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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Cramping In Lower Abdomen (Overview)

Cramping in lower abdomen is a symptom in which a person has cramping (tight, twisting) pains in the lower part of the tummy, below the belly button. Cramping lower abdominal pains can be caused by constipation, diarrhea, menstrual problems, etc


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What can cause cramping in lower abdomen and nasuea?

What can cause cramping in lower abdomen and nasuea?

Bother in the Belly: Abdominal cramping and nausea usually occur in response to a "stretch" of the internal cavity of the intestinal wall; commonly from gas or very hard stool. In women ovulation can cause similar symptoms. An associated fever could indicate viral, bacterial or parasitic infection depending on your travel and consumption history. If you have unintended weight loss or bowel changes seek an exam. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
30 doctors shared insights

Cramping In Lower Abdomen (Overview)

Cramping in lower abdomen is a symptom in which a person has cramping (tight, twisting) pains in the lower part of the tummy, below the belly button. Cramping lower abdominal pains can be caused by constipation, diarrhea, menstrual problems, etc


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I feel cramping in my lower abdomen after sex? What does it mean?

I feel cramping in my lower abdomen after sex? What does it mean?

Several conditions: Several conditions can cause pain after intercourse. Knowing your menstrual, gynecological history would help. You should see a gynecologist for further evaluation, since it seems this is affecting you. Possible conditions include endometriosis, uti's, ovarian cyst, fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease, irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more

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351/2 weeks. I've had mild cramping in lower abdomen and back that turned so painful it woke me up last night. Now it comes and goes. Is this normal?

351/2 weeks. I've had mild cramping in lower abdomen and back that turned so painful it woke me up last night.  Now it comes and goes. Is this normal?

Not really.: It sounds like you may be experiencing preterm contractions that could lead to preterm labor and birth. Best see your obstetrician asap for a formal evaluation. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Cramps in lower abdomen/pelvic area, bloating, excess gas. What could it be.? Treatment?

Cramps in lower abdomen/pelvic area, bloating, excess gas. What could it be.?
Treatment?

Lower abd discomfort: Causes of recurrent lower 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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How to get rid of the bump, scar tissue on lower abdomen after a hysterectomy? It's been 7 months

How to get rid of the bump, scar tissue on lower abdomen after a hysterectomy? It's been 7 months

Abdominal Scar: An abdominal scar following c-section or abdominal hysterectomy can be improved by non-surgical or surgical treatment depending on the nature of the scar. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to learn about your options. ...Read more

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I am constantly getting gas like cramps in my lower abdomen and I have no idea why. What could it be and how can I prevent it?

I am constantly getting gas like cramps in my lower abdomen and I have no idea why. What could it be and how can I prevent it?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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5 days late.Sore breasts. Cramping once in awhile in the lower abdomen or sometimes on one side.. Can't get comfortable anymore at night. Am I preg?

5 days late.Sore breasts. Cramping once in awhile in the lower abdomen or sometimes on one side.. Can't get comfortable anymore at night. Am I preg?

Pregnancy test: typically early pregnancy is not painful, typically does not lateralize.sounds like early pregnancy with change in periods and breast tenderness. Needs a pregnancy test(preferably serum HCG) and if positive, consider pelvic ultrasound to rule tubal pregnancy since pain is an issue. ...Read more

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351/2 weeks. I've had mild cramping in lower abdomen and back that turned so painful it woke me up last night. Now it comes and goes. Is this normal?

Not really.: It sounds like you may be experiencing preterm contractions that could lead to preterm labor and birth. Best see your obstetrician asap for a formal evaluation. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What can cause cramping in lower abdomen and nasuea?

Bother in the Belly: Abdominal cramping and nausea usually occur in response to a "stretch" of the internal cavity of the intestinal wall; commonly from gas or very hard stool. In women ovulation can cause similar symptoms. An associated fever could indicate viral, bacterial or parasitic infection depending on your travel and consumption history. If you have unintended weight loss or bowel changes seek an exam. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more