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Causes of upper Abdominal Pain are gastritis, peptic ulcer, gall bladder diseases and hepatitis and pancreatitis. Lower abdominal pain can be due to bladder infection, renal stone, colitis, pelvis inflammation and intestinal obstruction. Inflammation cause abdominal pain and spasm like in gastritis, appendicitis, diverticulitis, colitis. Stretching causes pain in intestinal obstruction, blockage of bile duct by bile stone. Swelling causes pain, in hepatitis or by loss of blood supply like ischemic colitis.
Stomach ache can also occur without any of above reasons, as in case of IBS, in which case bowel pain cause is not known. It can cause abdominal pain and bloating. Severe abdominal pain with serous stomach problems can be accompanied with sudden cessation of bowel movements, blood mixed stools, black coloured stools, Painful urination and dehydration.
Severe stomach cramps which does not wax or wane may be sign of intestinal obstruction. Obstruction of bile duct due to bile duct may cause constant upper belly pain lasting for about 30 minutes.
Acute pancreatitis causes sharp pain in stomach and in back and pain last for one or more days. Abdominal pain during sex may be due to pelvic inflammatory disease in female or abdominal muscle spasm in case of male.
Abdominal pain in pregnancy need to be evaluated immediately as it can be due uterine contraction or some other complications of pregnancy. Bowel pain in IBS waxes and wanes over months and years. IBS pain may last for years or decades. Billiary pain does not last for more than few hours. GERD pain and duodenal ulcer pain last for weeks or months followed by remission. Abdominal pain at night is more likely to be due to non-functional causes and is more significant. Acupuncture can be efficient abdominal pain reliever and give good stomach pain relief.
Treatment of abdominal pain is naturally treatment of cause of pain. Diagnosis of basic pathology of colic of abdomen need be kept in mind and managed accordingly. However pain and inflammation part can be taken care of by acupuncture therapy. Primary action of acupuncture is analgesic effect and muscle relaxation through biochemical reactions. This is true also for visceral organs of abdomen. It is through this property of acupuncture treatment that pain in abdomen colic and inflammation can be reduced.
Acupuncture in abdominal pain and spasm due to appendicitis, billiary and renal colic and pelvic inflammatory disease is effective. Several clinical studies have shown acupuncture performs better than standard drug treatment. Results showed that acupuncture brings greater pain relief in a faster response time, plus without any side-effects. Acupuncture for gallstones is also beneficial. Studies have shown it can improve the secretion of bile, relieve colicky pain, and can also aid the expulsion of the stones by way of encouraging the energy flow to flush the stones through the system. Acupuncture for abdominal colic e.g. acute gastroenteritis or gastrointestinal spasm has also been tried and found to be successful. Other biliary and renal related conditions that can be treated with acupuncture and TCM include: Gastric, Gallstones, Duodenal, Urinary stones, Intestinal, Uterine (Dysmenorrhea).
Patients report having taken Ayurvedic treatment for abdominal pain and reported some relief also. Similarly, Homeopathic treatment of abdominal pain has also had some satisfied patients. Acupressure treatment for abdominal pain has limited scope.
“Conclusion : These findings indicate that hand acupuncture therapy is effective for reduction of intermittent abdominal pain. Therefore, hand acupuncture therapy can be considered an independent nursing intervention for reducing intermittent abdominal pain”
“Our experience indicates that acupuncture is well-tolerated and can provide benefit as a complementary method for managing paediatric patients with functional’
Dull pain near umbilicus which becomes sharp and shifts toward right lower abdomen is signs of appendix pain. Loss of appetite and nausea vomiting can be signs of appendicitis. Signs of appendicitis in adults and children are same and there is abdominal pain in lower right abdomen. Other appendicitis signs are fever and inability to pass gas.
Appendicitis pain location is most important criterion to note as it s related to appendix location. Signs and symptoms of appendicitis show tenderness and rigidity at Mc Burney point. Symptoms of appendicitis in adults are quite clear than in children. Abdominal exam, rectal exam and USG may be necessary for establishing appendix diagnosis.
