Abdominal pain usually means that you have an issue going on, but the pain may disappear after a while. However, persistent and severe abdominal pains are not signs to ignore because they could mean a potential health issue. Dr. Bharat Pothuri has all it takes to give you the best care in addressing the cause of your pain and offering the correct treatment. The doctor will assess you extensively till he finds the right diagnosis and then creates a working treatment plan to offer you relief.
You will likely have food poisoning when you take in food that contains toxins in contaminated foods. While most symptoms of food poisoning are mild and likely to disappear on their own, other symptoms require medical attention because of their severity. You will notice your initial symptoms after a few hours of consuming contaminated food. Your symptoms will include abdominal cramping and pain, fever, episodes of vomiting, nausea, and watery diarrhea.
Your immune system may react a certain way after consuming foods that trigger allergic signs and symptoms. You may react within the first few minutes of your eating. Although you may outgrow your allergy as you grow, the symptoms can still be uncomfortable and may require some control measures. Your symptoms may include abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
The disorder commonly affects your gastrointestinal tract, including your intestines and stomach. You may fail to notice symptoms with IBS, especially if you have a less severe IBS. Your symptoms for IBS may include abdominal cramping and pain, bowel movement changes and appearance changes, and increased gas in your stool. Usually, treatment for your symptoms may include a few lifestyle changes.
Your gallbladder may have hard deposits of digestive fluids because of too much cholesterol, bilirubin, and incorrect emptying of the gallbladder. At first, you may not notice any unusual signs and symptoms. However, a gallstone may block your duct and result in symptoms like sudden and rapid pain in your upper abdomen, intense pain in the center of your abdomen, nausea, and vomiting. Your abdominal pain may intensify, making it hard to sit still.
Your appendix lining may block, leading to infection and thus causing appendicitis. As the bacteria causing the infection multiply, your appendix will swell, inflame and fill with pus. You will likely experience symptoms that include sudden pain in your lower abdomen, especially to the right, abdominal bloating, and constipation. You may also experience pain that worsens with coughing, constipation, and pain from your navel that moves to your lower abdomen.
Visit GastroDoxs PLLC to find out the cause of your abdominal pain and get treated today. Your treatment may begin with a question and answer session so your doctor can establish a ground for diagnosis. Later, you can get the necessary care you will need to help you in recovery. Therefore, visit the website and hit the request appointment button to schedule your visit.