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Why do I have an acid-like taste in my mouth and cramps on both sides of my lower abdomen? Pregnant?

Why do I have an acid-like taste in my mouth and cramps on both sides of my lower abdomen? Pregnant?

Pregnant?: There are many reasons for cramps and a bad taste in your mouth. If you think you may be pregnant then take a pregnancy test to find out. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

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


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11 days post-vasectomy. 2 days ago, developed lasting, cramp-like pain on both sides of lower abdomen. Doesn't seem normal. Help appreciated.?

11 days post-vasectomy. 2 days ago, developed lasting, cramp-like pain on both sides of lower abdomen. Doesn't seem normal. Help appreciated.?

Here are some...: At this time, nothing could be done for post-vasectomy-related ache & pain but understanding and accepting to cope with it, that is, time and patience plus judicious use of effective pain killers is the most reasonable way to follow as long as slowly yet surely getting better day by day. If worsening or unbearable, seek timely evaluation & counseling so to see something could be done now. Sorry! ...Read more

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Not cramps, not prego, pain in lower abdominal next to pelvis feels like ovaries. Sharp stabbing pain in both sides plus light spotting for 2 weeks?

Not cramps, not prego, pain in lower abdominal next to pelvis feels like ovaries. Sharp stabbing pain in both sides plus light spotting for 2 weeks?

See MD: This could be due to several reasons ranging from ovarian cysts to infection to non GYN. It is best evaluated by your Clinician. ...Read more

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What does back pains and cramps in the lower abdomen mean?

UTI: Infection involving urinary tract can cause this. Particularly when it ascends to kidney. See pmd for urine test and exam. ...Read more

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I have severe cramps in my lower abdomen mostly to the right what is it?

I have severe cramps in my lower abdomen mostly to the right what is it?

Severe ABD pain = ER: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Constant lower abdomen cramps?

Many things: It doesn't say how old you are, and we would need a lot more info to help you. Could you be pregnant? Are you constipated? Have you been ill? Could you have an std? Is your period due/overdue? Have you had abnormal (or no) pap smears? Has there been a change in your bowel movements? Many things can cause lower abdomen cramping/pain. Give us more info and maybe we can help. Or see your md. ...Read more

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What to do if I have achey cramp like pain in lower abdomen?

What to do if I have achey cramp like pain in lower abdomen?

Get evaluated?: 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 come I get cramps in my lower abdomen after I masturbate?

How come I get cramps in my lower abdomen after I masturbate?

Muscle contractions: Orgasm involves contraction of the muscles of the vagina, but sometimes also of the wall of the uterus. In some women this can feel like mild cramping. ...Read more

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How come I get cramps in my lower abdomen when my tampon is full?

Swelling: When your tampon is full, the vagina (which is made of elastic tissue) is stretching and the stretch receptors in the vagina can cause cramping and an achy type of pain. While this is common, it is annoying. There's no harm that you're doing, rather it's just a sign that you need to change the tampon. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Whenever I run I get bad cramps on my lower abdomen. What may be the cause?

Whenever I run I get bad cramps on my lower abdomen. What may be the cause?

No warm up: Lack of warm up and stretching could be very harmful to the muscle. running will build up lactic acid in the unprepared muscle and cause pain. You need adequate warm up and stretching could prevent that ...Read more

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I'm experiencing cramps in my lower abdomen and back but I'm only spotting what does this mean?

I'm experiencing cramps in my lower abdomen and back but I'm only spotting what does this mean?

Menstrual cramping: Usually hormonally induced, best relieved with the use of Aleve (naproxen) or Advil (if not allergic to NSAIDS); however I would recommend a GYN pelvic exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Whenever I am running at around half a mile I get extremely bad cramps in the lower abdomen. What may this be from?

Whenever I am running at around half a mile I get extremely bad cramps in the lower abdomen. What may this be from?

Stitch: If it is just under your ribcage, it is commonly referred to as a "stitch". It is a spasbm of your diaphragm muscle which you use to breath. Many people press on the area to help it go away. Best to stop and walk until it passes. As you continue to run on a regular basis this should pass. Good Luck. (USAT Level I coach) ...Read more

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What is causing theses cramps now for the 4th day? Woke up&my back&my thighs r hurting me. Cramps r the worse in my lower abdomen. I can't move. Help!

What is causing theses cramps now for the 4th day? Woke up&my back&my thighs r hurting me. Cramps r the worse in my lower abdomen. I can't move. Help!

Unlikely from a back: Problem and more likely from another reason like gastrointestinal, renal or kidney or reproductive. Even possibility of infection. See your doctor now. ...Read more

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On and off lower abdomen cramps, feeling tou want to poops, what is this?

