I advise you that don’t take back and stomach pain
lightly. Your abdomen houses a lot of vital organs; pain is the first
emergency signal your body emits if something’s amiss. Whether it’s a
dull back and stomach pain, or a sharp, piercing pain you should
consider each case carefully.
So when do you
need to seek medical help if you are experiencing back and stomach pain?
1) The pain is severe, recurring or getting worse
2) The pain is
accompanied by shortness of breath, dizziness, bleeding, vomiting or
3) The pain is sudden and sharp
4) The pain radiates to other
parts of your body
You vomit blood or you find blood in your stool or
your stool turns black
Your abdomen is swollen and tender
the listings above signify a serious abdominal condition. Most
conditions are fatal if not treated immediately. Be sure to be explicit
in describing the pain. The spot where it hurts, what kind of pain its
like and what happened prior to the pain. A cool and collective physical
introspection is very critical in situations like this. It can save you
useless trips to the doctor or risk your life because you failed to take
notice of a fatal disorder.
Serious Back and Stomach Pain
Appendicitis is a common cause for
emergency abdominal surgery in the United States. Telltale signs of a
bursting appendix can be determine by pressing the abdomen gently.
Immediately call your physician if you develop a back and stomach pain
showing symptoms of appendicitis.
cause for back and stomach pain is kidney stones. These stones form due
to heavy concentrations of certain substances in the urine. Pain is
usually severe and fatal. If left untreated, it will result to kidney
failure. If your family has history for kidney stones, you should keep a
close watch on this condition.
cholecystitis is a gallbladder inflammation that causes severe back and
stomach pain. In most cases it is cause by a presence of gallstones in
the gallbladder, obstructing the duct from the gallbladder to the
intestine. Physical examination can be determined by touching the
abdomen if it reveals tenderness.
condition involves a blockage of the bowel that results in a failed
bowel movement. Symptoms include bloated abdomen, back and stomach pain,
vomiting (especially if the vomit is bowel smelling), severe
constipation and diarrhea.
There are several back and stomach
pain conditions and identifying the critical ones should be easy, as
long as you take a minute to identify the cause, the affected spot, and
the intensity of the pain.