Abdominal Pain

Description

Although abdominal can arise from the tissues of the abdominal wall that surround the abdominal cavity (for example, skin and abdominal wall muscles), the term Abdominal pain generally is used to describe pain originating from organs within the abdominal cavity (for example, beneath the skin and muscles).

It comes on suddenly  this may suggest a problem with an organ within the belly,for example the interruption of the supply of blood to the colon (ischemia) or obstruction of the bile duct by a galls.

Symptoms of Abdominal Pain, how is causes:

Abdominal pain can be caused by many different conditions. However, the main causes are like infection in mouth or throat, abnormal growths, inflammation, obstruction (blockage) and intestinal disorders.

Infections in the throat, intestines and blood can cause bacteria to enter your digestive tract, resulting in abdominal pain. These infections may also cause changes in digestion, such as diarrhea or constipation.

Cramps associated with menstruation are also a potential source of lower abdominal pain, but more commonly these are known to cause pelvic pain.

Other common causes of abdominal pain include:

  • Acid reflux (when stomach contents leak backward into the esophagus, causing heartburn and other symptoms)
  • Vomiting
  • Stress
  • Bloating
  • Gastroenteritis (stomach flu)
  • Indigestion
  • Discomfort in the upper left or right; middle; or lower left or right abdomen
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • GERD
  • Heart burn
  • Chest discomfort
  • Pelvic discomfort

Foods, natural remedies, and treatments for certain causes of abdominal pain:

  • Eat less food
  • Take small amounts of baking soda
  • Use lemon and/or lime juice
  • Take a banana, rice, applesauce and toast for a day or so for symptom relief.
  • Don’t smoke or drink alcohol

Some healthcare professionals recommend:

  • Taking ginger
  • Peppermint
  • Medications

 


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