It is known that a burning in the chest can be related to a heart attack. However, very few people know that other pains can also indicate the dangerous disease.
Heavy food, stress, too much alcohol: these factors can cause stomach pain. You do not have to go directly to the doctor with these symptoms because the symptoms usually resolve within a day. But sometimes the transition to a doctor is inevitable.
When should I go to the doctor for a stomach ache?
Who Sudden pain in the upper part of the abdomen when exercised you should definitely consult a doctor. Because behind can heart disease as an angina pectoris or a heart attack stuck that can radiate to the stomach.
Even if the stomach hurts with a weight loss A visit to a doctor is recommended. Because behind it can be a tumor disease.
Those with stomach pains and more should also be examined difficulty swallowing has. Because these can be signs of a disease of the esophagus.
Heartburn can lead to cancer
Who below stomach ache under certain circumstances it should be taken seriously, for example when fever, vomiting, nausea or bleeding occur. If heartburn occurs several times a week, a doctor's visit is recommended. The more the gastric acid enters the esophagus, the greater the risk that the inflammation leads to a pathological change in the esophageal mucosa. This can lead to long-term cancer development.
Bacteria cause stomach ulcers
Pain in the upper abdomen can also be on one stomach ulcer point. It was stress as the main culprit, today the true culprit is known: the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
The pathogen catches the body faster when its defenses are reduced by stress. A precursor of gastric ulcer is gastritis (gastritis). It manifests itself feeling swollen after eating, heartburn or epigastric pain.
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