90% of people worldwide experience stomach pain during their lifetime. Any pain in your stomach that lasts more than 2 weeks has to be seriously diagnosed, because it can predict a dangerous illness. On the other hand, persistent bloating, vomiting, diarrhea and bloody stool are symptoms that should send you to visit your doctor. Stomach pain is called any type of pain which is felt in the area between the breasts and groin. In order to determine the cause of pain more easily you need to locate the exact spot. Here is a map that may help you to understand the cause of your pain. Identify the exact place of your pain on the map and find out its significance.
- A pain in this area signifies gallstones, stomach ulcer or inflammation of the pancreas.
- This spot may predict a stomach ulcer; gastric acid; poor digestion; pancreatitis; gallstones; epigastric hernia (hernia above the navel).
- When the pain in located here it may be gastric ulcer, duodenal intestine, bile duct blockage, inflammation of the pancreas.
- Pain in this area is a sign of kidney stones, inflammation of the urethra, constipation, lumbar hernia – displaced disc in the spine
- If this perimeter hurts you may suffer from pancreatitis; early stage of appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix); stomach ulcer; large intestine inflammation; small intestine inflammation; Crohn’s disease (regional enteritis); umbilical hernia.
- This area hurts when there are gallstones, diverticular disease, constipation, colon inflammatory.
- When the pain is located here you may discover that you have appendicitis, constipation, pelvic pain – gynecological problems (endometriosis, etc.), groin pain – inguinal hernia.
- In this area are reflected pains that predict inflammation of the urine tract, appendix inflammation, colon inflammation, pelvic pain – gynecological disorders, diverticular disease;
- Feeling pain here it may signify diverticular disease, pelvic pain – gynecological problems, pain in the groin – inguinal hernia.
You should pay attention and visit your doctor whenever you feel any suspect pain in your stomach. Of course, not all the pains suggest that there is a serious issue. Pains in the stomach may also appear when there are less serious reasons: constipation as a result of improper diet and poor physical activity, no toleration on some kind of food, gastritis due to excessive creation of bile acids, food poisoning and stomach or intestinal viruses. However, check with your doctor for all times in order to be on the safe side.