Everyone at some point in their life will feel general stomach pain or abdominal pain. There are many, many causes and at times it can be hard to pinpoint what the direct causes are for the particular symptoms in the area. Stomach pain affects both men and women and is mostly not a serious condition that can be relieved by various treatments and remedies. However, if the pain is continuous and severe, it can be a sign of something more serious. These common symptoms of stomach pain refer to experiences of an ache, cramps, sharp or dull pain in the entire abdominal area.
Abdominal bloating is not a very pleasant experience. Not just the feeling of an engorged stomach, the pain associated with bloating can sometimes be quite severe, especially is it occurs suddenly. You may feel severe cramps in the area between the areas below the ribs to above the pelvis and a general feeling of fullness in the stomach
When weight loss accompanies bloating it may be cause for concern. If you are losing weight without any change in diet or exercise, but you are still bloated, especially after only a small amount of food, you need to see a doctor to talks about the possibility of an obstruction or tumor in the intestines.