Sharp pain in the abdomen — what to do


Almost every­one expe­ri­enced a sharp attack of pain in the abdomen. Some­one at this moment drinks an anes­thet­ic, and some­one is try­ing to endure. And in vain. No pain comes with­out a rea­son. Ignor­ing this con­di­tion is not the best option, just like tak­ing pills pre­ma­ture­ly.

Before start­ing treat­ment, it is nec­es­sary to cor­rect­ly deter­mine where exact­ly it hurts. To do this, lie on your back and gen­tly press your fin­gers on your stom­ach to find the place where the pain is felt.

As you know, pain is dif­fer­ent. It can be aching, dull, sharp. The most dan­ger­ous pain is dag­ger, it is very sharp. This may be a man­i­fes­ta­tion of acute inflam­ma­tion. With such pain, it is urgent to call a doc­tor. And before arrival, you can apply ice.

Accord­ing to experts, most often abdom­i­nal pain is caused by mal­nu­tri­tion or sit­u­a­tions dur­ing which you had to be very ner­vous. In any case, before mak­ing a diag­no­sis, it is nec­es­sary to exclude crit­i­cal con­di­tions in which a doc­tor is imme­di­ate­ly called.. At appen­dici­tis there is pain in the upper abdomen and near the navel, then the pain cov­ers the entire abdomen, and after a cou­ple of hours it can be local­ized to the right low­er abdomen. The pain is con­stant, aching in nature. When it fades, do not relax, it is bet­ter to call a doc­tor. At acute pan­cre­ati­tis severe pain in the upper abdomen. You may expe­ri­ence nau­sea and vom­it­ing, and you may also expe­ri­ence dry­ness or a bad taste in your mouth. In this case, it is urgent to call an ambu­lance. At intesti­nal col­ic the pain is sharp, con­cen­trat­ed around the navel. May be accom­pa­nied by weak­ness and chills. In this case, you need to take a pill for spasms and lie down. For the future, you should not abuse cof­fee, choco­late, spicy foods. And also nor­mal­ize nutri­tion, in this sit­u­a­tion it is impor­tant not to overeat.


As for the pains that appear “on nerves” this psy­chogenic pain. How right they are aching and twist­ing. Nau­sea, loss of strength, or vice ver­sa, a fever­ish state may appear. In this case, you need to take a seda­tive drug, exclude cof­fee.

Tea with lemon and blackberry

Eye­bright herb has sooth­ing, astrin­gent and anti-inflam­ma­to­ry prop­er­ties. With neu­ro­sis of the stom­ach, an infu­sion is pre­pared from the dried leaves. They take 30 grams of raw mate­ri­als and pour 750 mil­li­liters of hot water, let it brew for two hours and fil­ter. Take every three hours for half a glass.


8. Favor­ably affects the stom­ach — mint. It has an anti­sep­tic and anti-inflam­ma­to­ry effect. Pep­per­mint tea relieves the symp­toms of gas­tric neu­ro­sis. It is espe­cial­ly use­ful to drink the infu­sion of this won­der­ful plant for ner­vous over­work and insom­nia. A spoon­ful of fine­ly chopped veg­etable raw mate­ri­als is poured with boil­ing water (250 ml) and allowed to brew for at least 5 min­utes. Hon­ey can be added to the fin­ished drink.

9. Flax seeds have an anti-inflam­ma­to­ry and envelop­ing effect on stom­ach pains. They should be ground into pow­der. Take two table­spoons of such raw mate­ri­als and pour warm water. Insist three hours and drink just before bed­time.


Mint can be an excel­lent seda­tive, it has a ben­e­fi­cial effect on the stom­ach, has an anti­sep­tic and anti-inflam­ma­to­ry effect. Pep­per­mint tea relieves the symp­toms of gas­tric neu­ro­sis. It is espe­cial­ly use­ful to drink the infu­sion of this won­der­ful plant for ner­vous over­work and insom­nia.

You will need:

  • 1 table. mint spoon,
  • 1 table. a spoon­ful of hon­ey


  1. Pour boil­ing water over a table­spoon of mint (250 ml)
  2. Let it steep and cool.
  3. Add hon­ey to a warm drink.

It is good if you always have flax seeds at home. They have an anti-inflam­ma­to­ry and envelop­ing effect in case of pain in the stom­ach. They should be ground into pow­der. Two table­spoons of ground flax seeds are poured with warm water and insist­ed for three hours. Drink right before bed.

And also, you need to under­stand that the body can get used to seda­tive pills and herbs. There­fore, these funds are not a panacea. It is impor­tant to accept the fact that the main med­i­cine is with­in our­selves and try to make our life more emo­tion­al­ly com­fort­able. It is impor­tant to learn how to relax and relieve stress. Breath­ing exer­cis­es can help with this.

“Relax” gymnastics:

• Sit com­fort­ably, relax. Breathe with your bel­ly, while you need to make sure that the chest prac­ti­cal­ly does not rise.
• Then slow down your breath­ing, inhale and exhale count­ing. For exam­ple: inhale — one-two, exhale — one-two-three. Slow­ly, over the course of sev­er­al min­utes, bring the exha­la­tion count to five or six, with­out length­en­ing the inhala­tion.
• Lis­ten care­ful­ly to your­self, feel how your breath­ing becomes freer.
• Do 10–20 min­utes every morn­ing and evening.

If you prac­tice this “relax­ation” as often as pos­si­ble, it will help you estab­lish trust­ing rela­tion­ships with oth­ers, sort out your feel­ings and desires. And also, it is very impor­tant to learn to speak open­ly about what excites you, and also to relax the way you like it. And final­ly, learn to accept what can­not be changed, and love your­self for who you are. Praise your­self as often as pos­si­ble and enjoy life!

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