Abdominal pain or stomach ache is described as cramps or a dull ache in the tummy (abdomen). It usually does not last long and is often not serious.
Stomach cramps with bloating are often caused by trapped wind. Your pharmacist can recommend treatments to help relieve symptoms.
Sudden stomach cramps with diarrhoea; If your stomach cramps have started recently and you also have diarrhoea, the cause may be a tummy bug (gastroenteritis). This means you have a viral or bacterial infection of the stomach and bowel. It should get better without treatment after a few days.