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Period-like dull cramp in lower abdomen and back, moves also to thighs. Clear discharge but no odor, no itching. Period ended 1 week ago, no pregnancy?

Period-like dull cramp in lower abdomen and back, moves also to thighs. Clear discharge but no odor, no itching. Period ended 1 week ago, no pregnancy?

Menstrual cramps: And uterine spasm are possibilities as is a urinary infection. It would be prudent to get a full GYN exam and pelvic ultrasound. OK to use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for cramping pain if not allergic. ...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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I'm having faint dull cramping and presure in lower abdomen?

I'm having faint dull cramping and presure in lower abdomen?

Go see ur Family Doc: You didn't mention your age. Regardless, you need to see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood for evaluation & testing. Perhaps you have bladder infection. Or maybe pregnant? Home pregnancy tests are available w/o prescription at most drug stores. They're accurate once you're late. And let's not forget sexually transmitted diseases/infections if you engage in unprotected sex. ...Read more

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What can cause severe, dull, aching pain, and cramping in the lower abdomen?

What can cause severe, dull, aching pain, and cramping in the lower abdomen?

Ovarian, bladder: The severe, dull, aching pain and cramping pains in the abdomen are often associated with bladder infections. This could also be related to causes affecting uterus and ovaries such as ovarian cysts and fibroid of the uterus. If you have family history of kidney and bladder stones, consider that as well. Visit with your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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I stabbing cramps in my lower abdomen, it start as a dull ache then gets bad I get warm, and it is hard to breathe, and it hurts my bum to sit down?

I stabbing cramps in my lower abdomen, it start as a dull ache then gets bad I get warm, and it is hard to breathe, and it hurts my bum to sit down?

See your md: Whike this sounds very much like constipation, the warmth is not typical and could be an indication of an infectious or inflammatory process that requires addition evaluation by a physician with possible diagnostic imaging. ...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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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

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Bad cramping in lower abdomen. 16th day of cycle and currently on nuvaring. What can be the cause?

Bad cramping in lower abdomen. 16th day of cycle and currently on nuvaring. What can be the cause?

? Ovulation: Ovulation is possible on the Nuvaring, you may be going through mid cycle symptoms, however, if these persist, contact your health care provider ...Read more

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I feel intense cramping in lower abdomen. What doctor should I see?

I feel intense cramping in lower abdomen. What doctor should I see?

Lower belly cramps: 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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Painful cramping in lower abdomen and sweats during my cycle. What can I do?

Painful cramping in lower abdomen and sweats during my cycle. What can I do?

See your gyn: You may be going through menopause since you are on the later end of the perimenopausal cycle. When you see your doctor you can get your hormone levels checked as well as a check up to figure out if your estrogen level is dropping and your hot flashes are starting. ...Read more

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Small cramping in my lower abdomen, what could it be?

Small cramping in my lower abdomen, what could it be?

Just about: Anything. Your symptom is too vague for me to give you accurate information. Onset, location, radiation, duration, associated symptoms, aggravating factors, relieving factors are important to include in your description, in order to be as accurate or at least narrow the possibilities as much as possible. ...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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What is causing this on and off cramping and pain in my lower abdomen? Female, 32

What is causing this on and off cramping and pain in my lower abdomen? Female, 32

Lots of things: Anything that makes your uterus sore can cause cramping, with or without a menstrual cycle. Infections are common. So is endometriosis.
If the problem continues, go see your family doctor. ...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