Although abdominal pain is troubling for everyone “What is good for abdominal pain?” abdominal pain before the answer to the question the reason need to find. Causes of abdominal pain stomach, ulcer or gastritis, gallstones, inflammation of the pancreas, diarrhea, kidney stones or urinary tract infection It varies as ailments. If symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, and nausea are present along with abdominal pain, a specialist examination is a must! Abdominal pain in pregnant women The reasons require gynecologist evaluation. Private Adatıp Istanbul Hospital General Surgery Specialist Op. Dr. Alaattin Ozturk answered our questions about the causes and treatment of abdominal pain.
Abdominal pain is a negative emotion that occurs when the normal functioning of the organs in the abdomen is disrupted or functioning is damaged. It is a sign that indicates an abnormal condition in the abdomen. Causes of abdominal pain It is quite a lot, so there is a saying among us physicians; “The patient’s abdominal pain makes the physician’s stomach ache.” In general, we can divide abdominal pain into two main parts: newly emerging pains and longer-lasting pains. If we consider the organs in the abdomen, different diseases of each organ can cause abdominal pain. Therefore, there are dozens of reasons for abdominal pain. What we call acute abdominal pain suddenly or recent abdominal pain, such as stomach, ulcer or gastritis pain, gallstone pain, pancreatic inflammatory pain, diarrhea pain, kidney stone pain, pain due to urinary tract infection. What we call chronic longstanding the pain is more your intestines Pain that occurs in functional disorders, sometimes kidney stone pains, sometimes pain due to constipation, pain caused by diseases in gynecological organs can be exemplified.
Treatment methods for abdominal pain are, of course, determined after finding out which cause and organ origin of the pain, that is, after the patient’s disease is diagnosed. While this solution is sometimes drug therapy, in some cases surgery is the most effective treatment method.
Abdominal pain nausea In this case, acute pain may be considered primarily. Abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting are frequently seen together in the types of acute pain mentioned above.
Sudden abdominal pain is among the causes gallstones and kidney stone There are also. Both of these suddenly starts, severe okay, nausea – vomiting they do, they create pain that will crush the person and cause him to go to the hospital. After the examination and necessary tests, the cause of the pain is determined. If a gallbladder stone is seen on ultrasound and it is believed that this stone is painful, treatment is planned accordingly. Although it turns out that the cause of the pain is kidney stones, the treatment is shaped accordingly.
Abdominal pain that does not go away does not necessarily indicate a specific disease. There may be different reasons. Functional bowel diseases, chronic diarrhea and in some rare diseases, there may be prolonged abdominal pain. If the cause of the pain is still not found after the first examinations, further examinations are performed and the cause of the pain is continued to be investigated.
If abdominal pain and diarrhea are together, diseases that affect the gastroenteritis system, which we call gastroenteritis, are mostly considered. One of these diseases is is food poisoning. If the pain and diarrhea started suddenly, if symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, cramp-like abdominal pain and fever are added, we recommend that you go to a health institution immediately.
If because of the cold that we make our stomach cold If we think about it, our job is to provide relief from abdominal pain with a hot water bag. However, even in this case, we should not stop asking for medical help by saying “it is from the cold”. Some pains that are seen as insignificant sometimes hide important diseases behind. Therefore, first go to the doctor’s examination and then the treatment and solution methods determined by the physician should be applied.
Causes of pain during pregnancy can vary. Expectant mothers “Is abdominal pain normal during pregnancy?” he poses his questions. Diarrhea, fever and especially abdominal pain in pregnant women After the 20th week Symptoms such as nausea and vomiting are considered specifically. Private Adatıp Istanbul Hospital Gynecology and Obstetrics & IVF Specialist Prof. Dr. Inan Ilker Arikangave information about the causes and diagnosis of abdominal pain during pregnancy.
How should abdominal pain during pregnancy be evaluated?
In addition to the usual diagnostic evaluation of adults with abdominal pain, key points in the evaluation of pregnant women include; gestational age and fetal heart rate, past and current obstetric history (pregnancy history), vaginal bleeding, amniotic fluid leakage, evaluation of the condition of the cervix and uterus. The purpose of the assessment is to quickly identify people with symptoms that have a serious or even life-threatening cause and require immediate intervention. Among the signs and symptoms that suggest a possible serious disease process; vaginal bleeding, new onset of hypertension, hypotension, moderate or severe pain, vomiting, fever, and a history of recent trauma.
When a pregnant patient with abdominal pain is evaluated in the emergency department, an immediate to the obstetrician should be consulted. Often we first consider the causes of pregnancy-related pain because these disorders are more likely to affect both the mother and the fetus. Vaginal bleeding and hypertensionare the main symptoms of a potentially serious cause of pregnancy-related abdominal pain, but may not be. Abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting and constipation Although it is a normal part of pregnancy, peritoneal symptoms are never normal in pregnant women. Nausea and vomiting are not normal signs of advanced pregnancy (after 20 weeks) and require extensive evaluation when present with abdominal pain, fever, diarrhea, headache, or localized abdominal findings. Since delay in diagnosis and treatment may increase maternal and fetal / neonatal morbidity and mortality, necessary diagnostic imaging and interventions should be performed as indicated. Abdomen and pelvic ultrasound examsare the most useful tests in evaluating abdominal pain in pregnant women.