Stomach aches and stomach flu often involve blockages and constipation. Appendicitis can cause extremely painful blockages that are typically more distinct than those of the common flu. People with appendicitis may notice they are incapable of passing gas. Over time, they may experience additional abdominal pain as the gas accumulates. A more common symptom is constipation.
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