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I have severe pain in my lower abdomen that comes and goes, loose stools, and crampiness.?

I have severe pain in my lower abdomen that comes and goes, loose stools, and crampiness.?

Time to see doctor?: Stool texture (regardless of volume or frequency of movements) is defined by the bristol stool scale (bss), which ranges from 1 (hard, pellet stool) to 7 (loose, watery stool). Normal stool grades a 4 on the bss. On the other hand, "diarrhea" is defined by volume & stool frequency (typically more than 4-5 bowel movements/day). Maybe ibs, but see doc if bleeding, fever, tenderness, & recurrent sxs. ...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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What can cause severe pain in the lower abdomen?

What can cause severe pain in the lower abdomen?

Many-see below: Appendicitis, any cause of diarrhea and cramps, any cause of colitis, bladder infection, pelvic inflammatory disease, meckels diverticulitis, sigmoid colon diverticulitis, colonic perforation, prostatitis, abdominal aneurysm, etc. ...Read more

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So no PID or appendix, what else could cause severe pain in lower right abdomen?

So no PID or appendix, what else could cause severe pain in lower right abdomen?

Many things: Rupture of ovarian cyst is quite common cause of pain. Also inflammatory bowel disease occurs in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen.Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation), diverticulitis, ectopic pregnancy endometriosis.Inguinal hernia, trauma, intestinal obstruction kidney infection, kidney stone and viral gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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What can be causing severe pain in the lower abdomen and diarrhea all of a sudden, and has been lasting few hours?

What can be causing severe pain in the lower abdomen and diarrhea all of a sudden, and has been lasting few hours?

Maybe food poisoning: Here is what i tell people, especially those ill during travel: make a list from the past 24 hours of what was eaten or drunk, where it was served, who prepared it and how. That provides clues as to what might have caused the diarrhea. If symptoms persist or worsen, the list will be helpful for the doctor when you speak with him or her. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my lower abdomen it hurts when I use the bathroom and when i cough what is the cause?

I have severe pain in my lower abdomen it hurts when I use the  bathroom and when i cough what is the cause?

Question?: While this sounds muscular, there are urological, gynecological, and gastroenterological contents in your lower abdomen. It is important that you be examined by your physician. ...Read more

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My menstural flow is heavy & kind of watery and I have severe pain in my lower abdomen. What could cause this?

My menstural flow is heavy & kind of watery and I have severe pain in my lower abdomen. What could cause this?

Need to see doc: When periods are heavy it is important to see your doctor. . Fibroids, polyps, bleeding disorders, endometrial cancer, cervical cancer, hormonal imbalances all should be investigated. ...Read more

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Please help me with severe pain in left lower abdomen?

Please help me with severe pain in left lower abdomen?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I'm having severe pain into left lower abdomen what could it be ?

I'm having severe pain into left lower abdomen what could it be ?

Depends: Could be things like a kidney stone, infection, ovarian problems or abdominal infection Please see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience severe pain on my lower abdomen in two weeks of phregnancy?

Can be normal: there are many factors causing the pain from UTIs, muscle/ligament stretching, implantation, uterine inflammation/infection You need to be seen and test performed to rule out any problems which would result in miscarriage ...Read more

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I am having severe pain in my upper and lower abdomen on the left side, that gos right through my back. I feel nautious and don't eat much.?

I am having severe pain in my upper and lower abdomen on the left side, that gos right through my back. I feel nautious and don't eat much.?

See a doctor: Your symptoms could be any number of things but to be sure you should see a doctor and get fully evaluated. You may have a kidney infection or kidney stone. It is even possible to have appendicitis although not likely. You may have an intestinal problem like a hernia or infection. Treatment for all of these are very different. Best to go to urgent care or emergency department asap. ...Read more

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Severe pain in middle lower abdomen after sex, how do I treat this pain?

Severe pain in middle lower abdomen after sex, how do I treat this pain?

Gyn exam: You need to have a gyn exam to see if there are structural issues that can cause this problem. ...Read more

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I am a fourteen years old female having severe pain in the left side of my lower abdomen please what can it be?

I am a fourteen years old female having severe pain in the left side of my lower abdomen  please what can it be?

See Physician: Pain in the left lower abdomen can be due to several things given your age. Constipation is a VERY common cause of abdominal pain in adolescents. Other causes in adolescent females include ovarian cyst, a ruptured cyst or ovarian torsion (when the ovary twists and cuts off blood flow to itself), and infection in the pelvis . If the pain is severe, see a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My nine year old son is having severe pain in his left, lower abdomen. What will help alleviate this? He has had a recent bm.

Abdominal pain: Although he has had a recent bm, has he been constipated in the past? Is he also urinating frequently? Is the site of pain tender to deep pressure? Did the pain start from the upper abdomen and then settled in the left side? If he jumps, does the pain get worse?If the answer to first 2 questions is yes, he is constipated. If you answered yes to the next 3, you should bring him to his doctor soon. ...Read more

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Severe pain located left back at last rib. Can not touch or rub. Also hurts same side lower abdomen last rib. Have not fallen either.?

Hard to tell: Pain can be caused by many things. Back pain on the side could be liver or spleen depending on the side. It can be a spine issue-thoracic if along the rib. Kidney pain from infection or stone can cause back/flank pain. See your doctor they can do an exam and order tests to help reduce the possible causes of your pain which helps make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I HV a severe pain on lower abdomen and on lower back. I've taken ciprofloxcin for two days but the painisstill there. what shall I do now.

I HV a severe  pain on lower abdomen and on lower back. I've taken ciprofloxcin for two days but the painisstill there. what shall I do now.

See a physician now: Severe unexplained pain is worrisome. Seek medical attention as soon as possible. If your doctor isn't available go to ER. Pain is the bodies warning system to alert you that something is wrong and needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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I have had severe pain in my lower abdomen stretching from left to right I can't feel it unless I start pushing on it like doctors normly do. ?

I have had severe pain in my lower abdomen stretching from left to right I can't feel it unless I start pushing on it like doctors normly do. ?

Rt lower quad pain: Always brings to mind appendicitis.However this usually hurts regardless of whether you press on it or not, and may be accompanied by fever. On the other hand, if it is EARLY appendicitis or if you have a high pain tolerance, it might not be as severe at first. You could also be having gas pain or severe constipation, which is why it would be good to have a Dr examine you. ...Read more