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Abdominal Pain

1. Upper Abdominal Pain 


Differential Diagnoses

Pain related to eating food:

  •  Dyspepsia

  •  Gastritis

Pain related to eating food but persisted for more than three months

  •  Peptic ulcers

Acute and recurrent pain in upper quadrant

  • Gallbladder diseases

  • Inflammatory bowel syndrome

  • Chronic pancreatitis

  • Diabetic autonomic neuropathy


Non-Pharmacological and Pharmacological Treatments

Treat as for main diseases


2. Lower Abdominal Pain 

Diagnostic Criteria

Pain associated with diarrhea or constipations

  • Intestinal involvement

  • Helminthes

Colicky pain in abdomen without diarrhoea or constipation

  • Colitis

Pain just before or during menstruation

  • Dysmenorrhea

  • Endometriosis

Pain over lower abdomen and back associated with excessive white discharge in women

  • Pelvic inflammatory diseases Pain during urination

  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)


Non-Pharmacological and Pharmacological

 Treatments Treat as for main disease as indicated in specific chapters 

Updated on, 26.10.2020


1. STG page number  2-3

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