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Abdominal Pain That Feels Like Contractions
I am having very bad lower left side abdominal pain. It feels like contractions. I feel like I am about to have diarrhea but cannot go.
This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more
Hi I woke up a 2 days ago with upper abdominal pain it feels like tightening or contraction and stabbing and it gets worse when I eat or drink?
Consider: Possible gallstones or other gallbladder pathology. Check with your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
For the past 2 days I have been having bad abdomen pain. It wakes me up early in the morning starts from each side to middle, feels like contractions?
I have had a few different times where I have severe abdomen pain feels like contractions. And then followed by diarrhea. Followed by more cramping.
Diarrhea: This sounds like some colon inflammation. It could be infectious, inflammatory bowel (Crohn's or Ulcerative colitiis), or some lesion extrinsic to the colon producing irritation leading to these symptoms. This needs evaluation professionally. Suggest you see a GI doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
Almost daily right side mid abdomen pain like contractions. Ct scan blood work sonogram showed nothing. Pressure on back under rib cage eases pain.
Almost two weeks late negative home and clinic pregnancy test, lower abdomen pain like contractions, white discharge headaches fatigue and nausea?
Hormone imbalance: If your cycle is late, you will want to rule out pregnancy. If pregnancy test is negative, then there may be other factors to consider. Stress, not taking birth control correctly, switching to a different type of birth control, or stopping birth control can alter pattern. Your current symptoms may signal the coming of your cycle. See your doctor to help balance your hormones and minimize symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is urgent! I am 37 w 4 d pregnant. I had blood in my yellow to light green mucous with back and lower abdomen pain. No labor contractions.?
Call MD: And please proceed to the hospital to be evaluated thoroughly. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain for two days now. Right under my chest. Painful to press. Pain never goes away but does get better at times. Feels kind of like a?
Doctor can evaluate: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). An infection with H. pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains (an acid blocker can help). One needs more evaluation by her primary care doctor. Heart disease, rib and cartilage problems, pancreatitis, gallstones, or various cancers can cause upper abdominal pain. ...Read more
Ever since last friday, I have been having upper abdominal pain on and off. It feels like that feeling you get when you're hungry and you haven't eate?
Possible gastritis: Could be gastritis - the irritation from something that you have taken, medications, alcohol, excess acid, bile reflux or virus can lead to "hunger pains" without actually being hungry. Similar symptoms can occur with patients with peptic ulcer disease. Treatment is to remove the inciting cause, e.g. Alcohol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, treating with antacids. If persistent, see md. ...Read more
Many possibilities: If you have fever, vomiting or symptoms lasting over 4 hours, get to your doctor. If not, watch your diet. If you feel better with a low fat diet, it could be gallstones. Also hydrate and get your bowels moving. If your symptoms persist, an ultrasound, ekg and/or a scope of your upper GI tract should be considered. ...Read more
Left Upper abdominal pain that hurts when I touch it. It also hurts when I breath deeply. I feel it some in my back as well. What could it be?
Plenty: In that area, your lung, spleen, stomach, ribs, muscles, skin and kidney could be involved. Without any history or physical exam we will not be able to identify the exact cause. It will therefore be best to have you see your doctor or if you are in severe pain to go to the emergency room as soon as possible. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease). You should contact your pcp to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. ...Read more
Many possibilities..: Possible causes of upper abdominal pain include gallbladder disease, ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, intestinal cancer, etc. I advise you to see your doctor for further evaluation including a thorough medical history, physical examination, blood tests, and possible ultrasound, ct scan, or even upper endoscopy, depending on the above information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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