Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Healthcare(Healthcare & Medicine)
Filter PR by
  
Dubai Health Authority advocates early intervention of abdominal pain.
 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 22, 2016:  While almost everyone will experience abdominal pain at some point in their lives, Dubai Health Authority(DHA) doctors advice that recurrent abdominal pain should not be taken lightly and that timely diagnosis is vital for better.

DHA doctors announced this at the Authority’s weekly smart clinic which is an initiative to dissiminate vital health information to the community through Twitter and Periscope.

H.E. Dr. Nasser Khalifa Al Budoor, Assistant Undersecretary of MOHAP and Director of Dubai Medical District attended the clinic as a guest speaker and highlighted the importance of this clinic and its value to the community. 

Dr Haitham Sawalmeh, senior specialist surgeon at Rashid Hospital, said: “Patients try to solve the problem of abdominal pain using herbs, home-remedies in the initial stages and don’t take it seriously. Often they visit a general practitioner once the pain is quite severe and prolonged. Depending on their condition, they may be referred to see a specialist. Thus, from the time of the initial symptoms to the time of diagnosis the time lapse is huge. This may cause unnecessary complications and a more aggressive form of treatment.”

Dr Sawalmeh said that 80 per cent of all surgeries done by the general surgery department at Rashid Hospital are abdominal surgeries. He further added: “ About 75 per cent of gastrointestinal tract diseases ( GI) can be corrected by lifestyle changes which include diet and exercise. Twenty-five per cent are related to organ pathology and they require intervention, surgical or non-surgical.”

He said that people should be aware of when to see a doctor in cases of abdominal pain. 

Dr Sawalmeh said: “If the abdominal pain is severe or recurrent or if it is accompanied by any of the following symptoms, people should contact their health care provider immediately. The symptoms include fever, persistent vomiting, signs of dehydration, painful urination, pain as result of injury, pain that lasts for hours, inability to pass stool, bloody stools, difficulty breathing and pain during pregnancy.”

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 7418 times
PR Category : Healthcare & Medicine
Posted on : Thursday, December 22, 2016  11:47:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : More UAE couples in younger age group turning to IVF
Next Story : A local hospital inaugurates new additional private patient ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Global Innovations on its first day of success during the Arabian Travel Market 2017 [12853-Views]
TRESemme Hair Academy Launches in Arabia with Georges Mendelek and Alanoud Badr [11175-Views]
Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet takes over the W Café Doha [10895-Views]
ArabianTravel Market: New partnerships and tailored services for Middle Eastern guests [10108-Views]
MASSIMO DUTTI SS17 inspires an essential piece for Massimo Dutti women [9516-Views]
Tame Your Beard with The Art Of Shaving [9394-Views]
Introducing the First Collection of Luxurious Oriental Scents from Juicy Couture [9211-Views]
TAG Heuer announces its partnership with Dubai at Arabian Travel Market 2017 [7344-Views]
8 Reasons Why you will never drink green tea again [6856-Views]
Doha Bank achieves 2.9% profit growth with impressive ratios [6405-Views]
Roderer's RFID-blocking wallets [6356-Views]
Stadium's Outfit of the Week: Speedo swimwear [6295-Views]
Joyalukkas Opens a world of choice in Al Ahsa [6259-Views]
Artificial Intelligence and LG's Robotic Technologies are set to change the way will live ... [6155-Views]
Jewel Corner Opens Kiosk In The Heart of Sharjah, At Mega Mall [5917-Views]
Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens its 175th showroom in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India [5697-Views]
Arabian Automobiles Company Announces ‘Buy Now Pay Later' Scheme [5655-Views]
MG E-motion Concept Makes World Premiere at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show [5612-Views]
Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Wins Coveted Red Dot Design Award [5435-Views]
World Premiere – New BOVET Timepiece [5264-Views]
The 2nd edition of Modern Woman Show opens at Dubai World Trade Centre [5264-Views]
Mobile Doctors 24-7 introduces unique digital healthcare solution as part of Dubai Future ... [5063-Views]
Doha Bank Hosts Its Annual ‘Beach Clean-up' Event to Celebrate the Earth Day in Collaborat... [5014-Views]
Fa Soft & Control [5002-Views]
Renault Trucks' Ultra-Tough, New K Xtrem Arrives in the Middle East [4563-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories