Stomach aches are probably the most often complained about conditions in children.
There are several causes linked to it, which is quite a challenge for the parents or the doctor to uncover the real problem.
In certain cases, the pain demands prompt attention and can even be a case of emergency.
The causes are usually linked to food, infections, poisoning, insect bites, etc.
Bacteria and viruses are the cause in the event of an abdominal pain resulting from infections.
Examples of infections that will cause stomach aches include gastroenteritis and stomach flu. In gastroenteritis, the cells lining the stomach and intestines are inflamed.