How to ease stomach cramps

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Abdominal pain caused by various medical conditions or diseases, so determining the exact cause, it becomes difficult. In fact, sometimes cases are mild and severe early symptoms are the same. Fortunately, in most cases we can still treat colic in a simple way at home.

Before talking about the stomach medicine, we must first understand the symptoms and causes of abdominal pain that is currently infecting you. We begin by observing the severity of abdominal pain, location, and other accompanying symptoms. This observation aims to determine the cause of abdominal pain and how severe it happens.
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This is important, because it determines the treatment and medication options abdominal pain which we will apply, the following tips to determine the cause of your abdominal pain:

Abdominal pain General  
The pain evenly across the field stomach, this can occur by many different diseases and will usually go away without medical treatment. Syndrome, dyspepsia or heartburn is the most common cause. Home care can help alleviate some discomfort (to be described later). Generally mild pain or cramping pain that becomes more severe over several hours may be a symptom of a blockage of the intestine (bowel obstruction).

Abdominal pain localized in the stomach Certain
Local pain that comes on suddenly and get worse over may be a symptom of a serious problem. The pain in appendicitis usually starts as a general pain, but often moves (localizes) to one of the areas in the lower right abdomen. The pain of gallbladder disease (for instance gallstones) or peptic ulcer disease often starts in one area of the stomach and remains in the same location. Localized pain that gradually becomes more severe may be a symptom of inflammation of the abdominal organs.

Stomach cramps are the kind of pain that comes and goes (intermittent) or getting sick during a change of position. Abdominal cramps is not a serious condition if it can subside after a flue gas or defecate. Many women have cramps during menstrual period. General cramping abdominal pain usually not nothing but noticeably more severe and lasted for more than 24 hours, or localized. Cramps that start suddenly with diarrhea or other minor health problems can be very painful but usually not serious.

Diseases severe stomach which comes on suddenly may be a symptom of a rupture of the stomach or intestines (perforation), torsion (twisting) testis or ovary, kidney stones, gall bladder disease, or blood vessel problems, such as aortic aneurysm. The pain caused by appendicitis or gallbladder disease can become worse when you change positions or cough. Increased pain with movement or coughing, and there were no problems in the muscles are strained more likely to be symptomatic of a serious problem.

Visit your doctor if are seen severe abdominal pain that comes on suddenly, or when the pain is new and different light gradually become more severe over several hours or days.

How To Treat Stomach Pain Until Completed
Most cases of abdominal pain improved with treatment at home and you do not need to go to the doctor (except in conditions such as described above). Home care to cope with abdominal pain will depend on whether only the symptoms that accompany the pain, or accompanied by others such as diarrhea or nausea and vomiting. If you experience mild abdominal pain without other symptoms, then the following step treatments and medications that you can use:
  • Rest until you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Drink with how little dei bit, do not sip drinks at the same time to spend one glass of water. Avoid carbonated or caffeinated drinks, such as soda pop, tea, or coffee.
  • Try eating several small meals (little by little and often), not 2 or 3 times with large portions, so better be repaid. Eat light foods, such as rice, dry toast or crackers, bananas, and apples. Do not eat spicy foods, sour fruits, alcohol and beverages containing caffeine until 48 hours after all symptoms have disappeared.
  • Do not eat foods that are high in fat. High-fat foods can worsen stomach pain.
  • Do not use aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
  • These drugs can irritate the stomach and instead will increase the pain in the pit of the stomach.
Stomach Pain medication use
  • Some stomach medicine that is widely available without requiring a doctor's prescription can be used as initial aid:
  • Antacids. Can be used when experiencing pain in the pit of the stomach, nausea and frequent belching. 
  • Paracetamol. These drugs can be used to relieve mild pain.
  • Activated Carbon. Can be used when the suspect food poisoning, but immediately go to the doctor.
See your doctor if:
  • Increased pain, did not improve, or localize to a specific area on the stomach.
  • Other symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or fever.
  • Symptoms become more severe or frequent.
Prevent Stomach Pain order not Repeated
  • Apply habits of eating fruits and vegetables rich in fiber regularly to prevent abdominal pain caused by constipation.
  • Apply regular eating habits. Adjust your eating schedule, do not be late. Likewise, too much eating is a common cause of discomfort in the abdomen. Eat slowly and stop when it feels full.
  • To prevent stomach pain caused by swallowing air (aerophagia), do not chew gum or drink a carbonated beverage.
  • Prevent abdominal injury by wearing seat belts correctly every time drive or be a passenger in the car.
Observe and identify any symptoms, then you will be able to treat colic to its conclusion. Regards.

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