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Constant dull feeling like cramps on lower right side waist level. I'm feeling this since 8 months ago. Do I need to worry?

Constant dull feeling like cramps on lower right side waist level. I'm feeling this since 8 months ago. Do I need to worry?

Get Medical check up: You should have had a medical exam for any pain that persists for so many months. There can be something serious underlying as the cause. You should go see your doctor and get examined and he may order a CT scan to look deeper down in your painful site and make sure that there is no tumor there. ...Read more

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Had paragard IUD for 6mo. I have full cramps when on period but cramps on lower right side intermittent throughout cycle. Should i get it checked out?

Had paragard IUD for 6mo. I have full cramps when on period but cramps on lower right side intermittent throughout cycle. Should i get it checked out?

Yes: In addition to checking your iud strings yourself, if you are having persistent pain you should be evaluated by your physician. There are many causes of pelvic pain. ...Read more

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For 2 wks, pms-like cramps in lower right side with back and leg pain on that side. Off & on, worse throughout day, worse when sitting. What is this?

For 2 wks, pms-like cramps in lower right side with back and leg pain on that side. Off & on, worse throughout day, worse when sitting. What is this?

Several Possible: Abdominal cramps have many reasons, However, when they are localized to the pelvis and one side, then the concern increases about an ovarian cyst or other pelvic issues. A gyn exam and vaginal ultrasound is very helpful to eliminate problems that need to be treated and/or followed. Seeing a GYN doctor if your symptoms persist or get worse is a good idea. ...Read more

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10 days past ovulation experiencing mild cramps lower right side near my pelvic feels like an annoying pinch have milky discharge possibly pregnant?

10 days past ovulation experiencing mild cramps lower right side near my pelvic feels like an annoying pinch have milky discharge possibly pregnant?

Hard to guess: 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 a day 5 FET on 04/04/14, so I am currently 4dp5dt. I have had mild cramps in my lower left side on and off ever since. Is this normal?

I had a day 5 FET on 04/04/14, so I am currently 4dp5dt. I have had mild cramps in my lower left side on and off ever since. Is this normal?

Common: It's pretty common, and not necessarily a cause for concern, but you should report for your testing and ultrasounds as described by your fertility specialist. ...Read more

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Really severe cramps in my lower right side on and off for three days that feel like menstrual cramps but are not. Should i be worried?

Really severe cramps in my lower right side on and off for three days that feel like menstrual cramps but are not. Should i be worried?

It may be : A uti, it may be an ovarian cyst, constipation or in a bad case scenario a pregnancy in the tube. Get a upt and make sure that's not it. Otherwise make an appt this week, if pos get in asap. ...Read more

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I have been getting stomach cramps on the lower left side for almost 12 hours. What can be the cause and how can I relief it?

I have been getting stomach cramps on the lower left side for almost 12 hours. What can be the cause and how can I relief it?

Get it checked out: There can be a lot of things causing left lower abdominal pain including constipation, infection, colitis, kidney stone, bladder stone, and many more. The only way to tell is with a careful history and examination. Also some tests like x-rays, ct scans, and/or blood tests may be needed to narrow it down. 12 hours is a long time. Go see a doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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I am 4 days late, i had a very light spotting on days 7, 6, 5 days before my missed period i also am having cramps on my left lower side?

I am 4 days late, i had a very light spotting on days 7, 6, 5 days before my missed period i also am having cramps on my left lower side?

Could be pregnant: But could also be a cyst on your left ovary. If it's unusual for your periods to be late, then you should definitely take a pregnancy test. If negative, then see your doctor and request a pregnancy test and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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5 days after my period i ststarted have cramps in my lower left side and lower belly and every since then I have been havingmildcrampsisit implantaion?

5 days after my period i ststarted have cramps in my lower left side and lower belly and every since then I have been havingmildcrampsisit implantaion?

Cramps pain: If you had a normal cycle at the normal time for normal duration, and you have regular cycles 28 days aparti would not think that you have ovulated on day 10 of the cycle, thus you shouldn't be pregnant yet if trying.... If your cycles are irregular check a preg test to ensure that there is not a pregnancy at this time, if not the pain my be related to ovaries or bowel. ...Read more

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Is it possible to experience cramps in the lower right side of the body near uterus and ovary just 3 or 4 days after Ovulation and having sex?

Is it possible to experience cramps in the lower right side of the body near uterus and ovary just 3 or 4 days after Ovulation and having sex?

