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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