Abdominal pain, Now who is unaware of this term, the memories of the sleepless nights due to the agonizing stomach ache, or the loving remedies of the grandmother that provided us with quick relief, this very condition has been experienced by everyone at some of the other point of time in their lives. Now since you are here, reading this blog, there’s a high possibility that you are being troubled by your stomach, so let’s help you analyze your situation and provide you with the best treatment.
Types Of Abdominal Pain
Stomach aches, under most of the circumstances, are normal and are healed automatically. The abdomen holds all the vital organs like liver, kidney, spleen, intestines, and many more along with the stomach, a simple appearing stomach ache can be emerging for a deeper cause hence to accurately detect the cause of the abdominal pain we need to analyze the source of the pain, different areas of the stomach can have different underlying conditions and hence could have different degree of seriousness. Let’s decode this connection of pain source and possible causes as per the abdominal regions
1.) Upper Right Abdomen: Upper right part of the abdomen holds the pancreas and gall bladder, if the pain is radiating from this region, it can be an indication of Gall Stones, Stomach Ulcer, and Pancreatitis.
2.) Upper Left Abdomen: Pain radiating from this source signifies the presence of stomach/duodenum ulcer, Biliary Colic Pancreatitis.
3.) Upper Middle Abdomen: This area is the most common source of stomach ache, and the pain in this area indicates Stomach Ulcer, Heartburn/Indigestion, Pancreatitis, and Epigastric Hernia.
4.) Around Belly Button: Pain emerging around this area can be an indication of Kidney stones, Urine infections, constipation if the pain is focused from the right of the belly button If the main source is from the left side of the belly button, It can be an indication of Diverticular disease, constipation, and inflamed bowel disease, If the pain is emerging from the belly button itself, it can be a sign of Early appendicitis, stomach ulcer, Inflammatory bowel, umbilical hernia.
5.) Lower Abdomen Area: Pain emerging from this area is a sign of appendicitis, constipation, or inguinal hernia if the focus of the pain is more from the right side and if the area of the emergence of pain is more from the left this pain can be the indication of Urine infection, inflammatory bowel, Appendicitis, and Gynae.
Stomach Ache Remedies for Quick Relief
Since you now understand the key reasons and their underlying cause of the stomach ache, here are the steps you can take now to relieve yourself from the agony.
1.) Drink Ginger Tea: Ginger has very good anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which neutralize the excess acids that cause stomach pain. Drinking ginger tea stimulates proper digestion by promoting the production of digestive juices while fighting harmful free radicals that cause disease.
2.) Consuming Yogurt: Natural Unsweetened yogurt contains probiotics, help with stomach pain as it promotes proper digestion, Yogurt increases the good bacteria which intern relieve indigestion, bloating, and painful discomfort in the gut.
3.) Using Hot Water Bottles: Heat the water to a level your skin can tolerate, and then fill the bottle with the water, now place the bottle over the pain-affected area, use a cloth to separate the bottle from the skin.
4.) Rice water: Rice water has the natural tendency to form a covering over the lining of the stomach hence creating a shield to reduce inflammation from excess acid production in the stomach.
5.) Using Carom Seeds: This is the most commonly available item in every kitchen and it works wonders when it comes to stomach pain, especially when the underlying cause of the pain is gas, you can put these seeds in water and heat it to lukewarm levels then drink it or directly chew these, in both the cases it can provide you with relief.
When It’s time for medical attention
If the abdominal pain is accompanied by symptoms like
3.) Feeling Dehydrated, getting dark-colored urine, and being very thirsty.
4.) The belly is tender to touch and the pain lasts for a few hours with increasing or continuous pain.
If you ever feel that you need immediate medical help you can always contact us at our 24/7 Emergency Contact Number: 87903-87903. We at Malla Reddy Narayana are always ready to provide top-class medical facilities and the most hassle-free procedures so that you can rest assured.