Causes And Symptoms Of Abdominal Pain

Abdominal area is the most common type of pain experienced by elderly women. The organs that might cause this pain are – descending colon, sigmoid colon, ovary, left urethra, fallopian tubes and large intestine. One might experience acute and recurring pain in their abdomen. The pain experienced may be defined as sharp, burning or stabbing. It might be accompanied with nausea, vomiting, fever, loss of appetite, heaviness and many more. Read on to know more about the underlying causes of this ailment.


What are the Symptoms of Abdominal Pain?

The symptoms of abdominal pain may vary based on the hidden disorder, condition or disease. The digestive tract is area, which is related to the symptoms mostly.

Some of the symptoms related to digestive system include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Abdominal distension
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Constipation
  • Bloody stool
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Urgency to pass stool

Symptoms that are related to other system of the body include:

  • Body aches
  • Fever
  • Muscle spasms
  • Pain during sex
  • Burning sensation during urination
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Rash
  • Weight loss suddenly
  • Palpable mass in pelvic or abdomen area
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Most of these symptoms are not serious and general medication can help in improving the condition. However, there are some symptoms that need immediate care and attention. Some of the life threatening symptoms are:

  • Bleeding during pregnancy
  • High fever
  • Irregular bowel movements with vomiting
  • Increase in the rhythmic heart beat
  • Vomiting blood, bloody stool or rectal bleeding

You may visit Medical Express Clinic for proper diagnosis and treatment in any of these conditions. The specialists can help you overcome such problem with the right medication.

What are the causes of Abdominal Pain?

Abdominal pain caused due to digestive tract is:

  • Celiac disease due to severe sensitivity from wheat and other gain products
  • Parasitic, bacterial or viral infection in the gastrointestinal tract
  • Chronic constipation
  • Food intolerance like lactose intolerance or inability to digest dairy products
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
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Abdominal pain can also be caused due to conditions involving other parts of the body. Some of these are:

  • Abdominal hernia
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Kidney stones
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease in women
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Shingles (blistering and painful rash due to reactivation of chickenpox or virus)

Some symptoms of abdominal pain might occur due to serious and life threatening conditions. They are:

  • Abdominal abscess
  • Twisting of the colon or Colonic volvulus
  • Perforation or bowel obstruction
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Peritonitis or abdomen lining infection
  • Testicular injury
  • Twisting of spermatic cord or testicular torsion

After the cause of your pain is diagnosed, it is necessary that you undergo the entire treatment to reduce potential risks in:

  • Abdominal abscess
  • Internal hemorrhage
  • Infertility
  • Spread of infection
  • Spread of cancer
  • Organ failure

Surgery can be an effective method to remove any rupture, obstruction, inflammation or any malignant condition. It is advised that you visit the General Practitioner of Medical Express Clinic, Dr. Mohammad Bakhtiar who provides consultation for all kinds of abdominal pain. Thus, you may be able to get rid of such problems with his advice and medication.

Justin J