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can fibroids cause lower abdominal pain

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots of things!: Her symptoms are non-specific, but concerning. Gi-related problems can originate from the small intestine (crohn's, infection, partial obstruction), ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
GI vs GU: Lower abdominal pain would be coming from the gastrointestinal tract (colon, rectum) or the genitourinary tract (bladder, uterus, ovaries). You need t ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
IBS: Intemittent abdominal cramping in early thirties female warrents concern for IBS. Other concerns are endometriosis and IBD. A Gastroenteologist might ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Braxton Hicks : Sounds like Braxton Hicks contractions which a normal it does not sound as if it would be related to your fibroids
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The pyelonephritis is infection and inflammation of the kidney , and when the infection is spreading down via the ureters - the conducting pipes takin ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Absolutely; due to..: small bowel distension after material in colon has accumulated & not moved on. One of the best strategies to prevent & ↓ recurrence is activit ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Gut, gyn, urinary: Those are the top 3 sources; neurologic less common. Among those are many, many causes. Depends on age, duration, location, quality of pain, e.g. Shar ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If they are: Large enough, yes. It can outgrow its blood supply and become necrotic. If you have lower abdominal pain and large fibroids, you should see your gyn ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of lower abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Theref ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The bowels are located throughout the abdominal cavity and constipation can cause pain in different areas often referred to the pelvis and or back.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If the pain is persisting, please see your physician. Supportive underwear and limiting time on your feet will help. Are you sure of your diagnosi ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bloating: Bloating in your in your lower abdomen can cause pressure on the bladder and urethra.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It may cause back pain but not back inflammation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If this problem lasts more than a few days, see your doctor. There are many potential causes.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
General no: How long has it been in? In first few hours or days some lower abdominal cramps are normal, but if the pain continues, further evaluation is warrente ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: One of the sign of constipation is pain because of the difficulty of passing the stool.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Luginbuhl
11 years experience Urgent Care
Pain ; Extra Periods: One possibility is ovarian cysts. It is best to see a doctor.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Possibly: Ovarian cysts and other causes of female pelvic pain can also cause referred pain to the lower back. If your doctor has ruled out other more common c ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: That area is a common area of pain in ibs.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
36 years experience General Surgery
Urine infection: Bladder or urine infection can cause those symptoms.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not really: No.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Lower abdominal pain: Yes. It could. When was the last time you had a bowel movement. Has it been several days? Has your stool recently been hard and difficult to pass? Try ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
It may: It may.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Not common: To have low back pain with abdominal pain. Sure it happens, but when it occurs, it helps diagnose the cause. Usually though, back pain remains in you ... Read More
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