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.
Abdominal Pain: What You Should Know
What's causing your stomach ache? WebMD looks at some of the causes of abdominal pain.
Treatment for Abdominal Pain in Children
WebMD helps you identify the stomach pain your child is experiencing - and tells you what to do.
How to Treat Stomach Pain in Adults
You can often treat stomach pain with over-the-counter medicines or home remedies.
Appendicitis is a condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed, swollen, or infected, causing pain in the lower right side of your torso. People with appendicitis will need surgery to remove the appendix, called an appendectomy.
7 Pains You Shouldn't Ignore
Is your pain normal, or is it a sign of something serious? Find out what your body might be telling you.
Stomach Flu in Kids & Todlers: What To Expect
Stomach flu isn’t really a ‘flu.’ It’s gastroenteritis and can be caused by bacteria, a virus, or a parasite. Learn more about what to expect when your child or todler has the stomach flu.
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.
Taking NSAIDs? Protect Your Tummy
You can reduce the risk of stomach problems when taking pain relievers -- but there are no guarantees.
Slideshows & Images
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 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.
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.