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sharp stabbing pain in lower abdomen

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Many things.: Lots of things. See your doctor.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
18 years experience Pain Management
Options: Appendix, gall bladder, colon, kidneys, bladder, hips, ovaries, testes, intestines..... Many things.
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A female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
57 years experience Urology
Seems very serious- : abdominal pain with bloody vomit seems very serious! i would not like to second guess such a serious event. Please you must take him to the doctor ri ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jenniffier Mahand
11 years experience Family Medicine
Consider hernia: Can't diagnose simply from description, but often times hernias (where the bowel pokes through the normal muscle) can occur in the area you described, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
RUQ pain: Could be biliary colic/gall stones.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamer Elbaz
24 years experience Pain Management
Emergency: You should see your doctor right away. This could be appendicitis or cholecystotis.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus l ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Other symptoms: If you have lost your appetite and or any jaring movement of your abdomen hurts worse... Go to er.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Abdominal pain: Are you constipated? Do you go to the bathroom regularly? Do you see a bulge in your abdomen? This can be gas trapped in your bowels, but needs to be ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
More info: Need better history please. Did you have trauma? When was last bowel movement? Etc. need more history to help you please
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable ibowel, etc. Would need to see a ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
See a physician : You should see a physician . This could be a serious medical condition.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
More info: More info please. There are many possibilities, some serious some benign for what you mentioned.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
More info: More information needed: when did it start, is it just one side? Is it associated with swelling or redness, any history of DVT (deep vein thrombosis) ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Feliz
30 years experience Pain Management
Middle left: There are many causes of one sided back pain: localized muscle strain with spasm, facet joint irritation/inflammation is your most likely cause. The ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots: Could be appendicitis, ovarian torsion, crohn's disease, diverticulitis, kidney stones, gas pains or more. Need to see a doc for a proper exam to narr ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Gas or muscle spasms: Muscle spasms are sudden, sharp, knife-like pains like charley horses -- but in the abdomen. Rubbing on them should make them go away. If not, or if ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Maybe: Could also be a host of other things like intestinal inflammation, appendicitis, ovary inflammation, etc. See your doctor if it persists.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Nonspecific : Abdominal pain is a common, yet complex problem. Much more information is needed, along with a physical examination, and sometimes testing. See a doct ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Owens
16 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
How long, how bad...: Don't have details. Could be anything from gyn, colon problems including diverticulitis or cancer, ureteral stone, hernia, lymph nodes from infection ... Read More
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