Ovulation: side pain: Ovulation test positive indicates that the egg will be release, but one sided pain can mean the ovarian cyst that releases the egg may not be ruptured (a normal event) and the stretched ovarian cyst causes one sided pain from the unruptures corpus luteum cyst. ...Read more

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I've been having cramps on my lower left side, dizziness, nausea, intense itchy skin mainly with weather change &BAD head aches. What's wrong with me?

I've been having cramps on my lower left side, dizziness, nausea, intense itchy skin mainly with weather change &BAD head aches. What's wrong with me?

PMS vs. migraines?: Now, tell me....itchiness, lower left crampiness and such happening in the face of weather changes or are the headaches doing that? Do you have headaches with nausea and dizziness WITHOUT abdominal symptoms ever and do they occur with or before weather changes? If so, then, you may have an entity known as barometric headaches....treated relatively the same as migraines but they can be challenging. ...Read more

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My stomach looks like im 5 months pregnant..I was on Depo-Provera for 6 months and have been off for 5 months..Have swollen breasts... I have had cramps on my right lower side of my stomach..And breasts are very sore..And hurt..

My stomach looks like im 5 months pregnant..I was on Depo-Provera for 6 months and have been off for 5 months..Have swollen breasts... I have had cramps on my right lower side of my stomach..And breasts are very sore..And hurt..

If : If you think there is any chance you could be pregnant, then please take a pregnancy test. If a patient is having cramping and abdominal pain, they should be seen for an evaluation. Hormone changes, including from stress or from pregnancy, can cause breast swelling. Changes from coming off of Depo-Provera could also be contributing to your symptoms if you are not pregnant. Please call your gynecologist and schedule an evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having light cramps on both sides and lower back pain is it a sign of implantation?

I'm having light cramps on both sides and lower back pain is it a sign of implantation?

No: Implantation occurs without perceptible symptoms in most cases. You sound eager to conceive. Enjoy your sexual activity with care for your back positioning to avoid pain. ...Read more

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My arm from elbow to fingers feel numb as i hit my elbow , however not hit my elbow. Together with this get cramps on back, and lower chest side?

My arm from elbow to fingers feel numb as i hit my elbow , however not hit my elbow. Together with this get cramps on back, and lower chest side?

Cubital tunnel is : Compression of the ulnar nerve. Often it feels as you hit your funny bone. The ulnar nerve at the elbow if affected gives tingling little ring fingers. The small intrinsic muscles of the hand and flexor tendons little and ring and the fcu a strong wrist flexor can also be affected. Back or chest can also be due to more proximal nerve compression neck or thoracic outlet. Chest pain? Check on! ...Read more

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Took planB. Got my period heavy for 2 days and light for next 2. After period started BC, now cramps on right side of lower pelvic area.. Preg? Help

Took planB. Got my period heavy for 2 days and light for next 2. After period started BC, now cramps on right side of lower pelvic area.. Preg? Help

Hard to tell: Plan B can alter the menstrual for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more

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I'm 13 weeks pregnant and I've been having cramps in my lower belly and sides and my lower back has been hurting also, is this normal?

I'm 13 weeks pregnant and I've been having cramps in my lower belly and sides and my lower back has been hurting also, is this normal?

Infection: Nope. Not normal. Usually these symptoms represent a vaginal or urinary tract infection. You must contact your physician for examination and testing. ...Read more

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My lower left side of my abdomen be hurting . Feels something like cramps somebody help me please and let me know what's and why that's goin on.

My lower left side of my abdomen be hurting . Feels something like cramps somebody help me please and let me know what's and why that's  goin on.

Left lower quadrant: Abdominal pain could be coming from colon (colitis, diverticulitis), ovary (infection, cyst), kidney or bladder (infection, stones), or other causes, such as endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, hernia, lymph node enlargement). As you can see, there are lots of possibilities. You need a doctor to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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I had my first IUI 5 days ago and starting yesterday I am having terrible lower back cramps on my right side. Should I be concerned?

I had my first IUI 5 days ago and starting yesterday I am having terrible lower back cramps on my right side. Should I be concerned?

Possibly: This sounds like something that should be further evaluated. It may have nothing to do with the IUI, but more information is needed. ...Read more

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Could the pain I am having be more then menstrual cramps. Always get them but never this bad. Feeling on lower right side more and in back. ?

Could the pain I am having be more then menstrual cramps. Always get them but never this bad. Feeling on lower right side more and in back.  ?

Endometriosis: Pain during the period may be a sign of endometriosis especially if the period is very painful. Although endometriosis is not a life-threatening condition it can cause severe pelvic pain. But there are other reasons for increased pain during the period including infections and fibroids. I would go see a gynecologist in person to find out if there is anything that needs to be treated. ...Read more