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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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I am 5 weeks pregnant and I have abdominal pain on both the side of my stomach. Is it normal?

Follow up w Gyne MD: Pain is a concerning symptom. In the early stages of pregnancy , if this persists is typically best to see a gynecologist to ensure that all is proceeding well. This could be an indication of a more severe condition au h as ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im worried 5 weeks pregnant. Having strong abdominal pain constant for the last hour. Had one pain that felt like stabbing in my abdonim. No bleeding?

Im worried 5 weeks pregnant. Having strong abdominal pain constant for the last hour. Had one pain that felt like stabbing in my abdonim. No bleeding?

See your Ob ASAP: If you are pregnant and having abd pain, its best to see your Ob, even if you are not bleeding. Sometimes its nothing but it can also be something very serious such as an Ectopic pregnancy. Best to get evaluated ASAP. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant. Having severe back pain only lasting a few minutes 1-3 times a day, no abdominal pain or bleeding. Is this normal?

5 weeks pregnant. Having severe back pain only lasting a few minutes 1-3 times a day, no abdominal pain or bleeding. Is this normal?

Not normal: mild back pain is common later in pregnancy, but not really at 5 weeks. Severe pain is never normal. Get evaluation as soon as possible. Worst possibility is ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain and light cramping that lasts a few seconds and happens a few times a day in early pregnancy (5 weeks pregnant) is this normal?

Lower abdominal pain and light cramping that lasts a few seconds and happens a few times a day in early pregnancy (5 weeks pregnant) is this normal?

Depends: Many women describe cramping in the first trimester and describe many discomforts in the third trimester especially as they approach their due dates. It is important to start your prenatal care so the doctor can verify that all is normal during this scary time. If you are in severe pain you need to notify your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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Worsening Pelvic and abdominal pain, pain also goes from belly button down to vagina. Really awful lower back pain. 5 weeks pregnant. Possible DX?

Worsening Pelvic and abdominal pain, pain also goes from belly button down to vagina. Really awful lower back pain. 5 weeks pregnant. Possible DX?

GYN exam: Time to get checked, examined and treated. You symptoms require further tewting and imaging and your question cannot be answered online., Get examined-TODAY! ...Read more

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I have been getting some pains while urinating in my lower abdominal area, i'm 31.5 weeks pregnant, what could this be?

I have been getting some pains while urinating in my lower abdominal area, i'm 31.5 weeks pregnant, what could this be?

Urinary infection: You should check with your doctor you probabely have urinary tract infection and it needs to be treated. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more