In a timely manner by listening to your body and not ignoring the signals that it sends, you can avoid many serious pathologies and their serious consequences. Especially it is impossible to neglect the phenomenon of pain. Getting rid of this painful feelings most people using analgesics available in the home medicine Cabinet. But this method of treatment is not ideal, the temporary relief is given, and the problem remains not solved.
If there is pain in the stomach, according to its nature and impact in other places it is possible to assume, the symptoms of a disease it is. Most often, such an uncomfortable feeling in the epigastrium gives back. Not experienced in the field of medicine the person may seem that these symptoms are not interrelated and imply a different disease. However this is a misconception: pain in the epigastric area and back often the symptoms dysfunction same body.
1. Perforated (ruptured) ulcer.
Is a through-defect in the mucosa of the stomach, resulting in the merger of the lumen of a hollow organ to the abdominal cavity. The pathology is characterized as simultaneous cutting pain in the back (in the right shoulder, under the scapula or clavicle) and the upper abdominal area, and other characteristics:
Sometimes this complication is accompanied by vomiting, and after hours and hours and bloating due to the presence of gases.
2. Hepatic (biliary) colic.
Acute painful condition that developed on the background dyskinesia (movement disorders) of the biliary tract. His symptoms manifested vividly:
Inflammation of the Appendix cecum (the Appendix) generally begins with the development of dull pain in the abdomen near the navel and radiating for the lower right side and back. Additional characteristics become pronounced within 12-18 hours is:
Enzymatic lesions of the pancreas the patient complains of intense pain in the stomach radiating to the back and under the chest, which instantly increases after meals. The patient suffers, the observed acceleration of heart rate, increased blood pressure, swelling of the abdomen, nausea and vomiting. During the day, felt unexplained fatigue, possible fainting.
5. The cholecystitis.
Under this disease involve inflammation in the gallbladder, the symptoms of which are largely similar to those of hepatic colic. But in the case of acute cholecystitis characterized by its own specificity:
6. Intestinal obstruction.
This syndrome characterized by a disorder of advancing intestinal contents (secret of the glands of the intestine and the food of the masses), different manifestation of the following symptoms:
Often patients indicate that the pain in my stomach gives in chest and radiates to the back.
Other causes of pain
Women, when the stomach pain experienced in the lower abdomen and back, there is a possibility of an ectopic pregnancy (in the fallopian tube, cervix, ovary or even the abdomen). If the diagnosis is confirmed, treatment is possible only by surgery (mainly due to the laparoscopy – surgery to made 3 punctures in the umbilical region, right and left).
In the case of occurrence of physiological (uterine) pregnancy, pain in the epigastric area accompanied by a return in the back, may mean it is a complication (up to and including threats of termination) in connection with:
Often pain in the stomach radiates to the back with neurological and gynecological (fibroma, chronic adnexitis) ailments. These same symptoms often have diseases of the pleura and lungs. For example, pain during pneumonia may simulate an attack of sciatica, and a "picture of acute abdomen" using the left or right side (depending on localization of the inflammatory process in the lungs and destruction of the pleural layers).
If there are cramps in the lower abdomen with the recoil in the lower back and tingling and burning sensation during urination, we can talk about the urinary tract infection. Secondary symptoms this will serve as:
As all the abdominal organs receive a nerve supply from the spinal segments, it is impossible to exclude and related diseases: osteochondrosis of the thoracic or lumbar, herniated disk, cancer, lumbago (backache in the lumbar area can give pain not only in the belly, the buttocks and chest), and other pathology of the back.
What to do?
From what you have to do ill is to take a horizontal position to reduce the load on the spine and alleviate pain. When the attack weakens, the occiput may not be out of the question: first you need to turn to the right or left side (which hurts), to become, at the same time relying on both knees and palms, and then slowly rise using auxiliary support.
If the stomach pain is piercing, cutting in nature and strongly radiates to the neck, back, lower back, shoulder, or thoracic, is accepted pain medication anti-inflammatory action. However, to continue self-treatment is unacceptable: you need to immediately visit a doctor or call an ambulance.
A timely examination by a specialist, the passage of the designated diagnostic procedures ( intravenous urography, procedure pH-metry, gastroscopy) and passing the necessary tests (urine, feces, blood) can not only eliminate the unpleasant, sometimes agonizing symptoms of the disease but also to prevent possible serious consequences. Whenever there is pain in the stomach, lower abdomen, radiating to chest, back or other parts of the body, you should seek medical help. Only professional diagnosis and treatment is the key to successful resolution of a health problem.