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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 just had my period two weeks ago, my partner and I had sex two days ago, now I feel tired having lower abdomen pain and clear white discharge no sme?

I just had my period two weeks ago, my partner and I had sex two days ago, now I feel tired having lower abdomen pain and clear white discharge no sme?

Unclear question: If your concern is about being pregnant and you miss your period by 4-5 days do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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It is 2 weeks after my period and I am having a steady brown discharge that is getting increasingly darker this is accompanied by a dull achy pain in the lower right abdomen should I see a doctor ?

YES ASAP A GYN: You need an exam, blood work , including a blood preg test and an ultrasound as if you are preg it may be abnormal or you could be having pain from an ovarain cyst, endometriosis , fibroid or other non pregnancy problems, if the pain gets worse this weekend go to the er, i used to practice in indy yrs ago , there are many good gyns you can see. ...Read more

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Iv had brown discharge for 6 days I'm on depo an do not have periods I'm also strep b positive what could this be? I have pain in my back an abdomen

Iv had brown discharge for 6 days I'm on depo an do not have periods I'm also strep b positive what could this be? I have pain in my back an abdomen

Discharge: group B Strep is just a colonizing bacteria and the only time you need to worry about it is while giving birth. Back and abdominal pain plus brownish discharge for 6 days could be any of several infections or possibly just breakthrough bleeding. See your gynecologist for further evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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My lower abdomen just above my pubic line is very hard, haven't had a regular period since March. Last period very dark/black stringy discharge. ?

My lower abdomen just above my pubic line is very hard, haven't had a regular period since March. Last period very dark/black stringy discharge. ?

Brown discharge: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I've had brownish, thick (almost clots) discharge for 5 days before my period and 2 weeks afterwards. Also, with sharp pain in my lower abdomen.Help!?

I've had brownish, thick (almost clots) discharge for 5 days before my period and 2 weeks afterwards.  Also, with sharp pain in my lower abdomen.Help!?

Miscarrage: Over half of abnormal bleeding are usually signs of a miscarriage and the women thinks it is an abnormal period be careful as it can also signify an infection i would see a doctor for an exam and blood work if fever or pain develop seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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I'm having preaking sensation in left abdomen below ribcage from past 3 days. Is it a sign of pregnancy? I'm planning to have a baby. Involved in sex from past 2 months. Last month my periods didn't occur normally. It was just a brown mass discharge for a

I'm having preaking sensation in left abdomen below ribcage from past 3 days. Is it a sign of pregnancy? I'm planning to have a baby. Involved in sex from past 2 months. Last month my periods didn't occur normally. It was just a brown mass discharge for a

Can do a preg. test: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...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