- Fasting and water ban to measure body temperature and blood pressure
Upper abdominal pain (or vomiting) in patients with coronary heart disease history
- Take blood pressure. Do not use nitroglycerin to go to the emergency room for electrocardiogram examination.
Patients with abdominal pain and fever (or vomiting)
Go to the hospital immediately
Severe abdominal pain combined with severe vomiting
- Blood pressure is measured to retain vomitus for examination to go to the hospital.
You should also see a doctor in these situations?
If you have severe or recurrent abdominal pain, you should choose to go to the hospital. The following conditions often indicate that some diseases that cannot be cured by themselves and will cause more serious consequences if you do not see a doctor in time. You should also seek help from a doctor when abdominal pain is accompanied by the following symptoms:
(1) Accompanied by fever, generally refers to axillary body temperature higher than 37 degrees Celsius;
(2) cannot eat for more than 2 days;
(3) There has been no exhaust and defecation, accompanied by vomiting;
(4) Urination is accompanied by pain or urination frequency changes;
(5) The abdomen is very hard to touch;
(6) Abdominal pain is caused by trauma;
(7) hematemesis or hematochezia;
(8) accompanied by dyspnea;
(9) Abdominal pain occurs during pregnancy;
(10) Unexplained weight loss;
(11) Diarrhea lasts for more than 5 days;
(12) The pain does not tend to relieve within 1 ~ 2 days, but worsens.
Instructions for medical treatment
Other symptoms of accompanying abdominal pain are of great help for diagnosis, so while paying attention to the manifestations of abdominal pain, attention should also be paid to its accompanying symptoms, whether there are fever, yellow skin, vomiting, abnormal stool and urine changes.
How to treat abdominal pain?
The onset of acute abdominal pain is relatively rapid, and most of them are in critical condition. You should see a doctor immediately. The course of chronic abdominal pain is often longer, but the condition is generally not as critical as acute abdominal pain.
The most important principle in the treatment of abdominal pain is to clarify the etiology, and only after the etiology is clarified can the most effective treatment be carried out. For abdominal pain that cannot be determined for the time being, symptomatic treatment can be given according to the degree of abdominal pain. For mild cases, antispastics or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can be applied, and for severe cases, powerful analgesic drugs such as morphine or dolantin can be applied.
- Upper abdominal pain may be a symptom of lower wall myocardial infarction. It is not recommended to use nitroglycerin before seeking medical treatment. After the doctor diagnoses, he can use analgesic drugs according to the doctor’s advice. Abdominal pain lasts for more than 30 minutes, and it is recommended to go to the emergency room for medical treatment.