Causes Of Upper Left Abdominal Pain?

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good afternoon I have a complaint in the left upper abdomen but when I eat the pain or the pain gradually recovered and returned to pain or back pain after 3-4 hours after I eat

1 Answer:

Hello Aidil,

Thank you for asking

Pain in the upper left abdomen, which often appears mainly 3 to 4 hours after eating, may indicate an increase in stomach acid, or in the medical realm often called dyspepsia syndrome. This condition, can occur due to obvious causes (eg gastritis, peptic ulcer and / or duodenum, gastroesophageal reflux disease, cholangitis, pancreatitis) or vice versa, the exact cause is unknown (idiopathic). Often, not only pain, sufferers will also experience bloating, nausea, decreased appetite, full sensation, fullness, and even vomiting if not immediately given the right treatment.

Not only dyspepsia syndrome, upper left abdominal pain as you experience it may also be caused by other factors, such as pneumonia, heart attacks, pleurisy, fibromyalgia, viral or bacterial infections, hormonal fluctuations before menstruation, psychosomatic disorders, and so on.

If the pain is very intense, you should go to a doctor or a specialist in internal medicine, right? A thorough physical examination will be done by the doctor in order to identify the cause of the pain, then determine the best treatment. It could also, the doctor directs you to undergo further examination, for example x-rays, ultrasound, heart record, endoscopy, and so on if deemed necessary.

At this time, you can first resolve your complaint by:

Eat more regularly 3 to 5 hours, small portions, don't be too full
Reduce your consumption of oily, fatty, sour and spicy foods
Avoid consuming excessive caffeinated drinks
Stay away from alcohol too
Don't lie down right after eating
Compress the abdominal pain with warm water
Do not wear clothes that are too tight in the abdomen and chest area
much rest
Avoid excessive stress or fatigue
Not taking drugs carelessly

Hope this helps ...

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