Causes of pain in the colon
Large intestine – this terminal portion of the gastrointestinal tract , in which the formation of feces and water absorption . The large intestine consists of the cecum with the appendix , colon , sigmoid colon and rectum.
Pain in the colon can occur in a variety of intestinal diseases , the most important of which are mentioned in this article.
Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix ) – part of the pathology of the abdominal cavity , which requires immediate surgery. Originally appendicitis makes itself felt pain in the epigastric region , which later spread to the entire abdomen . After a while the pain is localized in the right iliac region . This migration pattern of pain indicates appendicitis .
Intestinal pain with colitis
Inflammatory process in the colon with infectious lesions called colitis. When this can not only marvel at the thick , but the small intestine. As a rule, in colitis noted aching in the lateral regions of the abdomen. In addition, in colitis may occur in the stomach rumbling , bloating , diarrhea mixed with blood, and frequent urge to defecate . Acute colitis can last for several days , and if left untreated , the disease can become chronic .
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