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I've had pain and aching in lower abdomen for 48 hours. The area feels firm and tender when pressed. Any ideas what might be the cause?

I've had pain and aching in lower abdomen for 48 hours. The area feels firm and tender when pressed. Any ideas what might be the cause?

Time for exam: It could be a urinary infection, inflammation of your bowel, even appendicitis. It might be a muscle strain or a hernia. In any case it is very worth your time and the inconvenience of having a medical practitioner examine you and maybe order some tests. Don't worry about it, just do it. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more


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I've had Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 3yrs. My last two cycles have lasted longer and had increased flow. Also have had mild aching in lower abdomen?

I've had Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 3yrs. My last two cycles have lasted longer and had increased flow. Also have had mild aching in lower abdomen?

IUD check: With Mirena (levonorgestrel) periods are usually very light. When a patient with Mirena (levonorgestrel) tells me there periods have suddenly gotten heavy I want to see them in the office to check the IUD location. Occasionally the uterus tries to expel it. This can cause heavy bleeding and lower abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I have had a dull ache in lower abdomen, mainly right side for 16days im 4 days late, did pt, its negative. Also sore nipples for 7 days. ?

I have had a dull ache in lower abdomen, mainly right side for 16days im 4 days late, did pt, its negative.  Also sore nipples for 7 days. ?

Doctor can evaluate: For aches in the abdomen, with a negative pregnancy test, one should call the primary care doctor or the ob-gyn (sometimes the aches are not due to menstrual or pregnancy issues). The doctor can get the details and offer some advice. Since it has been about 15 days since a possible conception date, the pregnancy test could still turn positive this week, even though the first test was negative. ...Read more

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No sexual intercourse, semen landed near vagina, wiped away, been having cramps for a long time now, dull aches in lower abdomen. Cause? Pregnant?

No sexual intercourse, semen landed near vagina, wiped away, been having cramps for a long time now, dull aches in lower abdomen. Cause? Pregnant?

Pregnant?: You are probably not pregnant but you can always check a pregnancy test if you miss a period. I do not know why you are having cramps. I suggest you see you doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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On n off cramp/ache in lower abdomen,at times on the right,n left.At times worse with change of position,but not when press.Period over a few days ago

On n off cramp/ache in lower abdomen,at times on the right,n left.At times worse with change of position,but not when press.Period over a few days ago

Please visit a heath: Your symptoms are quite vague and could be from something simple like constipation or worse. Whatever it is, you do not want it to become an emergency. Early evaluation would be better then too late ...Read more

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Im 10w5d pregnant.Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen.What can the cause be?What advice do u give?

Im 10w5d pregnant.Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen.What can the cause be?What advice do u give?

Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Am having dull ache in lower abdomen with watery vaginal discharge. Am a dentist by profession and facing dental xray exposures.is dere any connection?

Am having dull ache in lower abdomen with watery vaginal discharge. Am a dentist by profession and facing dental xray exposures.is dere any connection?

Xray Exposure: As the professional, you should not be exposed to the radiation whatsoever. You should be outside of the room behind a barrier when the radiographs are taken. See your physician for your abdominal and vaginal issues. ...Read more

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