers to that her past history involved acute liver pain (which had attacked her for multiple times).

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    Re: Is the sentence okay? If not, edit it please

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    The patient is a 24-year old female, who used to have acute liver pain.
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    Re: Is the sentence okay? If not, edit it please

    NewHopeR, you have a number of threads with similar titles, none of which helps us much. "used to have acute liver pain?" would have been good for this.

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