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Men's Health: Lower Stomach Pain

Updated on September 14, 2010

There's a number of causes stomach pain in men, it includes infectious diseases, chronic diseases and digestive disorders. Since abdominal pain is quite broad as a symptom, it can also be diagnosed when there are other accompanying ailments. Consulting a doctor as soon as stomach pain worsen is a basic step in treatment.
Here are some reasons for stomach pain to help you determine the exact causes:

If you are suffering from lower abdominal pain that begins around your belly button and migrates to the lower right quadrant and is accompanied by swelling, fever, nausea, it is considered Appendicitis. Unless proven otherwise, appendicitis pain does not usually go away and may get even worse with walking, movement, or coughing. Appendicitis can be life-threatening so seek medical attention as soon as symptoms are present.
It is also possible that abdominal pain in men is caused by seminal vesiculitis. It is an inflammation of the seminal vesicles commonly caused by inflamed prostate or prostatitis.

Lower Stomach Pain
Lower Stomach Pain

Ulcerative Colitis

When bloody stools, skin rashes, joint pain, mouth sores and weight loss accompanies lower abdominal pain, it is indicative of ulcerative colitis. It is known as inflammatory bowel disorder.
Kidney stones

Usually, there are no apparent symptoms or problems with this disorder. The common symptom of kidney problem is stomach pain among men that spreads gradually to the lower abdomen and the back. Symptoms like nausea, intense sharp cramping and blood in the urine may also be present if there is a kidney stone problem. If experiencing fever and chills contact your doctor immediately.

A case of urinary tract infection can cause bladder inflammation. Symptoms include lower abdominal pain and painful urination.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome can also cause severe abdominal pain. Alternating constipation and diarrhea, lower abdominal pain, and flatulence are symptoms of IBS. Remember all the symptoms that have manifested which can be valuable during consultation.
Every description of the symptoms given above will definitely help you in determining what kind of stomach pain you are experiencing. However,in most cases, seek the help of a medical professional especially when the pain is persistent. Medical professionals will basically depend on the finding of your physical examination, it is better to lay down all your symptoms to help then make a correct evaluation.


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      Lori J Latimer 7 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      it is nice to let others know what may be 'eating' at them. thank you for this Hub of Information.