Stomach pain

Last night all of a sudden my friend felt severe pain in stomach,we thought may be due to empty stomach because it had been 3/4 hours to eat. The pain sustained for some 10 mins & then lessened. But after sometime it again relapsed. Is it due to ulcer kinda thing?
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Sharath Kumar K N Mandya | General Physician
Hello there are many causes of abdominal pain like,Indigestion,Constipation,Stomach virus,Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),Food poisoning,Food allergies,Gas,Lactose intolerance,Ulcers,Hernia,Gallstones,Kidney stones,Crohn's disease,Urinary tract infection,Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD),Appendicitis. To differentiate each some questions need to be asked like, where exactly the pain is, what type of pain it is?and many. Kindly visit a general surgeon in this issue.
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