Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
Good, this makes it less likely that you have an irritated peritoneum.
There are several causes of an enlarged abdominal girth or belt size. If your abdomen has expanded in its size during your episode of severe pain, this would bring several concerning problems to mind. The most common reason for abdominal bloating (enlargement) is gas.
Do you have enlargement of your abdominal size that you can not explain by fat?