A few tips about how to describe your stomach ache to your doctor:• Describe Your Pain: First, tell your physician where it hurts using the
abdominal clock. Then, be sure to be as accurate as you can with
adjectives like: dull, sharp, crampy, achy, bloat, etc.
• Rate Your Pain: On a scale of 1 - 10, with 10 being extreme pain.
• What Makes it Worse: Let your physician know what activities or
positions increase your pain. For example, laying down, eating, drinking
• What Makes it Better: Have you found any ways to ease your pain? This
includes OTC medication and physical conditions like standing or burping.