when to call it acute pain....?
sudden onset of pain in any quadrant of abdomen without prior symptoms of pain called acute abdominal pain
is it an emergency?
usually colicky ( twisting) abdominal pain without accompanying nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea or fever subsides with simple medications
when to call a specialist doctor?
when acute pain associated with above symptoms, not subsides after medication ...it is a warning sign... you should go to hospital.
first line investigations.....
X ray abdomen, USG abdomen and blood investigations should be done to clinch diagnosis.