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.
Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz)
WebMD explains painful ovulation -- or ''mittelschmerz'' -- which causes pelvic and abdominal pain in some women in mid-cycle. Find out more, including treatment for it.
Indigestion and Your Digestive System
WebMD explains what causes indigestion and how to treat it.
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of gastritis, a common condition in which the lining of the stomach becomes inflamed and irritated.
Abdominal Pain: What You Should Know
What's causing your stomach ache? WebMD looks at some of the causes of abdominal pain.
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.
Taking NSAIDs? Protect Your Tummy
You can reduce the risk of stomach problems when taking pain relievers -- but there are no guarantees.
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.
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
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.
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.