Diet: I suspect that this is some dietary factor that makes you feel like you want to go; try eliminating lactose from your diet; try a probiotic daily; experiment with your diet and see what works for you;. ...Read more

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Right lower abdomen always cramps and hurts all day and night after sex. What is causing this?

Right lower abdomen always cramps and hurts all day and night after sex. What is causing this?

Get checked: This is not normal. Problems or growths involving your uterus and ovaries may do this but you need to see your doctor for a check up and testing. ...Read more

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I've been ttc for a year now and this is the second time I've had very severe sharp cramps in my pelvic and lower abdomen area 2 weeks after af?

I've been ttc for a year now and this is the second time I've had very severe sharp cramps in my pelvic and lower abdomen area 2 weeks after af?

Trying to Conceive: If by "af", you're referring to artificial fertilization, then you need to discuss your concerns w/your Reproductive Endocrinologist. Maybe you have a bladder infection. We declare infertility as 12mo active attempts to conceive w/o success. While trying, don't drink any alcohol & start taking Folic Acid. Then see your Family Doc to make sure you're healthy enough then consult infertility expert ...Read more

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I went for a run and after I finished 2 miles I got this very painful cramp on my lower abdomen. I run every other day and I have never felt that.?

I went for a run and after I finished 2 miles I got this very painful cramp on my lower abdomen. I run every other day and I have never felt that.?

Can be normal: It can be very normal to get some cramps after running. These can be in legs, but also the abdomen. Usually they relate to muscle exertion and strain, or to electrolyte changes and dehydration. If they go away quickly, likely nothing needs to be done. Any "cramp" that persists could be something different. Remember to stretch and drink plenty of fluids especially as the weather gets warmer. ...Read more

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I ovulated 4 days ago and I currently have cramps in my lower abdomen. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby so I am not sure what it is?

I ovulated 4 days ago and I currently have cramps in my lower abdomen. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby so I am not sure what it is?

May need Dr.'s exam: A young and healthy woman can have an irregular period, cramping, or other menstrual symptoms once in a while. If the symptoms are brief, plus she returns to normal quickly, and then has normal periods after that, it's not too worrisome. A primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor should evaluate if a patient gets prolonged, recurrent, or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Am taking duphaston10mg twce aday+sustan 400mg+prolutone injectn. I miscrd b4.Now 21wks preg. Some cramps in lower abdomen. Am I needthis much of medcnes?

Am taking duphaston10mg twce aday+sustan 400mg+prolutone injectn. I miscrd b4.Now 21wks preg. Some cramps in lower abdomen. Am I needthis much of medcnes?

Need to see md: Your previous history of miscarriages needs appropriate evaluation. If you have any complaints at this time you should contact your md for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why after masturbation I have back aches and cramps in my lower abdomen?

Why after masturbation I have back aches and cramps in my lower abdomen?

Engorged vessels: During sexual excitement pelvic veins distend and there is tissue swelling as well as uterine contractions. Some women experience this as pain. ...Read more

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Twisting feeling cramps on lower abdomen, pain so bad I almost passed out. What could it be?

Medical exam: Pain in the abdomen can be caused by many different reasons. Some are causes related to bowel, Urinary bladder or kidney problems...sometimes related to Female organs like tubal pregnancy or pelvic infection.
If the pain has settled down already you do not have to do much right now. If it persists or recurs, you should be examined by a physician when you are having the pain. Go to an ER if needed ...Read more

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I'm due 4 Ma period in 2 days, I been sleepy, hungry, n havin cramps in Ma lower abdomen, lower back pain, n light spotting, n warm feeln in my breast?

I'm due 4 Ma period in 2 days, I been sleepy, hungry, n havin cramps in Ma lower abdomen, lower back pain, n light spotting, n warm feeln in my breast?

Probably normal: It is normal to get pre-menstrual symptoms like you are describing. If you period comes as predicted, no worries. If you are a few days late, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Whenever lower abdomen pressed by belt or pant I get cramps in deep anus maybe due to masturbation.....

Whenever lower abdomen pressed by belt or pant I get cramps in deep anus maybe due to masturbation.....

Confusion: I am unable to tell what you are actually asking and if there is a lot of pressure to the abdomen it could cause some irritation in the anal area but the stimulation of masturbation will cause anal sphincter contractions at time especially when ejaculate so that is normal. If other questions can let us know and can clarify more. Hope this helps some. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel cramps or little pain in my lower abdomen 3 days after sex? Or is it just a coincidence? Nerves? I take diane, he wore condom

Pain after sex help: Pain after sex can be related to the mechanics of sex, pregnancy related, infection, uterine urigin (fibrioids for example), versus a problem that is unrelated to sexbat all. Pay attention to other symptoms and go get seen by a prpcider to figure it out and rule keep yoi safe. ...Read more