What is tummy ache?
“Tummy ache” is a person’s description of abdominal discomfort. Other common terms include bloating, wind, poor digestion or a pulling abdominal discomfort. When assessed by a physician, “tummy ache” is to be differentiated from colic (a squeezing pain) and inflammatory pain within specific organs (for e.g. acute appendicitis or acute cholecystitis).