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Yes, alcohol can cause stomach pain in some individuals. The pain may range from mild discomfort to severe abdominal cramps. Alcohol can irritate the lining of the stomach, leading to inflammation and discomfort. Additionally, alcohol can cause an increase in stomach acid, which can exacerbate any preexisting stomach conditions, such as ulcers or acid reflux. Heavy drinking can also damage the liver, which can cause abdominal pain and discomfort. It is important to speak with a healthcare provider if you are experiencing stomach pain or other symptoms related to alcohol use.