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What causes sharp pains in lower abdomen?

What causes sharp pains in lower abdomen?

Lots: The list is quite long from gynecological (cysts, infection, endometriosis, etc.), gastrointestinal (diverticulitis, appendicitis, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel, etc.), anatomical (hernias etc.) among others. A proper history and physical exam will be necessary to narrow the options. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Having sharp pains in my back bottom left. Other systems condtipation cramps diarea bloating vomiting head aches pain in left side stomach by ribs?

Having sharp pains in my back bottom left. Other systems condtipation cramps diarea bloating vomiting head aches pain in left side stomach by ribs?

Stomachache : Being constipated can cause most of your symptoms but not the weight loss. However, a stomachache in the upper abdomen that shoots to back, weight loss and odd-looking stools may indicate a pancreas problem. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Getting worse sharp pains in side of stomach?

Getting worse sharp pains in side of stomach?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...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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What could cause sharp pains in the lower stomach?

What could cause sharp pains in the lower stomach?

See below: Many things. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Causes of epigastric pain?

Causes of epigastric pain?

Many: Stomach, gb, esophagus, cardiac, musculoskeletal for starters. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in stomach, breasts, and vagina?

What causes sharp pains in stomach, breasts, and vagina?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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What cause sharp pain below stomach?

ingrown toenail?: Sorry for the humor. But it was meant to highlight that there are a lot of potential causes of such pain and one of us will likely need more info to tell you. For example, will need to know the severity of the pain, how long it had been going on, if it is assoc. With urinating or eating, etc. I advise getting an appt with your doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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What causes lower left side of stomach pain?

Lots of things...: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pains in right side of stomach, gnawing feeling, heavy discharge?

What are the causes of pains in right side of stomach, gnawing feeling, heavy discharge?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a constant dull stomach ache?

What are the causes of a constant dull stomach ache?

Stomach ache: 34 F asks: What are the causes of a constant dull stomach ache? ANS: Many. some not so bad and some deadly: such as ulcer, cancer, tabdominal aortic aneurysm to mention a few. But you need to talk to a Dr who can get more information, they examine you and then order the correct to find out your problem. ...Read more

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Causes of lower abdominal left stomachache?

Causes of lower abdominal left stomachache?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pains in my lower stomach?

Lots of things: depending on location, it could be a bladder infection, kidney stone, appendicitis, colitis, small bowel blockage, irritable bowel, ovarian cysts/torsion, etc etc. ...Read more

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What causes severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal?

What causes severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What can cause random sharp pains in your lower stomach?

What can cause random sharp pains in your lower stomach?

Bowel problem: irritable bowel syndrome commonly causes abdominal pains. at your age, colitis is possible, IBS is possible you need to be seen by a doctor for an evaluation pain is NOT normal ...Read more

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What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

Many: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What causes symptoms of consipation, cramps, nausea, random but reacurring upper abdominal pain on left?

Many possibilities: This sounds like a case for a GI doctor. One of the common overlooked causes for symptoms like this is giardiasis, but before anything else you need to be examined and tested. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more