Appendix is vestigial, unnecessary part of intestine, that extends for 3 1/2-inch from the large intestine. Appendicitis is inflammation of appendix. Acute appendicitis with inflamed appendix may however resolve completely most of time or get into chronic stage. You may also have ruptured appendix if condition is severe. Chronic appendicitis may give constant or intermittent pain at right lower abdomen. Appendicitis in children under age of 2 is uncommon. Appendicitis symptoms in children may be difficult to elicit so the diagnosis. Appendicitis symptoms in children are actually same as in adults.
When appendix gets blocked due to stool, foreign body cancer or infection it gets swelled and starts giving early signs of appendicitis. Appendix causes pain whenever there is inflammation or obstruction.
Aim of treatment is conservative approach with careful watch on condition of patients. Conservative treatment with antibiotics anti-inflammatory is sufficient in most of cases and appendicitis resolves.
Perforated appendix or burst appendix causing spilling of material inside abdomen, if left untreated may cause infection. Appendix burst, may requires surgery for appendix removal.
“Pilot data suggest that acupuncture may be a feasible and effective treatment modality for decreasing subjective pain and inflammation as measured by WBC. Acupuncture may be a useful non-pharmacological intervention for treating patients with acute appendicitis pain.”
“Acupuncture can discernibly lessen pain and reduce the underlying inflammation in children with acute appendicitis, says a study.”
“Our experience indicates that acupuncture is well-tolerated and can provide benefit as a complementary method for managing pediatric patients with functional abdominal pain. A prospective, randomized controlled study is needed to evaluate the short- and long-term effects of acupuncture.”
Don’t rush for surgery unless it’s absolutely necessary. Conservative management with acupuncture whenever indicated is less invasive and more rewarding. Not all pain lower abdomen are due to appendicitis. Many times so called chronic appendicitis are not appendicitis at all.
Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms are discomfort, pain and changed bowel habits with hard or liquid stools. It is not life threatening but is unlikely to get into ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease or colon cancer.
“Conclusions Acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome provided an additional benefit over usual care alone. The magnitude of the effect was sustained over the longer term. Acupuncture should be considered as a treatment option to be offered in primary care alongside other evidenced based treatments.”
“Acupuncture- Researchers have found that acupuncture may help improve symptoms for people with IBS.”
“Conclusion Acupuncture exhibits clinically and statistically significant control of IBS symptoms.”
The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms. For some people, changing their diet may reduce symptoms. Adding more fibre and avoiding stimulants, such as caffeine, may help. Reducing anxiety by getting regular exercise and seeking counseling may also be helpful. Stress reduction techniques, such as biofeedback, hypnosis, dietary changes, or counseling may help. Since it's not clear what causes irritable bowel syndrome, IBS treatment focuses to the relieve IBS symptoms so that you can live as normally as possible.
How to relieve IBS symptoms Drugs for diarrhoea, spasmodic pain, depression need to taken for to relive symptoms and IBS treatment and cure. IBS treatment for pain is challenging part of treatment.
In most cases, you can successfully control mild signs and symptoms of IBS treatment at home. Treatment of IBS by learning to manage stress and making changes in your diet and lifestyle is good natural treatment of IBS. IBS treatment centres advise to avoid foods that trigger your symptoms. Also try to get enough exercise, drink plenty of fluids and get enough sleep. You may need more than lifestyle changes. Your doctor may suggest medications. Irritable bowel syndrome treatment has to be adjusted to every individual patient.
IBS diet Eliminating high-gas foods, gluten FODMAPs may be effective IBS treatment diet. Fiber supplementation can be additional IBS syndrome treatment. IBS treatment natural way - counseling may benefit depression or if stress tends to worsen your symptoms
Alosetron and Lubiprostone specifically help as new treatment for IBS. Life style and home remedy for IBS. IBS treatment yoga is popular mode of treatment in India. IBS treatment in homeopathy is also followed many. IBS treatment in hindi speaking population depends of home remedies largely.