The Causes, Symptoms And Treatments Of Abdominal Pain

Causes

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Some of the more common causes of abdominal pain include constipation, indigestion, menstrual cramps, a stomach virus, food poisoning, irritable bowel syndrome, gas, food allergies, lactose intolerance, pelvic inflammatory disease, hernia, ulcers, endometriosis, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, appendicitis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Abdominal pain may also be caused by inflammation, distention of an abdominal organ, or a decrease in the blood supply to the abdominal organs. Constipation, intestinal muscle contractions, and diverticulitis may also cause abdominal pain.

Continue reading to learn more about what abdominal pain may be trying to tell affected individuals next.

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