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Should I have abdominal pain after sex?

Should I have abdominal pain after sex?

No: Pain during or after sex is not normal. Please consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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What leads to abdominal pain after sex?

What leads to abdominal pain after sex?

Depends on where!: Lower abdomen: colon. Periumbilical: small intestine. Both can be over stimulated, causing contractions. Both abdominal and inguinal hernias can do this as well! ...Read more

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What are some reasons why I have abdominal pain after sex?

May have infection: Tubal infection can make all the lower abdominal area hurt, especially related to urinating, having bowel movements and having sex. Any inflammation down in the pelvis can make sex painful. Best get an examination and urine and cervix testing. ...Read more

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What does it mean I have lower abdominal pain after sex?

What does it mean I have  lower abdominal pain after sex?

Could be many things: Could be infection, ovarian cyst, fibroid, endometriosis, ovarian tumor, bowel problems, bladder problems please see your gyn for a workup as u will need an exam, cultures, a pap if u have not had one in a yr, and blood work and an ultrasound to start. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have lower abdominal pain after sex?

What exactly does it mean when you have lower abdominal pain after sex?

NOT NORMAL: It could mean many things, it most certainly means that u need to see your gyn for a good workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been having abdominal pain after sex with my bf. The last day, it has gotten worse and isn't going away. I've also been sleeping a lot more.

I've been having abdominal pain after sex with my bf. The last day, it has gotten worse and isn't going away. I've also been sleeping a lot more.

Pelvic inflammatory: disease vs ovarian cysts vs other abdominal pathology. Determination of the cause will require a physical exam and possibly ultrasound. Please se your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain after sex. How to prevent this?

Lower abdominal pain after sex. How to prevent this?

Depends on cause.: I am assuming that u e a woman but don't know for sure. It sounds like this is deep (vice superficial pain) have u had prior surgery (adhesions), ovarian cysts, endometriosis, hx of uterine fibroids or pelvic inflammatory disease, is your uterus tilted toward the back ? There are many possible causes. Please see your gynecologist to evaluate for cause. Often correctable causes can be identified. ...Read more

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2minths post surgical abortion and still abdominal pain after sex lasts about a week?

2minths post surgical abortion and still abdominal pain after sex lasts about a week?

See provider: You should see your abortion provider to make sure you don't have a complication like an infection to explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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