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I have lower left abdominal pain for a month. Is it painful scar tissue from section or something else?

I have lower left abdominal pain for a month. Is it painful scar tissue from section or something else?

More info?: Could be scar tissue. But diverticulitis commonly causes left lower abdominal pain, sometimes exacerbated by a bowel movement. You should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities.. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read more

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Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. 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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No bowel issues 6weeks constant pelvic/lower left abdominal pain increased girth, urination (not painful) & fatigue could this be ovarian cancer?

No bowel issues 6weeks constant pelvic/lower left abdominal pain increased girth, urination (not painful) & fatigue could this be ovarian cancer?

See exerts timely...: For a young lady as you're, the first things to look into are how you void and defecate. If all alright, see a gynecologist timely; it's better than online second-guessing. Meanwhile, practice healthy lifestyle and avoid overindulgence and obsession of any form. Best wish... ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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I'm having abdominal discomfort, frequent but not painful urination, i'm cold all the time and i feel slightly feverish at times. What's wrong?

I'm having abdominal discomfort, frequent but not painful urination, i'm cold all the time and i feel slightly feverish at times. What's wrong?

UTI symptoms: You are describing symptoms of a UTI or "urinary tract infection". Those symptoms can be, but not limited to: frequency, urgency, dysuria, hematuria, oliguria, fever, chills, lower abdominal pain, lower back pain, or fatigue. They are more common in women than in men and generally require evaluation by a medical provider and treatment with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Sometimes i feel like there is a lump on my throat and I have abdominal discomfort. It is not painful but it feels like i'm starving. Is this serious?

Sometimes i feel like there is a lump on my throat and I have abdominal discomfort. It is not painful but it feels like i'm starving. Is this serious?

Could be reflux: A persistent feeling of a 'lump in the throat' is usually due to reflux of acid. It might also be due to anxiety or other factors. The combination of this with abdominal discomfort and a hungry feeling might further suggest reflux or possibly an ulcer. If this is a frequent feeling, i would see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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I have a severe right lower abdominal pain and right back pain.The pain is more painful before i get my menstruation every month.

I have a severe right lower abdominal pain and right back pain.The pain is more painful before i get my menstruation every month.

See an ObGyn: Your complaints most probably arrive from some gynecological problems. If it bother you enough i would highly suggest check things out with a specialist, you may have a cyst or just simple pms. Go and check it out! ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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What causes abdominal pain and painful urination?

What causes abdominal pain and painful urination?

Could be Cystitis: Cystitis (urinary bladder inflammation/infection) tend to cause abdominal pain (pressure in lower pelvis) and painful urination (dysuria). It is most commonly caused by bacterial infection and then it is referred to as urinary tract infection. Diagnosis can be made by urinalysis and urine culture. Other causes include kidney stones, urethritis, sexually transmitted diseases and drugs/irritants. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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