Abdominal pain is any pain which occurs around the abdominal region. Associated symptoms of abdominal pain which need medical attention are vomiting for more than two days, fever, and tenderness near the abdomen, painful and frequent urination and dehydration. Menstrual pain, gas, hernia, GERD, constipation, endometriosis, gallbladder and kidney stones, ulcers and appendicitis are some common problems which manifests itself through abdominal pain.
HOW IS ABDOMINAL PAIN DIAGNOSED?
Abdominal pain treatment requires a thorough physical check up by the doctor along with a study of the patient history. Since abdominal pain can be a symptom of many other underlying medical problems, the doctor will also get some lab tests like blood, urine and stool tests, ultrasound and others.
HOW IS ABDOMINAL PAIN TREATED?
The treatment for such pain depends on the cause of the pain. One can turn to internal medicine that will bring down ulcers and inflammation, or even Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medication for treating symptoms and causes. A patient may have to go through surgery in severe cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Abdominal pain which is a result of hernia or appendicitis needs surgery to be cured completely.