Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as a stomach ache, belly ache, or tummy ache. There can be many different causes of abdominal pain including, but not limited to, gallstones, ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease, appendicitis, etc., not all of which are related to gastrointestinal causes. Abdominal pain may vary from mild to severe.
The following list is a guideline and is not a complete list. Please talk with your physician if you have any concerns about your abdominal pain.
You may need to seek immediate medical attention if: