A 47-year-old member asked:
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what can cause lower abdominal pain?

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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. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, hernias, etc...
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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See doctor: If this problem lasts more than a few days, see your doctor. There are many potential causes.
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Pain ; Extra Periods: One possibility is ovarian cysts. It is best to see a doctor.

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