While abdominal pain has many causes, Mayo Clinic states that pain located in the center of the abdomen is often caused by appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, pancreatitis, mesenteric thrombosis and thoracic aortic ane... More »

According to Dictionary.com the word "epigastric" is used to describe the upper middle part of the abdomen, the area above the navel and below the breast. Epigastric distress, therefore, simply describes pain or discomfo... More »

According to the American Cancer Society, Stage IV stomach cancer is determined by whether the cancer has metastasised (spread) to other organs, nearby tissues or distant lymph nodes. It is the final stage of cancer. More »

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An intestinal obstruction or pancreatitis can cause pain in the middle of the stomach, according to the Mayo Clinic. Other causes include a blood clot or appendicitis. More »

Cancer, diverticulitis, appendicitis, and issues with the cervix such as growths on the cervix, cervical infection and an inflamed cervix are common causes of intestinal pain in the lower left abdomen, as reported by May... More »

Common causes of upper stomach discomfort include angina, gall bladder problems, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer and appendicitis, according to Mayo Clinic. Though the appendix is found in the first part of the large intestin... More »

Throbbing pain in the lower left abdomen can be caused by appendicitis, kidney stones, ovarian cysts, Crohn's disease and cancer, according to Mayo Clinic. Other possible causes are a hernia, intestinal obstruction or to... More »