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What are the causes of sharp pains in the lower abdomen of a female?

What are the causes of sharp pains in the lower abdomen of a female?

Severe ABD pain = ER: Lower abdominal pain in women might have causes such as appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury and intestinal obstruction of the GI tract just to mention a few. ...Read more

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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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What are causes of sharp pain in the lower right of the abdomen?

What are causes of sharp pain in the lower right of  the abdomen?

Lots: Could be appendicitis, ovarian torsion (if you're a woman!), crohn's disease, diverticulitis, kidney stones, gas pains or more. Need to see a doc for a proper exam to narrow down the causes. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower abdomen in pregnancy?

What causes pain in lower abdomen in pregnancy?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower back pain and lower abdominal pain in women?

What are the causes of lower back pain and lower abdominal pain in women?

Monthly?: Many gyne issues, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, ovarian cysts will cause those symptoms (predictably) monthly. Pregnancy can cause that. Constipation can cause that, kidney issues, gallbladder issues. Hard to diagnose the cause of pain without a good history and physical exam. See your md. ...Read more

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My symptoms are a sore navel, lower abdomen and pelvic cramps (mild and dull mostly), pain in the legs and buttocks, nausea in the morning. pregnancy?

My symptoms are a sore navel, lower abdomen and pelvic cramps (mild and dull mostly), pain in the legs and buttocks, nausea in the morning. pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active and has delayed periods it is possible to be pregnant, but simple pregnancy test will give the answer, if test turns out negative look for other reasons for the symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in the lower left stomach after ovulation?

What are the causes of pain in the lower left stomach after ovulation?

Ovulation does: When a woman ovulates the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg breaks open and releases the egg. That cyst also has fluid in it and can therefore irritate the pelvic region (right or left, and sometimes both sides). That pain is exacerbated if the cyst "rupture" causes some mild bleeding. All normal. ...Read more

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Are little vibrations in your lower abdomen a symptom of pregnacy?

Are little vibrations in your lower abdomen a symptom of pregnacy?

No: Early pregnancy is not associated with abdominal vibrations. Usual signs are missed or abnormal menses, nausea, breast tenderness and fatigue. These may vary in intensity. If in doubt, testing can be helpful-perhaps even before symptoms are apparent ...Read more

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What are the causes of constant pain in the lower left abdomin?

Many things: There are many things that can cause the pain you describe. Your best bet is to see your doctor for a good examination. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

See your doctor: Many things can cause pain in the lower abdomen. Some of them are dangerous. See you doctor. ...Read more

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Cramps in the lower abdomen after menstruation are signs of what?

Cramps in the lower abdomen after menstruation are signs of what?

Normal: During your menstrual period, your uterus contracts to help expel its lining. Hormone-like substances (prostaglandins) involved in pain and inflammation trigger the uterine muscle contractions. Higher levels of prostaglandins are associated with more-severe menstrual cramps. This may continue even after bleeding has stopped. If severe, see MD about endometriosis. ...Read more

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Is navel pain, and sharp pains in lower stomach and lower back all a sign of early pregnancy?

Is navel pain, and sharp pains in lower stomach and lower back all  a sign of early pregnancy?

Possible but...: Many things could cause some cramping in the lower abdomen. If you are more than 2 week late check a pregnancy test. If the pains continue consult a physician. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pains in lower abdomen in women?

What could be the cause of pains in lower abdomen in women?

See below: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the left side of your chest and back in women?

What causes sharp pains in the left side of your chest and back in women?

Many possibities: Chest pain in any person can have many causes ranging from simple muscular pain to heart disease or a pulmonary embolus . Your physician should take a careful history as to what provokes the pain and its qualities. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower abdominal pain in women?

Many possibilities: Many things can cause lower abdominal pain in women. Constipation, irritable bowel, colitis, bladder infection, bladder cystitis, ovarian cysts or tumors, uterine fibroids, kidney stones, pregnancy, appendix, falllopian tube infections or blockages. I am sure I am forgetting some. Need a full medical history and physical examination. ...Read more

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What is causes of pressure and pain in the abdomen area. Pelvic pain in dull ache in the lower back and right thigh and frequency unination?

Bladder infection?: Your symptoms may be due to a urinary tract infection. Please see your gynecologist asap to prevent complications and to ascertain that it is only a uti. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower abdomen in women?

What causes pain in the lower abdomen in women?

Many causes.: Pelevic organs, including ovaries, uterus, bladder. Colonic issues, including diverticulosis. The only way to correctly diagnosis this is to have a thorough history and physical, and then guided labwork or x-rays. Too many issues to be more specific! ...Read more

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Are dull aches in the left groin area pregnancy symptom?

Are dull aches in the left groin area pregnancy symptom?

Most likely not.: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test >. ...Read more

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What organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

What organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

Very few: Your descending and sigmoid colon. Your left oviduct and ovary, if you were a woman. Depending on whether or not there are large fibroids, or a baby, the uterus may sit in the left lower quadrant. ...Read more

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I have extreme stomach/abdominal bloating with the bloating more focused on the left side. There is also a stabbing pain the stabbing pain in upper left quadrant. Came on sudden

Any : Any abdominal pain can be concerning. If you had sudden onset of abdominal pain, keep a very close eye on it. While patient's often associate pain with gas or indigestion, other possibilities include serious bowel or kidney problems. If it is severe, worsening, if you have fever, vomiting, or can't eat and drink, or have changes in urination, then you must seen emergency care. ...Read more

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What might cause pain in the lower left abdomen in women?

What might cause pain in the lower left abdomen in women?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

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