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- Thoracic aortic aneurysm
- Inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
- Irritable bowel syndrome or spastic colon!
- Injury of certain part of digestive system.
- In children, the random stomach pain may point to the existence of intussusception (a serious digestive disorder occurs when there is a part of intestine that slides into an intestine’s adjacent part).
- Inflammation of pancreas /pancreatitis.
- UTI /urinary tract infection.
- Inherited type of anemia or medically called sickle cell anemia.
- PID /pelvic inflammatory disease (in women).
- Lead poisoning.
- Peritonitis – a kind of stomach lining infection.
- Obstruction of intestine.
- Stomach inflammation that commonly characterized by cramps, diarrhea, nausea & vomiting, and fever), this health condition is now much familiar called as stomach flu.
- Mesenteric lymphadenitis, it is an inflammation of lymph nodes of stomach membranes, intestine membranes, and bowel membranes. Lymph nodes are a group of tissues that crucial to fight off illness.
- Pulled /strained abdominal muscles.
*There may be other possible causes that are not mentioned in this article.
You need to find help promptly if you experience persistent gnawing stomach pain with other serious symptoms such as:
- Chest pain.
- The yellowed skin.
- Severe abdominal swelling.
- Severe abdominal tenderness.
- Persistent nausea without known reason – it may also be followed with persistent vomiting.
- Bloody stools.
To keep safe, make sure you ask someone else drive you to your doctor because your symptoms may affect the ability of your coordination when driving.