- Why do I need help?
- What are the stomach pains that need treatment?
- Non-gastric parameters for the treatment of
- When should the condition trigger an alarm?
- What can and is forbidden to do before the arrival of the "First Aid"?
- When is it better to see a doctor and be treated at home?
- Nutrition for stomach pain
- What medications relieve pain?
- What folk remedies are recommended?
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If a person has a stomach ache, then the whole body suffers. Concomitant irritability, insomnia, sweating, diarrhea or constipation change behavior and character. To help you need to know the diagnosis. Pain syndrome can cause various diseases. Eliminate any pain is not so simple.
The optimal solution is to take a temporary anesthetic and consult a doctor for advice. To do this, you need to correctly orient yourself in the possible causes and symptoms of stomach diseases.
Why do I need help?
The projection of the stomach on the front wall of the abdomen takes place from the epigastrium at the top almost to the navel at the bottom. Localization coincides with the nerve plexus, called "solar".All painful sensations from the organs of the abdominal cavity flow down here. Therefore, if a person has a stomach ache, this is not necessarily related to the stomach.
Proper treatment of pain in the area of the stomach requires the identification of the body - the culprit of pain. This requires patient's diagnosis and patience. The causes of pain are divided into two groups:
- pathology of the stomach;
- is a lesion of other organs.
Among diseases of the stomach, pain can cause:
- food poisoning;
- functional malfunction of the stomach;
- allergic reaction to food;
- peptic ulcer disease;
- stomach cancer;
Another group includes such serious diseases as:
- of bowel disease;
- spastic contractions of the diaphragm;
- cardiovascular pathology.
Let's consider the most revealing symptoms, allowing to isolate the true stomach pain.
What are the stomach pains that need treatment?
Pain sensations caused by lesions of the stomach, have their characteristics. However, it is impossible to diagnose only the clinical course.
The main importance is given to the secretory function. If the acidity is maintained at a normal level, then the intensity of pain is weak. Pain blunt, occur immediately after eating, especially rough fried meat food. Such sensations are called "early".Sometimes, in order to remove the beginning pain, patients refuse to eat.
From other symptoms it should be noted:
- severity, raspiranie in the field of epigastrium;
- eructation( sour against the background of increased acidity);
- smack in the mouth;
- disorder of stool.
Heartburn occurs immediately after eating and worries constantly
With peptic ulcer
Often the pain syndrome is more intense than with gastritis. But there are cases when it is weakly expressed. There is a connection with food intake. Pain in epigastrium does not occur as quickly as with gastritis, usually after 30-90 minutes. Relapses are seasonal( autumn and spring exacerbations).
Pain is accompanied by heartburn, belching with sour, nausea and vomiting after eating, slimming a person. Acute cutting pain( dagger) indicates the probability of perforation of the stomach wall and the exit of the contents into the abdominal cavity. The condition is complicated by shock, peritonitis, it is dangerous for life.
With polyps and cancer
Polyposis - a rare disease, does not have specific symptoms, is detected by chance. Can manifest as blunt pain, bleeding, nausea, or vomiting. Malignant tumors at the initial stage are expressed not by strong, but constant dull pain, independent of the time of ingestion.
Simultaneously, the patient has nausea, loss of appetite, aversion to meat dishes. Gradually, the intensity of the pain syndrome increases, vomiting and feces appear with blood.
Bacteriological analysis of
helps in finding out the causative agent of gastroenteritis. For infectious diseases
Gastroenteritis of bacterial or viral origin often accompanies or complicates the course of an infectious disease. They are characterized by high fever, intense pain in the upper abdomen, vomiting, diarrhea.
With functional breakdowns and stresses
If the stomach gets sick after overeating acute, fried, fatty foods, drinking alcohol, you need to think about the functional violation of movement of food masses and digestion. The patient will feel heaviness, raspiranie, pressing pain. Similar signs are associated with smoking.
Part of people with excitement experiences pain in the stomach, suffers from diarrhea. These phenomena are associated with the nervous system. Discoverable in school children, experiencing a control, responsible performance.
For food poisoning
Symptoms depend on the amount of food eaten and its toxicity. Appear immediately( within 30 minutes) or later. In addition to spastic pain, patients have severe intoxication: severe weakness, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness and headache.
Non-gastric parameters for the treatment of
Of the reasons not related to stomach diseases, there are three main ones to be mentioned.
In duodenal ulcer
Unlike gastric, the pains appear on an empty stomach in the morning or at night, after at least 2 hours after eating. They are called "hungry".They have a cramping character. Are associated with overeating, eating acute, fatty foods.
Attack of appendicitis
The disease is masked for gastritis. It begins with a aching pain in epigastrium, vomiting, fever. Then the pain moves to the right iliac region. Pain sensations increase gradually, are constant, strengthened in position on the left side.
The pancreas is located in accordance with its name, front is covered with the back wall of the stomach, with inflammation gives a pronounced irradiation of back pain
A bout of pain occurs after the intake of alcohol, fatty and fried foods. Intensity in the acute stage is quite strong, surrounding nature with irradiation in the back, scapula. In chronic course - less severe, accompanied by fat diarrhea.
When should the status cause an alarm?
Do not rely on your knowledge of how to ease the patient's condition, in the case of:
- pains cutting, sudden;
- simultaneous rise in temperature to 38 degrees and above, chills;
- strong, not abating pain for an hour;
- attaching vomiting;
- appearing in the vomit masses of a blood impurity;
- confusion of the patient;
- spastic pain in a pregnant or child;
- of black diarrhea.
What can and is forbidden to do before the arrival of the "First Aid"?
- drink painkillers;
- put an enema;
- anything to eat and drink;
- relieve pain with a solution of soda;
- applying the heating pad;
- use laxatives, Aspirin, drugs with paracetamol;
- to smoke, take alcohol.
