Just about everybody at one time or another will get a bellyache. Most causes of abdominal pain aren’t worrisome, and your doctor can easily diagnose and treat the problem. Sometimes, though, it can be a sign of a serious illness.
What are the Most Common Causes of Abdominal Pain?
Whether you’ve got a mild stomachache, sharp pain or cramps, stomach pain can have many causes. For instance, you might have indigestion, constipation, a stomach virus, or, if you’re a woman, menstrual cramps. Other possible causes include:
You may also get pain in your abdomen if you’re lactose intolerant. Some other causes include:
- Kidney stones
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
If your stomach is bothering you, come see us.