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A 18-year-old female asked:

Im having real sharp pains on my left lower stomach when i take a deep breath . what could this be ?

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Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Pain: Pain in the lower abdomen when you take a deep breath suggests a serious amount of inflammation. If you notice that it also hurts when you cough or step hard on the ground or you are hyperaware of bumps in the road in your car it is past time to get to your MD and check it out.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

Im having really sharp pains in my stomach? What can I take this is otc?

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Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 45 years experience
Stomach Pain: Be very careful with this. Conditions such as appendicitis, gall bladder disease, and intestinal obstruction should be ruled out. If simple antacids or drugs like zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid do not relieve your discomfort within 24 hours, seek medical care as soon as possible.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have sharp pains in the lower part of my stomach of the left side, what would it be from ?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2015

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