What are the types of abdominal pain?

The main 3 types of abdominal pain are colicky, cramp - like and localized.

Colicky Pain: This pain is sudden and requires medical attention. It could be from a serious condition such as kidney stones or gallstones

Cramp- Like Pain: This can be from bloating, flatulence,menstruation, diarrhea, or constipation. This pain does not require any specific treatment and  usually temporary and goes away on its own.

Localized Pain: This is usually in one part of the abdomen. This could be from a problem in a specific organ. This could also be a stomach ulcer.