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What is the pathophysiology of abdominal pain?
Last Updated: 9th April, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, what is the pathogenesis of abdominal pain?
Abdominal pain can be induced by stimulation of visceral nociceptors. Activation of nociceptors usually requires previous sensitization by pathological events, such as inflammation, ischemia or acidosis. Both phenomena lead to a spread of pain to other body regions and an amplification of the pain perception.
what are the effects of abdominal pain? Share on Pinterest Nausea, vomiting, and a loose stool may accompany abdominal pain if the cause is gastroenteritis. Digestive problems are considered the most common cause of abdominal pain. Discomfort or irregularities in any organ or part of the abdomen can cause pain that radiates throughout the entire area.
Then, what causes acute abdominal pain?
Some of the most common causes of abdominal pain are appendicitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), pancreatitis, gallbladder disease, diverticulitis, and small bowel obstruction.
What are the signs and symptoms of an acute abdomen?
Symptoms predominantly include severe abdominal pain. Fever, constipation, bloody stool, rebound tenderness in the abdomen, abdominal rigidity and guarding, bloating, jaundice, colic, and migratory pain may also occur.