Tag: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Lower stomach pain

Lower stomach pain

Pain in the lower stomach is a problem experienced by many people and can be a result of many different things. Lower stomach pain is something of a misnomer; typically a patient complaining of lower stomach pain will actually be experiencing pain lower down in the abdomen – the location of nearly all the major [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Causes of Lower Pelvic Pain

Causes of Lower Pelvic Pain

Anyone who has suffered from a kind of lower pelvic pain will know how unpleasant it can be. However, each case varies depending on the cause and this is often reflected in the symptoms. Endometriosis This is an abnormality of the uterus lining, where it grows outside of the uterus and attaches to areas such [...]

November 12, 2012 More
What Causes Abdominal Gas?

What Causes Abdominal Gas?

Air or gas forming inside the intestines and passing through the rectum or coming out from the mouth is a very normal and common process. It happens because intestinal bacteria create gas while breaking down the nutrients in the body. Unfortunately, too much abdominal gas could lead to bloating and abdominal pain. The Possible Causes [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is one of the most commonly reported symptoms in gynecology practice. Pelvic pain can be acute (of short and limited duration) or chronic (of longer duration). ACUTE PELVIC PAIN Acute pelvic pain is pelvic pain lasting no more than one month. Acute pain of the pelvis can originate from the gastrointestinal organs (bowel [...]

September 21, 2011 More
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating, and changes in bowel habits. An international consensus of Irritable bowel syndrome specialists has defined Irritable bowel syndrome as “a combination of chronic or recurrent gastrointestinal symptoms which are not explained by structural or biochemical abnormalities.” Although causes of Irritable [...]

September 15, 2011 More