How do you know if you have a perforated organ?
- sudden and intense abdominal pain;
- nausea and vomiting;
- swelling and bloating in the abdomen.
Causes. Inflammation of the gastric mucosa is due, in most cases, to infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. This bacterium is most often contracted through the mouth in childhood. In France, it is estimated that 15 to 30% of the population carries this germ.
The treatment is based on closing theulcer. The access route can be a laparotomy or a laparoscopy (laparoscopy), with comparable results in terms of mortality and morbidity, but with an advantage for laparoscopy in terms of pain and length of hospital stay.
The main symptom of gastrointestinal perforation is severe abdominal pain with tenderness. The area may feel stiff or hard. When the hole forms in the large intestine, the progression of pain is usually gradual.
What are the symptoms of a perforation of the esophagus? Pain is the first symptom of perforation of the esophagus. You will usually feel pain in the area where the hole is. You may also experience chest pain and difficulty swallowing.
Perforation is a manufacturing process by punching or cutting which makes it possible to make a hole in a thin material.
Treating a stomach perforation starts with relieving the pain and making sure the wound heals. For this, anti-secretory drugs are used which will promote resorption of the ulcer.