Stomach pain in left side – Stomach ache is very common symptom. It has many more reasons. From hyperacidity to appendicitis and from urine infection to kidney stones. But there is characteristic sign behind each and every cause of abdominal pain. That means whatever the cause, every cause gets pains in specific area of abdomen.
Doctor also diagnose you depending upon the site of abdominal pain. You can also self diagnose or guess your cause of abdominal pain by knowing its specific sites. So I am giving you the thorough knowledge about the diseases. Which causes abdominal pain and their special characteristics sites of pain.
9 QUADRANTS of abdomen
Our abdomen has total 9 quadrants. first right hypochondrium, second left hypochondrium, third epigastrium, fourth umbilical region, fifth left lumbar region, sixth right lumbar region, seventh right iliac foss, eightth left iliac fossa and night hypogastrium.
Stomach pain causes
First right hypochondrium – this is the area situated in right upper abdomen. if you’re getting pain in right sided upper area, then there is three main reasons. First is liver cirrhosis, that means functional defect in liver. Second is gallstones- stones appeared in gallbladder. Third cause is pancreatitis when it is means infection and inflammation of pancreas.
Second is epigastric region. This is the region situated in the upper Central Part. If you get pain in this area, you may have hyper acidity as a first cause. Indigestion, gas are the other two reasons.
Third is left hypochondrium. This is the area situated in left upper side. If you have stomach pain in left side. Then Gastric ulcer, that means stomach ulcer. ulcer of stomach is the primary cause for pain in that area.
Right lumbar region. That’s the region situated in the right side in middle. If you have stomach pain in right side. Right sided kidney stone, ureteric and kidney infection are the the causes of pain.
Umbilical area is the area surrounding the umbilicus. It is the centre most part of the abdomen. first and most important cause of the pain is worm infection. That means helminthiasis. Secondary cause is colitis that means infection of small intestine.
Left lumbar region. That is the area situated in the left sided central region. First causes is left sided kidney stones and second cause is colitis. That means infection of large intestine.
Stomach ache causes
Right iliac fossa is the region of right sided lower area. First and most common cause is appendicitis. Appendicitis is the infection of appendix. Second causes in inguinal hernia. Right sided inguinal hernia. Hernia means intestinal contents protruding out in the form of balloon.
Hypogastric region is the central lower most area, above the genital organs. The most common cause is UTI. UTI means urinary tract infection and second cause is bladder stones.
cause of stomach pain in lower left side
Ninth and last region is left iliac fossa. If you have stomach pain lower left side. This is situated in the left lower side of abdomen. First cause is fistula in ano. Second one is left sided in inguinal hernia
So now you can understand the 9 regions and the causes of pain behind that. So you can judge by yourself that which disease you are suffering from. But most important is doctor consultation. Please visit your family doctor for the final diagnosis of your abdominal pain.
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