First Time User? Enroll now.
Find Vaccine information, visitor restrictions, and additional resources
Home > Health Library > Abdominal Pain
Abdominal (or belly) pain can be felt in many different parts of the belly. If you see a doctor about belly pain, he or she will ask you questions to find out where you feel the pain the most. The location of your pain can help the doctor know what might be causing it.
One way to describe the location is to think about your belly as having four sections. With your belly button in the center, the four sections are upper left, lower left, lower right, and upper right. You can describe the sections from your own point of view.
Current as of:
February 10, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Current as of: February 10, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2021 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Feeling under the weather?
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.
Get started learning more about your health!
Our Interactive Tools can help you make smart decisions for a healthier life. You'll find personal calculators and tools for health and fitness, lifestyle checkups, and pregnancy.