If you are experiencing excruciating, severe pain in your abdominal area (stomach) and it feels hard (board-like) and tender, coupled with:
Then stop reading and get to your nearest emergency medical facility. These are symptoms of life-threatening peritonitis.
Peritonitis is an inflammation of the tissue that lines the wall of the abdomen (peritoneum) and covers your abdominal organs. This condition is likely caused by a bacterial, occasionally fungal, infection and is a medical emergency!
Beyond your severe abdominal pain, additional symptoms may include:
- signs of shock
- little, no urination
- inability to pass gas
- inability to have a bowel movement
Peritonitis severe pain, tender, hard, board-like stomach pain outlook is usually grim without medical treatment. Give your health a chance by giving it “the sooner to the hospital, the better” treatment.