Before the appearance of an ambulance doctor, you need to: put the patient in bed, ensure peace, remove or unfasten tight clothing, belt, belt. Apply to the sore area a hot water bottle with cold water. You can offer to lie on your side and pull your knees to your chest, this way you can reduce pain.
Urgent medical care is required to render "First Aid"
When is it better to go to a doctor and be treated at home?
If the pain sensations change in nature, do not pass a few days, worried bloating, nausea, it becomes impossible to eat something, you need to consult a therapist and do not waste time on self-medication.
It is possible to relieve pain in the stomach at home for those patients who suffer from chronic diseases, have been examined and are sure of the reason. The most common folk remedies do not affect the disease, but only temporarily relieve pain.
Nutrition for stomach pain
Before thinking about what to treat the stomach, you should take care of the diet. It is best 1-2 days to starve, take only warm boiled water. This will rest the stomach, pancreas, relieve pain.
Further food should not contain irritants, a semi-liquid consistency of the dishes is necessary. Therefore, all fat broths, fried and smoked meat, fresh vegetables, seasonings, culinary products, fresh pastries are contraindicated. Categorically prohibited alcohol intake.
You can eat porridges on the water, low-fat soups with cereals, potatoes in puree, vegetable casseroles, meatballs, meatballs, cottage cheese, milk with good tolerability. To drink compote from dried fruits, broth of a dogrose. Use only dried white bread.
What medications relieve pain?
To drink the most suitable drug that relieves pain, it is necessary to take into account the influence of stomach diseases on digestion in general. Typically, doctors prescribe medicines of three types: medicines for the treatment of gastritis and ulcers, enzymes that normalize digestion, and means for controlling the pancreas.
The purpose of the tablets depends on the type of acidity. Most often used:
- Almagel A,
Festal is an enzyme preparation that allows to reduce the load on the pancreas
. For spastic pain, No-shpa, Platyphylline is used. Overeating helps omeprazole, gastromax, cimetidine. Enzyme preparations are selected by a doctor for a specific patient. Used Festal, Panzinorm, Creon, Meksase, Pancreatin, Mezim forte.
What folk remedies are recommended?
Alternative therapy is based on folk recommendations, provides home remedies. However, when it is not clear to the patient what to do if the stomach hurts and nothing helps, it is preferable to send it to the doctor for an additional examination. Applying plant tinctures you need to be sure that they do not cause an allergic reaction and do not worsen the condition.
Turmeric - is considered a curative product for the stomach. She is advised to take a two-month course of 3 grams per day. Better brew with boiling water, add milk and honey. It is recommended to drink before going to bed.
Bay leaf - a decoction is used. You need to cook 15 minutes 7 leaves in 200 ml of water. After cooling, strain and drink in 2 divided doses.
Althaeus - prepare a medicinal syrup for pain relief. To 2 g of dry matter add up to 100 ml of wine alcohol, 4 tablespoons of sugar. Infuse in a dark cool place. Helps to treat children. For a child, a teaspoon of infusion is bred for half a cup of water.
Lemon juice - three times a day before meals it is recommended to drink half a glass of water with two teaspoons of squeezed lemon juice. Salt - in non-traditional medicine is considered a means of correction of intestinal and stomach disorders.
Half a teaspoon of salt is dissolved in 50 ml of vodka. Drink should be once and immediately eat. We have already paid attention to the harm of any alcohol. We consider this folk recipe as dangerous to health.
When food poisoning is advised to clean the intestines with castor oil and lemon juice. On 1 bottle of castor oil( 30 ml) is added the juice of two lemons. The solution is slightly warmed up, it is necessary to drink everything at once. Expected diarrhea should clear the intestines and stomach from toxins and parasites.
If stomach pains with stomach gas, constipation is held, then it is recommended to use olive oil or sunflower oil. It is taken on an empty stomach daily on a tablespoon. Has a good enveloping effect. Course - 3 months. At the same time, olive oil is advised to be used in food for salad dressings.
The drug is considered the best remedy for the liver, but it helps with stomach diseases
Milk thistle - a long-known healing plant. In the pharmacy you can buy oil, capsule, meal( cake, obtained when pressing oil).For preventive maintenance use a teaspoon of a meal in the morning on an empty stomach, washing down with water. Course at least twice a year. During treatment, drink before each meal.
Another questionable prescription is the treatment with hydrogen peroxide. The regimen provides for the dissolution in 30 ml of water of a solution of 3% peroxide dropwise from one to 10. Consumption 2-3 times a day after meals with a daily increase in dose per 1 drop. After 10 days of treatment, make a five-day break and repeat in a dose of 10 drops.
Honey and propolis - honey is recommended to take a teaspoon in the morning on an empty stomach in a glass of water. Propolis is melted with cream( 1:10), drink an hour before meals. Herbal decoctions are a popular means of treating stomach diseases. The most shown are: celandine, chamomile flowers, St. John's wort, hips, plantain leaves. From them prepare herbal teas, the taste improves from the addition of a spoonful of honey.
Tinctures on alcohol from pains in the stomach are prepared:
- Of carnation - has anti-inflammatory effect, relieves pain, 50 g of grass insist on a half-liter of vodka for 10 days. Take 7 drops before meals;
- aira - pains are removed, the stool is normalized, add a liter of vodka to 80 g of dried root of ara, insist 3 days, before dilution it is recommended to dilute with water.
Treatment with freshly squeezed juices - for it cabbage, potato juice is used, in the pharmacy you can buy plantain juice or granulated preparation Plantaglucid. They are suitable only with reduced acidity. Enough for half an hour before a meal to drink 80 ml of juice. When starting home treatment, weigh "for" and "against", normalize the diet. Perhaps medicines will help better than folk advice.