The presence of parasites in the gastrointestinal tract can cause inflammation in the abdomen, as well as gas and indigestion as the organisms release byproducts that build up in the gut. A large number of parasites can block the passage of food, which may result in sharp pain, abdominal swelling, vomiting, and difficulty having a bowel movement.
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