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I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation) . The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing  back pain (side: both)  and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation) . The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen can be due to gallstones. Pain in the right lower abdomen can be appendicitis. Stomach flu, food poisoning, other infections, etc., can also cause pain. ...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


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I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?

I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain) . The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain) . The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have had stomach ache ( not lower abdominal pain) could this be my organs being pushed upwards due to my growing baby?

Hard to say: Pregnant women often experience a variety of discomforts. They also experience periodic digestive disturbances. They are also prone to bladder infections. When pregnant women experience pain it is important to have it evaluated in person with your doctor to determine if a clear cause can be identified. ...Read more

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3 years after Novasure ablation extreme lower abdominal pain (left). Feels like pain is building for about 10 hours then suddenly stops. Not every mon?

3 years after Novasure ablation extreme lower abdominal pain (left). Feels like pain is building for about 10 hours then suddenly stops. Not every mon?

Checked yet?: Three years after endometrial ablation likely left no its direct adverse effects. For severe pain of sudden onset and disappearance, one needs to think of something suddenly coming and going like twisting ovaries or its pedunculating cyst or ... with spontaneous untwisting. How to put all the related things for good care together? Follow info inhttp://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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I'm having Severe lower abdominal pain and it goes to the back.It feel like pulsating pain. My Vulva also hurts.Any recommentation to stop it please.

I'm having Severe lower abdominal pain and it goes to the back.It feel like pulsating pain. My Vulva also hurts.Any recommentation to stop it please.

Abd/back pain,severe: What is your age? Radiating pain into one or both legs? Numbness and/or weakness in orne or both legs? Do you smoke? Have you ever been told that your aorta (large artery that delivers blood to large blood vessels and organs all over the body) is large or expanding like a balloon. Severe pain like you describe could be a serious problem, and you should be examined immediately. ...Read more

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Right lower abdominal pain, and more elevated then my left side. Can feel the pain when urinating, and stops when im finished. No urgency with urine

Right lower abdominal pain, and more elevated then my left side. Can feel the pain when urinating, and stops when im finished. No urgency   with urine

Urinary infection??: Sounds like you may have a urinary infection that may have traveled up to your kidneys. Please see your family physician who may or may not refer you to a urologist. No not delay. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain for 5 days, just started ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate). Is this normal? Should i stop taking it? And if so what can I expect if i do?

Lower abdominal pain for 5 days, just started ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate). Is this normal? Should i stop taking it? And if so what can I expect if i do?

When to get checked: If you develop a fever, vomiting or worsening pain then get checked. Make sure you are moving your bowels, as constipation can cause multiple abdominal pain symptoms. The new medication is likely not the cause. ...Read more

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Within 6 months I've gained 50lbs, cystic acne, lower abdominal pain, fatigue, nausea, chills, and headaches. The weight gain wont stop. Please help.

Within 6 months I've gained 50lbs, cystic acne, lower abdominal pain, fatigue, nausea, chills, and headaches. The weight gain wont stop. Please help.

Need to see Dr asap: You MUST see a physician for a thorough evaluation. You may have an endocrine disturbance such as Hypothyroidism or Cushing syndrome, which can cause weight gain and fatigue. The cause for your abdominal pain needs to be determined. See a physician as soon as possible ...Read more

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What does it mean to have sore breast and lower abdominal pain that feels like the muscles are stretching? My breast are sore and my lower abdomen feels like the muscles are stretching whenever i get up or try to move period. I just stop taking the birth

Your : Your symptoms could be related to changes in hormone levels, but I do think you should have a medical evaluation and have testing performed. If there is any chance you could be pregnant then please take a pregnancy test. I am also concerned about the discharge. Again it could be related to hormones but this should be cultured.

If you have increased pain, vomiting, fever, or lightheadedness, then you must be seen immediately. ...Read more

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What can cause lower abdominal pain?

What can cause lower abdominal pain?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of lower abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, hernias, etc... ...Read more

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How can you ease lower abdominal pain?

Depends on the cause: To find relief from any pain in lower abdomen you need to know what is causing the pain.We can only know thae cause of pain by getting a detailed history and doing a physical exam.And if need be doing some tests some time, like blood, urine, stool and/or imaging like ct scan/ultrasound exam etc
so if pain is persistant get it checked by your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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Why am i feeling lower abdominal pain?

Many reasons: Pregnancy can cause pain if it is not in the uterus. Ovarian cysts, endometriosis, diverticulosis and fibroids can cause pain as well. See your gynecologist first for evaluation since most are gyn issues. ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain, what to do?

Abdominal pain: There are many type of abdominal pain. You should specify location, duration, severity, associated symptoms, etc. For more intelligent response. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdominal pain in men?

Many things: Testicular issues, herniae, colon (constipation), bladder (cystitis) or appendiceal issues. Muscle strain. Inflamed lymph nodes. See your primary md for a thorough eval. ...Read more

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Why do I always have lower abdominal pain?

Why do I always have lower abdominal pain?

Depends: Depending on the timing, associations and severity of your abdominal pain it could range from very benign conditions to things that could be more worrisome. See your primary care provider and get to the bottom of your pain. Hopefully it is an easy fix! ...Read more

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What is causing right lower abdominal pain?

Many things: Constipation, diarrhea, viral illness, appendicitis, ovary condition, kidney stone, urinary bladder infection, etc. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

UTI stone retention: Neobladders are made of bowel, thus a full neobladder may feel like abdominal pain, especially if the pain is similar to bowel gas. Many patients need to self catheterize to empty their bladders, thus bladder may not be emptying if you try to urinate normally. You shoul thus have your post void bladder residual urine measured by scan or cath. Pain may also be due to bladder stones or a uti. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain on left side in a boy?

How old is he?: Undescended testes on left side, testes. Mass arising from undescended testes, enlarged lymphnodes on left from testicle infection in scrotum, conditions related to testicle going inside the pelvis like epididymitis and spermatic cord inflammation which drain into testicular lymphnodes and few to groin lymphnodes. R/o conditions like lymyphoma , others like mesenteric cysts, lymphocele- lymph vs. ...Read more

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How come i get lower abdominal pain from sex?

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What can cause lower abdominal pain in women?

Gut, gyn, urinary: Those are the top 3 sources; neurologic less common. Among those are many, many causes. Depends on age, duration, location, quality of pain, e.g. Sharp, stabbing, dull, associated symptoms, etc. See your doc to figure out. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my lower abdominal pain?

What is the cause of my lower abdominal pain?

See details: The area numerous possible causes. This needs to be evaluated if it is a persistent problem. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdominal pain on right side?

Few possibilities.: Appendicitis, beginning of large intestine called cecum inflammation and ascending colon , from infections like amoebiasis, invasive bacterial infections , tb, inflammation frpm crohn's diseas&, ulcerative colitis, autoimmune diseases like behcet's disease , tumours of intestines-small , large , bleeding in the rt. Sided mascles covering pelvic bones, abscess-lymphnode &muscle, testicular tumor. ...Read more

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What is causing my severe lower abdominal pain?

Have it evaluated: No one can answer that question over the internet. See a doctor and have studies done including a ct scan. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdominal pain in right side?

What causes lower abdominal pain in right side?

Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach/duodenum (small intestine), gallstones, pinching of nerves that exit the back, spasms of intestine, colon cancer, hernia, or if sudden, appendix. ...Read more

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I have sudden lower abdominal pain, what to do?

See a doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any diagnostic and/or treatment plans. ...Read more

Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Lower abdominal pain is defined as pain restricted to the abdomen below the ...Read more


Lower Belly Pain (Definition)

This is generally pain that emanates from ...Read more