Abdominal pain can be felt anywhere between thorax ( chest ) and pelvis. Pain could be mild, moderate or severe. It may be dull or acute.
Almost everyone has experienced abdominal pain, one time or other. Most of the time, stomach pain is not serious, but severe abdominal pain is a cause of concern. If pain starts suddenly and unexpectedly, it should be regarded as an emergency, and investigated accordingly.
Pain in abdomen can be of various intensities and nature. It can be:
Various conditions are associated with abdominal pain . Causes of abdominal pain include:
Sudden, severe abdominal pain:
Other common causes in adults are:
Common Causes in children
Generally abdominal pain goes with time, but if the pain does not subside, then one should seek medical help:
Generally, treatment for abdominal pain depends upon its cause.
Seek doctors advice before going in for any treatment.