Abdominal Pain : Causes and Symptoms

Abdominal pain can be caused due to many reasons.Abdominal pain can be small, sudden, chronic or longstanding.Abdominal pain can be cause either due to the pain arising from organs inside the abdominal cavity or due to tissues of the abdominal wall that surround the abdominal cavity.

Cause of abdominal pain can be serious or can be easily treatable.But it is important to know the reason behind the pain.

Causes of Abdominal Pain-

1)Constipation

2)Indigestion.

3)Menstrual cramps.

4)Food poisoning.

5)Gas

6)Pelvic inflammatory diseases.

7)Appendicitis.

8 )Kidney stones.

9)Ulcers.

10)Hernia.

Symptoms of Abdominal Pain-

There  symptoms of the abdominal pain depend on what is the cause of the pain?

If the pain is due to appendicitis then  pain arises in the right lower abdomen , which is the location of appendix. If the pain is due to Diverticulitis then the pain arises in the left lower abdomen where the colonic diverticulitis is located.Gall bladder pain is felt in the right upper abdomen.

The true reason behind  the pain can only be recognized when doctor perform a thorough physical examination of the patient.Once the initial checkup is done the doctor can suggest some tests to help him diagnose the pain.

“The information here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy.”

 

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