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Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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I used postiner pills and i have had a delay in my period yet i get abdominal pain could it be ectopic pregnancy? AND MY TUBES HURT

I used postiner pills and i have had a delay in my period yet i get abdominal pain could it be ectopic pregnancy? AND MY TUBES HURT

Need to test 1st: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Sir , i had intercourse on 2feb .. I feel lower abdominal pain n had vaginal bleeding for 2 days.. Are this symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Get hpt: Need more info, key date is when was the start of your last period? If the pain or bleeding is severe go to the er otherwise check a hpt. Symptoms of an ectopic generally start 2-4 weeks after the last period was due. Rarely it can happen sooner. ...Read more

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Missed period, lower abdominal pain, with history of ectopic pregnancy but multiple negative tests after 2 weeks late. Could it be ectopic?

Missed period, lower abdominal pain, with history of ectopic pregnancy but multiple negative tests after 2 weeks late. Could it be ectopic?

See answer: Even with an ectopic pregnancy, your test would/should be showing signs of pregnancy. However, if your pain persists, you need to let your dr. Know so other causes can be sought and then the proper diagnosis and treatment will hopefully follow, best wishes. ...Read more

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3 months pregnant bump on right side of lower abdomen could it be an ectopic pregnancy?

3 months pregnant bump on right side of lower abdomen could it be an ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: I am assuming you are actually pregnant and not just noticing a bump - ultrasound is the only accurate way to identify an ectopic, if you are at risk for ectopic you need to be evaluated soon. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more