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Type your question...Diagnosed with diverticulosis 3 years ago. Occasionally I have small cramp like pain in lower left abdomen. Usually on and off for a day and then stops. No fever or chills. Is this something that is just part of the diverticulosis?

Type your question...Diagnosed with diverticulosis 3 years ago. Occasionally I have small cramp like pain in lower left abdomen. Usually on and off for a day and then stops. No fever or chills. Is this something that is just part of the diverticulosis?

Not diverticulitis?: Colonic diverticulosis are permanent outpouchings of the colon lining. Diverticular complications include: inflammation (diverticulitis), abscess, bleeding, fistulas, perforation, etc. Your symptoms as described are more likely not diverticular in origin, but anything's possible. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I'm getting some pain in lower left abdomen? (maybe where left ovary is.) Not period cramps. Not digestive problems.

What does it mean when I'm getting some pain in lower left abdomen? (maybe where left ovary is.) Not period cramps. Not digestive problems.

Mittelschmerz: This sudden onset of intense RLQ or LLQ pain occurs about halfway through the menstrual cycle, typically on days 12 to 16. The pain is generally attributed to local irritation caused by the release of blood, follicular fluid, and prostaglandins, as well as increased fallopian tube peristalsis during ovulation. ...Read more

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Frequent urinating with sharp pain in lower left abdomen with cramping feeling in abdomen & pain in my back with bloating . What can be causing this?

Frequent urinating with sharp pain in lower left abdomen with cramping feeling in abdomen & pain in my back with bloating . What can be causing this?

All signs point: To a urinary tract infection. An inflamed bladder can cause or exacerbate those symptoms. I think you should go unfor exam but likely a short course of right antibiotics will do. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have what feels like a twinge of pain, similar to a running cramp in my lower left abdomen. Started this afternoon while sitting at work.

I have what feels like a twinge of pain, similar to a running cramp in my lower left abdomen. Started this afternoon while sitting at work.

Cramp: This may be an abdominal muscle strain/mild inflammation or it could be an early manifestation of colon inflammation or diverticulitis. If the discomfort persists, worsens, is accompanied by tenderness, fever, chills,abdominal distension,nausea or vomiting,blood in stools then a visit to the hospital emergency room is needed where prompt evaluation and testing are available. ...Read more

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I seldom feel cramp on my lower left abdomen . What can be causes?

I seldom feel cramp on my lower left abdomen . What can be causes?

Maybe nothing: If it's just seldomly felt cramp, it may just be normal function of your bowels. If this becomes continuous, worsening, or is associated with other symptoms, i would get it evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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10 weeks pg and i get cramping pains in my lower left abdomen area if i stand up too quickly sometimes. What is this?

10 weeks pg and i get cramping pains in my lower left abdomen area if i stand up too quickly sometimes. What is this?

Round ligament: Sounds like round ligament pain. It's caused by stretching or pulling of one of the ligaments of the uterus. It can be painful, but there isn't any sequelae. ...Read more

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I get mild cramp type instantaneous pain in deep anus and lower left abdomen.they occur sometime and are sharp and mild..im virgin male age 18?

I get mild cramp type instantaneous pain in deep anus and lower left abdomen.they occur sometime and are sharp and mild..im virgin male age 18?

Possible constipatio: You may be having constipation which is causing mild cramp in anus and left lower abdomen .You may try a stool softener which may help you to get relief from cramp .If no relief then talk to your doctor to get investigations done . ...Read more

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I am having really intense pain on my lower left abdomen I can't stand up straight because it Hurts. I don't normally get cramps. Is this normal?

I am having really intense pain on my lower left abdomen I can't stand up straight because it Hurts.  I don't normally get cramps. Is this normal?

PELVIC PAIN: Multiple causes come to mind, but as an ER physician, my "worst case scenario" thought process makes me think of ovarian torsion, which is a twisting of the ovary, where the blood flow gets cut off. This is a gynecologic emergency and time is critical. If that is not the cause, there are other non-emergent conditions such as UTI, bladder infection, ovarian cyst. Go to the ER now for your answer. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cramping lower left abdomen and clear discharge?

What to do if I have cramping lower left abdomen and clear discharge?

Depends: There are too many scenarios to tell you what to do, however, think about things like how severe and how long the problem has been going on. The more severe, and the shorter duration would push you more towards seeking medical attention sooner rather than later. OK to start with your primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Wake up feeling queasy as if i have a hangover, comes and goes and sometimes I have cramps in my lower left abdomen, last period was about a week ago.

Wake up feeling queasy as if i have a hangover, comes and goes and sometimes I have cramps in my lower left abdomen, last period was about a week ago.

Ovulation????: Although LLQ abdominal discomfort a week to 10 days after periods goes in favor of oculation but feeling "?queasy" does not. May be you are getting down with some viral illness. If symptoms persist beyond a week see ur MD ...Read more

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3 days late of period. At day of period very small amount ofvery light black discharge. Now very light cramp lower left abdomen that on off.Am I preg?

3 days late of period. At day of period very small amount ofvery light black discharge. Now very light cramp lower left abdomen that on off.Am I preg?

Hard to tell: 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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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My periods are always regular and I am 3 days late this month. Mild cramping in my lower left abdomen. Breats are sore to touch! What do you suggest?

My periods are always regular and I am 3 days late this month. Mild cramping in my lower left abdomen. Breats are sore to touch! What do you suggest?

Pregnancy: Sounds like you probably are pregnant. I recommend a visit to your OB for a pregnancy test and with the abdominal discomfort, possibly an ultrasound to rule out ectopic pregnancy depending on the severity. Serial serum HCG measurements may be necessary and close monitoring of your abdominal pain. If that abdominal pain worsens, go to the ER. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more