Stomach Cramps is used to refer to a number of different symptoms or sensations rather than muscle cramps of the stomach. Stomach Cramps can be crampy, achy, dull, intermittent or sharp. While Stomach Cramps can be caused by many conditions, the main cause of Stomach Cramps is infection, abnormal growths, inflammation, blockage, and intestinal disorders. Some of the common signs of Stomach Cramps include vomiting, stress, kidney infection, constipation and many more.
HOW IS STOMACH CRAMPS DIAGNOSED?
A general physician/ gastroenterologist diagnoses stomach cramps by physical examination and clinical features. Also, an X ray of the abdomen or an ultrasound of the abdomen may be used for proper diagnosis.
HOW IS STOMACH CRAMPS TREATED?
Treatment for Stomach Cramps depends on the cause. Treatment may range from medication to reduce ulcers, GERD and inflammation. Stomach Cramps due to appendicitis or hernia requires surgical treatment
DID YOU KNOW?
Stomach cramps in low intensity can be treated with simple home remedies such as food changes.