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A 32-year-old member asked:

What can cause lower abdominal pain in women?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
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. Sharp, stabbing, dull, associated symptoms, etc. See your doc to figure out.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of lower abdominal pain in women?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Many possibilities: Many things can cause lower abdominal pain in women. Constipation, irritable bowel, colitis, bladder infection, bladder cystitis, ovarian cysts or tumors, uterine fibroids, kidney stones, pregnancy, appendix, falllopian tube infections or blockages. I am sure I am forgetting some. Need a full medical history and physical examination.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Does ER evaluate right lower abdominal pain in women?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Especially to r/o possibility of ectopic pregnancy, tuboovarian abscess if patient has fever with pain. Nauseas and vomiitng maybe present if the abscess is significant. Also torsion of ovary, endometriosis of ovary- a condition in which the inner lining of uterus being present in other locations other than inside of uetrine cavity like ovaries(chocolate cysts), fallopian tubes, pelvic surfaces, org.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is left lower abdominal pain in women usually ovary?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Could be: Ovary, ureteral stone, hernia, diverticular disease, or constipation. Examination and some testing will correctly make the diagnosis. Early diagnosis of any of these problems is best. Don't delay. Rarely it can be tumor as well.

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