Abdominal Pains

Physicians and staff at Clear Choice Emergency Room know how uncomfortable a stomach ache can be, therefore a quick assessment of your condition to determine the cause will be made, followed by appropriate treatment.

Stomach aches are pretty common, with just about everyone experiencing a stomach ache at one time or another. Most cases won’t prove to be serious, although at times, stomach aches can be a sign of something more serious.

Common causes of abdominal pain:

Whether you’ve got a mild stomach ache, sharp pain, or cramps, abdominal pain can have many causes. For instance, you might have indigestion, constipation, a stomach virus, or, if you’re a woman, menstrual cramps.

Other possible causes include:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Food poisoning
  • Food allergies
  • Gas

You may also get abdominal pain if you’re lactose intolerant or have ulcersor pelvic inflammatory disease. some other causes include:

  • Hernia
  • Gallstones
  • Kidney stones
  • Endometriosis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Appendicitis


If your abdominal pain is severe, doesn’t go away, or keeps coming back, talk to your doctor, or head to Clear Choice Emergency Room for high-quality medical care, without the long-wait times typical of most hospital emergency rooms. We’re open seven days a week, 365 days a year, and at any given time, you will be seen by a board-certified, highly experienced emergency care physician.