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, abdominal 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 abdominal pain if you’re lactose intolerant. Some other causes include:
If your abdominal pain is severe, doesn’t go away, or keeps coming back, come see us.