Acute abdominal pain

Sudden onset of severe abdominal pain is considered medical emergency and must be evaluated by qualified gastroenterologist. Severe abdominal pain can be due to multiple causes such as acute cholecystitis, acute appendicitis, intestinal onstruction, acute pancreatitis, acute diverticulitis, acute colitis or hollow viscous perforation. Based on the specific diagnosis, specific management is started which can include urgent surgery or medical management.