Pain that is felt in the esophagus or stomach is known to be as the abdominal pain. Pain in the stomach is said to be as the most common complaint considering which many consider visiting the pain management specialist. It is essential to know what has lead one to such chronic pain as the absence the proper treatment on the right time can further make the situation worse.
For some people, the pain is temporary and they are relieved after taking some pain killers. But for other, pain has its phases thus landing the victim in disruptions of the daily life.
What are the Causes!
The problems that originate in the gallbladder or liver are said to be as the most common ones. These include hepatitis, gallstones, or liver abscess. Hover in some cases the upper abdominal pain is due to inflammation or some infection. In case the pain is felt in the stomach or the esophagus then the reasons might be heartburn, gastro esophageal reflux disease or hiatal hernia.
Gastritis is defined to be a condition that causes inflammation in the stomach due to virus or bacteria. Apart from this, the stomach ulcers and food allergies also become the reason of acute abdominal pain. To know the exact reason of pain as to why you are unable to cope with it, it is important for every patient to notice each and every symptom that might have lead to the condition.
Other Reasons of Upper Abdominal Pain
Below mentioned are the underlying conditions that become the leading causes of abdominal pain:
- Stomach Cancer
- Spinal disorders – because if herniated disc or broken vertebra
- Gastroparesis – A condition that occurs because of damaged nerves, hormonal disorders, psychological reasons etc following with the emptiness of stomach and the muscles coming under stress.
- Pancreatic disorders – occurs when a patient has cancer in pancreas, the pancreas have become inflamed or it is the condition of chronic pancreatitis
- Muscle Tear
- Heart attack
- Peptic Ulcer – the presence of an open sore along the stomach lining
If you or any of your loved one is suffering from some any abdominal pain or any other body pain, get a professional advice from Dr. Zaki Anwar by placing an appointment at (815) 464-7212). He is an expert anesthesiologist and certified Pain Management Specialist who has been practicing pain relief techniques for the past several years with effective results.