A stomach ache, including stomach cramps or abdominal pain, doesn't usually last long and isn't usually caused byanything serious.
Some common causes of a stomach ache include:
Speak to yourpharmacist for advice about medications to help ease symptoms of these conditions.
If you havediarrhoea and vomiting, it will usually clear up by itself within a week.
Read about what to do if you have diarrhoea and vomiting.
Read about a stomach ache and abdominal pains, including stomach cramps or a dull ache in the tummy (abdomen).
Seeyour GP orcall NHS 111 if you're worried or need advice aboutyour symptoms. For example, if: the pain gets much worse in a short space of time the pain won't go away or keeps returning you have u
Some of the possiblecauses of sudden, severe abdominal pain include: appendicitis swelling of the appendix that causes agonising pain in the lower right-hand side of your abdomen a bleeding or perfor
Some of the possible causes of long-term or recurring abdominal pain include: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms of this common condition include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoeaand constipati