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A female asked:

I have sharp stabbing pains in my lower left abdomen when i cough?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Hernia?: A hernia may be a thought in this context, although other possibilities may exist. Are you having any diarrhea or constipation? Nausea? Fever, chills, sweats? Are you having pains when you’re not coughing, or only when you cough? If you’re thinking “yes” to these questions, you may want a doctor to examine your abdomen.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Is there anything that can cause stabbing pains in my lower left abdomen?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Severe abd pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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