Abdominal Pain Directory
Abdominal pain can be a symptom of many conditions. Because it could be something serious, you should see a doctor to evaluate abdominal pain. Treatments will depend on the cause of the pain. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about causes of abdominal pain, how to treat it, and much more.
Gas, Bloating, and Burping-Check Your Symptoms
This tool will help you check the symptoms associated with gas, bloating, and burping to determine if you need to seek medical treatment.
Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older-Topic Overview
Abdominal pain can be widespread or localized to one area, such as lower or left side abdominal pain. Learn what causes different types of abdominal pain.
Information on the causes of abdominal pain and when it's time to consult a doctor.
Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger-Check Your Symptoms
If your child, age 11 and younger, is experiencing abdominal pain, check the symptoms here to determine if you need to seek medical treatment.
Gas, Bloating: Always Uncomfortable?
Upset stomach got you down? Gas, bloating, and bathroom problems are a constant battle for many people -- often the symptoms are related to diet, but there are some more serious medical conditions that may be the culprit.
Winter Holidays, Upset Stomachs
Enjoy holiday food without heartburn, upset stomach, and diarrhea or constipation. This article explains why we suffer digestive problems during the holidays, and then offers six tips to help you avoid digestive problems.
Taking NSAIDs? Protect Your Tummy
You can reduce the risk of stomach problems when taking pain relievers -- but there are no guarantees.
9 Surprising Facts About Your Stomach
Experts debunk some common myths about the stomach, including misconceptions about where digestion actually takes place and whether eating at a certain time of day can boost weight gain.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Irritable Bowel Syndrome
WebMD's overview covers IBS symptoms, causes, medicines, and trigger foods, as well as lifestyle tips for managing this disruptive, but common, irritable bowel condition.
The Stomach (Human Anatomy): Picture, Function, Definition, Conditions, and More
Learn more from WebMD about the anatomy of the stomach, along with illnesses that affect the stomach and tests to diagnose stomach problems.
The Abdomen (Human Anatomy) - Picture, Function, Parts, Definition, and More
WebMD's Abdomen Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the abdomen. Learn about its function, parts, abdominal conditions, and more.