Abdominal pain

Definition of abdominal pain Discomfort in the abdominal cavity. Symptoms accompanying abdominal pain may include belching, nausea, vomiting, rumbling and gurgling noises, and flatulence (wind). Causes of abdominal pain Mild abdominal pain is common and is often due to excessive

Acute abdomen

Definition of “Acute abdomen” The medical term for persistent, severe abdominal pain, of sudden onset, that is usually associated with spasm of the abdominal muscles, vomiting, and fever. Causes of acute abdomen The most common cause of an acute abdomen