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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Lower Abdominal Cramps In Women

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What are causes for lower abdominal cramps in women?

What are causes for lower abdominal cramps in women?

Multiple: Lower abdominal cramping in women could be caused by gastrointestinal problems, urinary tract problems menstruation, ovulation, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, infection, or endometriosis among others. A history and physical evaluation and additional testing may be necessary to determine a cause.

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My period came, it was very dark brown though. It lasted for about 4-5 days. Is there a possibility of pregnancy? Or is there an underlying cause for stomach cramps, soft poop, and discomfort in lower abdomen?

My period came, it was very dark brown though. It lasted for about 4-5 days. Is there a possibility of pregnancy? Or is there an underlying cause for stomach cramps, soft poop, and discomfort in lower abdomen?

Period, not pregnant: Crampy abdominal pain and soft stools for a few days does not sound alarming. If you are uncertain that your menses are not "real" or valid, do the pregnancy test for your peace of mind.

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Constant lower abdomen cramps?

Constant lower abdomen cramps?

Many things: It doesn't say how old you are, and we would need a lot more info to help you. Could you be pregnant? Are you constipated? Have you been ill? Could you have an std? Is your period due/overdue? Have you had abnormal (or no) pap smears? Has there been a change in your bowel movements? Many things can cause lower abdomen cramping/pain. Give us more info and maybe we can help. Or see your md.

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What could cause abdomen cramps after urinating?

What could cause abdomen cramps after urinating?

Here are some...: Did this happen only after holding urine for a long time with pain or every time after urination? To deduce why you felt such, an effort to analyze the detailed history of all symptoms + findings of physical exam + testing as needed is needed. How? Follow suggestion in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html. Together, most likely, possible conclusion will come.

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On and off lower abdomen cramps, feeling tou want to poops, what is this?

On and off lower abdomen cramps, feeling tou want to poops, what is this?

Diet: I suspect that this is some dietary factor that makes you feel like you want to go; try eliminating lactose from your diet; try a probiotic daily; experiment with your diet and see what works for you;.

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I've been having really bad stomach cramps in my lower abdomen what could it be??

Time to go to ER: Could anything like appendicitis etc, need the attention of a physician.

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For the past 5 days I have felt a pinching sensation in my clitoris/urethra area. I've also had some lower back and abdomen cramps, but I'm ovulating.

For the past 5 days I have felt a pinching sensation in my clitoris/urethra area. I've also had some lower back and abdomen cramps, but I'm ovulating.

R/O VAGINITIS V UT: SX May be a UTI VS Vaginitis the cause can be multifaceted you need full exam, pelvic exam cultures/labs and STD SCREEN to determine diagnosis and treatment options

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I am experiencing stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen).

I am experiencing stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen).

Nondiagnostic: These are nonspecific but could indicate intestinal tract irritability from food intolerance or an early viral intestinal tract infection which causes diarrhea but resolves in a few days. If the cramps are severe and are accompanied by vomiting, inability to have a bowel movement or abdominal distension, you should be examined by a physician. Avoid ice cold liquids and harsh roughage in your diet.

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I had bleeding from my intestines a few years ago, it happened again recently. I have really bad stomach cramps in the lower left abdomen.

I had bleeding from my intestines a few years ago, it happened again recently. I have really bad stomach cramps in the lower left abdomen.

IBS/IBS: 20's male w. Intermittent abdominal cramps & blood per rectum has autonomic intestinal dysfunction. Surgery to be avoided. Pelvic girdle disorder w. dysautonomia likely. Avoid prednisone, gluten, milk & surgery. See Osteopath about pelvic girdle disorder. Cannabis sativa, not indica, is worth exploring; taken as a tea or butter extract made at low temperature; so as to avoid psychotropic effects.

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I've been having light lower abdomen cramps followed by lower back pain. What could it be?

I've been having light lower abdomen cramps followed by lower back pain. What could it be?

Need more info: At your age it could be gynecological, a colon problem, an appendix problem and a few other problems. It would be wise to make an appointment with your primary care physician to make an accurate diagnosis.

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Constently going to the bathroom-sign of pregnantcy? Negative hpt-not trying to get pregnant. Lower abdomen cramps.

Constently going to the bathroom-sign of pregnantcy? Negative hpt-not trying to get pregnant. Lower abdomen cramps.

Many causes: There are many causes for this. Urinary infection is high on the list. Get a urine test to check this out.

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I feel pregnant. I spotted 8/15-8/16. Light pink then brown. Food hunger, lower abdomen cramps. Hcg level 0 from two weeks ago?

I feel pregnant. I spotted 8/15-8/16. Light pink then brown. Food hunger, lower abdomen cramps. Hcg level 0 from two weeks ago?

Prob not: You are most likely not pregnant 2 weeks ago with an Hcg level of 0. The blood level can be repeated to confirm if you still haven't had your period yet. You might be having issues with your digestive tract causing your symptoms. Any nausea or diarrhea? Can have your thyroid level checked.

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There seem to be a lump or some kind of overgrowth tissue in my vagina area. Also my lower left abdomen cramps alot, and bowels are slow. Wht is this?

There seem to be a lump or some kind of overgrowth tissue in my vagina area. Also my lower left abdomen cramps alot, and bowels are slow. Wht is this?

Doctor can evaluate: The symptoms you are describing are very nonspecific. The "lump" you feel could be an enlarged lymph node, an infection, and many more things. You might consider seeing a physician for a full evaluation.

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I been having this discomfort in my stomach, cramps, heartburn and I feel like a poking on both side of lower rib cage and on my upper abdomen or stom?

I been having this discomfort in my stomach, cramps, heartburn and I feel like a poking on both side of lower rib cage and on my upper abdomen or stom?

? gastritis: Inflammation of the stomach lining (gastritis) is likely. Follow a bland diet, avoid alcohol and caffeine, take an antacid like mylanta 1/2 hours after meals and at bedtime, and take prilosec daily. If symptoms persist see your physician or a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Peptic ulcer, pancreatic inflammation are other possibilities.