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What are the causes of lower abdominal pain in women?

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

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Swollen Abdomen (Definition)

An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, ...Read more


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Causes of pain in lower abdomen in females?

Causes of pain in lower abdomen in females?

Colon? bladder? gyne: Diverticulitis commonly causes sharp left lower abdominal pain, inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Obstruction. Constipation. Kidney issues. Herniae? Ovarian cysts? Bladder infections, endometriosis, fibroids, see ur md if if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities.. ...Read more

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Causes of pain in testicles?

Causes of pain in testicles?

Various: Acute severe pain in the testis might be testis torsion & an emergency. Severe pain of fairly rapid onset & relieved by gently lifting scrotum on that side could be epididymitis requiring antibiotics. Dull ache could be due to varicocele or hydrocele. Pain can be related to sexual stimulation without ejaculation. Suggest see a urologist if there is any doubt. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of hernia in women in abdomen?

What are symptoms of hernia in women in abdomen?

Same as a man: Abdominal wall hernias typically cause pain, discomfort, and/or a bulge that can be pushed back inside the abdominal cavity. There are however atypical hernias that can be different. See your doctor for persistent or worsening symptoms. ...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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Premenstrual syndrome.What are the physical manifestations.Is bloating in abdomen and fluid retention in body one of it?

Premenstrual  syndrome.What are the physical manifestations.Is bloating in abdomen and fluid retention in body one of it?

It can be: Please see your gyn, your gyn can get you on meds to help with your symptomes and to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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What are common causes of back pain in women?

What are  common causes of back pain in women?

The same man but we: Add the time when they pregnant, this give them more problems during the pregnancy because the weight and hormones. Add one more thing in the period time also ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic pelvic pain in males?

What are the symptoms of chronic pelvic pain in males?

Chronic pain: Symptoms depend on cause of pelvic pain. Symptoms may include intermittent or persistent pubic or hip pain, referred lower back pain, pain elicited when sitting, standing , walking, lifting heavy objects, pain with erection, pain during sex, sometimes referred pain to rectum and during defecating. If you have urethral stricture, you could have pain on urination. Pain can lead to anxiety and insom. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of abdominal pain in people?

What are the most common causes of abdominal pain in people?

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 abdominal pain can include ulcers, gallstones, irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, etc... ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower back pain in women?

What are the causes of lower back pain in women?

Back pain: Most common cause is muscle strain (pulled muscles). There are several other spine related causes such as disc herniation and arthritis. Non spine causes include kidney infection/stones, gallbladder stones, pancreas inflammation, ulcers , etc. Urinary tract infections, pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic infections are also causes to list. ...Read more

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What causes severe muscle cramping in various muscles in the absence of exercise?

What causes severe muscle cramping in various muscles  in the absence of exercise?

Cramping: It may be an electrolyte imbalance need to get some lab work it may also be related to some of the medications you are taking. ...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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What are the causes of abdominal hernias in the groin area?

What are the causes of abdominal hernias in the groin area?

Genetics: A groin hernia is when the natural openings in the abdominal wall (through which pass the spermatic cord on men and the round ligament in women) stretch out, and allow other abdominal contents to herniate through. While it can be brought on by coughing, or other sudden increase in abdominal pressure, it is also due to happen more often in those susceptible based on their genetics. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes tenderness and swelling in mid back?

What causes tenderness and swelling in mid back?

Muscle spasms: When the muscles contract they will feel like a mass or swelling and if the spasms are frequent they can get sore. ...Read more

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What's the cause of pain in vaginal area during urination?

What's the cause of pain in vaginal area during urination?

Urinary tract: infection or vaginal infection or inflammation are possibilities. Go see your Dr for reassurance and confirmation of diagnosis. Take care! http://www.webmd.com/women/vaginal-itching-burning-irritation ...Read more

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What are symptoms of musculoskeletal pain in the abdominal area?

See details: The question does not make sense. Pain is pain. If you are inferring to abdominal pain, the character of the pain is dependent on the problem causing it. ...Read more

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What causes breast pain and tenderness in girls?

What causes breast pain and tenderness in girls?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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Have bloating in the stomach, frequent bouts of severe nausea that causes soreness in the pit of the stomach and rare dizziness.. Any suggestions?

Have bloating in the stomach, frequent bouts of severe nausea that causes soreness in the pit of the stomach and rare dizziness.. Any suggestions?

Dizzy and bloating: you may have a virus causing your bloating and nausea but if you are having other symptoms such as fever or severe diarrhea you should see a doctor asap about it. I would also check a pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant especially if you missed a period or are late. Drink plenty of fluids and try to rest of course. If you are not improving in a few days see your doctor of course. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Enlarged Abdomen (Definition)

An enlarged abdomen is a clinical finding in which the abdomen is larger than in ...Read more