Abdominal pain can have causes that aren’t due to underlying disease. Many different conditions can cause abdominal pain. Examples include constipation, gas, overeating, stress, or muscle strain.Other causes of abdominal pain include appendicitis, cancer, abdominal aortic aneurysm, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, heartburn, indigestion, or gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). Diseases that can cause chronic abdominal pain include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Crohn’s disease, lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome or spastic colon.
What are common causes for abdominal pain?
The main causes for abdominal pain are infection, abnormal growths, inflammation, obstruction (blockage), and intestinal disorders. Infections in the intestines and blood can cause bacteria to enter the digestive tract resulting in abdominal pain. Some common causes of abdominal pain include diarrhea, constipation, stomach flu, and acid reflux when stomach contents leak backward into the esophagus.
Less serious causes of abdominal pain include stomach flu, allergies, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation.
What is the best cure for abdominal pain?
Some tips that may help prevent abdominal pain include drinking plenty of water, regular exercise, well-balanced meals high in fiber, plenty of fruits and vegetables, and smaller meals more frequently. Some people can notice a reduction in abdominal pain by drinking chamomile tea, apple cider vinegar, peppermint, and using a BRAT diet (bananas, rice, apple sauce, and toast).
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