Map symptoms: stomach ache why?
 We all know when a stomach ache the first thing to do - call an ambulance or see a doctor. But really in anticipation of consultation we have to suffer from pain? When you can ease the pain, and when to wait with the adoption of an anesthetic?

Abdominal pain - one of the most insidious pain that can disturb your body. Depending on its nature, the degree of penetration, gravity, and other nuances of this pain may indicate appendicitis, diseases of the female genital organs, heart disease or be a symptom of an ulcer or gastritis. How to understand that the fate of your body? - Learn the most common symptoms and keep up!

Spastic or inflammatory?

These two species share any pain medical professionals. We learn how to do it and we are!

Spastic pain   (or in other words spasm of smooth muscles of internal organs) - occurs abruptly, unexpectedly, lasts from 15 minutes to 4 hours. The patient describes his condition as a spasm, in which the hard drive. Formulations antispasmodics with a pain in most cases effective. In addition, it relieves heat (for example, warmer or scarf, attached to the stomach).

Inflammatory pain   - Quite tolerant, but is on the rise. As a general rule, reinforced by changing the position and sudden movements. Often it is the companion of fever. Antispasmodics can not remove the pain, and analgesics are used when it is strictly prohibited. The only way - to apply as soon as possible to the doctor.


Soreness occupy a vast area. The pain is concentrated around the belly button and affects the right side (iliac region). It is noticeable while walking, loud talking, coughing. Himself stomach gets stiffness, pulse quickens. Perhaps raising the temperature to 38◦S.

What to do?   Immediately call an ambulance. While waiting for help, place a heating pad on the right side of ice, it will facilitate your condition. No drugs can not be taken!

Women diseases

Drawing pain in the abdomen or localized to one side of women can be a sign of inflammation. Often they are accompanied by the release of the sex organs.

What to do?   If the pain is sharp, accompanied by fainting or dizziness - you need to call an ambulance to eliminate cysts and ectopic pregnancy. If you can "be patient" until scheduled inspection gynecologist, be prepared to do all the necessary research - from swabs prior to undergoing an ultrasound.

Diseases of the pancreas

Aching, girdle pain in the navel, as well as in the left upper quadrant is characteristic of such diseases as chronic pancreatitis. This pain is usually worse after a fatty and spicy foods. If pancreatitis in the acute stage, suffers and overall health - there are constipation, vomiting, flatulence.

What to do?   Make an appointment to see a doctor, gastroenterologist. The specialist will ask you to take a blood test for glucose and pancreatic enzymes, as well as undergo ultrasound pancreas. For the recovery to have a diet drink and drugs.

Gallbladder disease

Inflammation of the walls of the gallbladder or cholecystitis manifests a dull pain in the right upper quadrant or side after meals. Soreness complement nausea, vomiting, bitter taste in the mouth. Do not confuse the nature of pain with stones in the gallbladder. At last, some other symptoms - pain unbearably strong, sharp.

What to do?   No self! Consult a doctor-gastroenterologist. He will appoint an abdominal ultrasound and after confirmation of the diagnosis - and spazmalitiki recommend painkillers.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This disease affects more than 15% of the population of our planet. Women have more difficult they are sick 4 times more often than men. The emergence of pain at all going the same way - a sharp spasm of the morning suffering literally twists in half an acute pain in the abdomen. All of this goes away after a bowel movement, and later, during the day the pain does not appear.

What to do?   Consult a doctor-gastroenterologist and undergo the necessary research. While waiting for the doctor will reduce the pain infusion of peppermint.

Stomach ulcer

Acute pain on an empty stomach, on an empty stomach or 2-3 hours after a meal in the navel and the breastbone between - say gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. "Clarifies" the diagnosis of heartburn and regurgitation.

What to do?   Refer to the gastroenterologist and make gastroscopy. The doctor will give direction to the general and biochemical blood tests, as well as test for antibodies to the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. It is advisable as abdominal ultrasound. To remedy will have to stock up on drugs and sit on a diet.

Heart problems

Nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension and pain in the upper part of the general weakness of the body, lowering blood pressure and tachycardia may indicate myocardial infarction.

What to do?   Call a doctor immediately! I hope that everything will get better, and life itself is not worth it. The doctor will take immediate action and make sure to control the ECG.

Be healthy!
Author: Natalia Bartukova