Different Reasons for Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain is the most common symptom which occurs in many health conditions. It is found that one in four people suffers from abdominal pain every now and then.

When a person gets an abdominal pain, the reason should be properly sorted out. Care should be taken to cure it instantly and measures should be taken to prevent it from occurring again.

Abdominal pain

If a person would know the different areas in the abdomen then it is very easy to identify the cause. There are nine quadrants in the abdomen.

They are right hypochondriac, epigastric top, left hypochondriac, right lumbar, umbilical, left lumbar, right iliac, hypogastric and left iliac. These are the nine quadrants of the abdomen.

Pain in the abdomen region (in different regions) may occur due to these following reasons:

  • Gall stones
  • Ulcer in stomach
  • Pancreatitis
  • Acidity
  • Heartburn
  • Gastritis
  • Abdominal hernia
  • Colitis
  • Biliary obstruction
  • Urinary obstruction
  • Stones in urethra
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Urinary tract infection
  • PCOD


Fructose malabsorption or fructose intolerance which is a digestive disorder is also one of the main causes of abdominal pain. Consuming low fructose diet  is one good solution for people who are suffering from such type of issue.

BRAT means Bananas, Rice, Applesauce as well as Toast. As per the National Institute of Health, diet which includes BRAT is advisable by hospitals and doctors for people suffering from regular abdominal pain. If you have diarrhoea, then BRAT relieves it by neutralizing the acidity and absorbing the toxin.

Tropical herbs are also advisable for consumption for abdominal pain. You can massage the abdominal area with diluted arnica oil and treat your stomach cramps. The relaxing effect of herbal juices such as aloe vera is also a real aid for stomach ache and abdominal ache occurring due to various disorders.

No matter what type or cause of the pain you have in stomach, a proper consultation with a physician is required to confirm any disorder and to get proper treatment.

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