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Abdominal pain

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Blood in stool or poo
  • Abdominal pain
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Bloody diarrhoea

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Bowel Cancer.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Constipation

Constipation is a common condition that affects people of all ages.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Unable to completely empty bowels
  • Stomach cramps
  • Bloated stomach

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Constipation.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive system.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Unusually tired
  • Stomach cramps
  • Change in bowel habit

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Crohn's disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Gluten Intolerance

Coeliac disease is a common digestive condition where the small intestine becomes inflamed and unable to absorb nutrients.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Bloated stomach
  • Unusually tired
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Passing excessive wind

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Gluten Intolerance.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Henoch-Schönlein purpura ("hen-awk shern-line purr-purr-ah") is a rare condition, usually seen in children, that causes blood vessels to become inflamed.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bruise-like rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • High temperature
  • Pain in more than one joint
  • Painful knee

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome ( IBS) is a common, long-term condition of the digestive system.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bloated stomach
  • Abdominal pain after eating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Passing excessive wind

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Irritable bowel syndrome.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body, affecting many organs.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • High temperature

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Typhoid fever.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term (chronic) condition affecting the colon.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Bloody diarrhoea
  • Unable to completely empty bowels
  • Mucus in stool or poo

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Ulcerative colitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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