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Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...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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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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I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago on a Thursday and now I'm having cramps in my lower abdomen and today I had spotted and now it quit is this normal? The spotting color was light red or pink but it lasted one day what does this mean??

I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago on a Thursday and now I'm having cramps in my lower abdomen and today I had spotted and now it quit is this normal? The spotting color was light red or pink but it lasted one day what does this mean??

Infection? PID?: This is suspicious for a pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, fallopian tube infection), and you are at peak age for chlamydia and gonorrhea, the most common causes. That you spotted today and now are not doesn't mean that symptom has "quit"; there may be more spotting. PID is dangerous if not diagnosed and treated promptly. See a doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am having cramps in my lower abdomen two weeks after my period. Also been sick and nauseas for the past week,with awful migrains. ?

I am having cramps in my lower abdomen two weeks after my period. Also been sick and nauseas for the past week,with awful migrains. ?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Wake up feeling queasy as if i have a hangover, comes and goes and sometimes I have cramps in my lower left abdomen, last period was about a week ago.

Wake up feeling queasy as if i have a hangover, comes and goes and sometimes I have cramps in my lower left abdomen, last period was about a week ago.

Ovulation????: Although LLQ abdominal discomfort a week to 10 days after periods goes in favor of oculation but feeling "?queasy" does not. May be you are getting down with some viral illness. If symptoms persist beyond a week see ur MD ...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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Had sex on Dec. 23rd and got my period on Dec. 27th. About a week later, I've been having cramps in my lower abdomen and also dizziness. Pregnant??

Had sex on Dec. 23rd and got my period on Dec. 27th. About a week later, I've been having cramps in my lower abdomen and also dizziness. Pregnant??

See a doctor...: Pregnancy is a possibility as is infection, ovarian cysts, ovarian torsion and many other things. If your symptoms are persistent, you need to see a doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have severe diarrhea. My stool is a dark green, but the toilet water is a dark yellow. I'm having very painful cramps in my lower abdomen. ?

I have severe diarrhea. My stool is a dark green, but the toilet water is a dark yellow. I'm having very painful cramps in my lower abdomen. ?

Go see ur family doc: Yellow toilet water may indicate inadequate hydration (causing concentrated urine). Check out http://www.webmd.com/women/features/digestive-problems & http://www.mayoclinic.org/stool-color/expert-answers/faq-20058080 re stool color. Diarrhea is bigger concern as it can cause dehydration. Go see ur family doc who can determine if testing is required as well as appropriate treatment possibly antibio ...Read more

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Cramps, diarrhea, chills, sweaty, not hungry at all, what do I have? I have major episodes of cramps in my lower abdomen and back, I have the chills in the middle of the night and can't sleep at all without having to go to the bathroom and puking. Please

Cramps, diarrhea, chills, sweaty, not hungry at all, what do I have? I have major episodes of cramps in my lower abdomen and back, I have the chills in the middle of the night and can't sleep at all without having to go to the bathroom and puking. Please

This : This could be gastroenteritis from a virus. Recommend that you sip water initially. It is important to try to stay ahead on fluids, so that you don't become dehydrated. You may wish to drink slightly flattened ginger ale or to nibble on crystalized ginger. If you become dizzy or lightheaded when going from sitting to standing or from lying to sitting, you may be dehydrated. If that occurs you may need to go to an acute care clinic for intravenous fluids. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help to sooth your pain. If symptoms last over a week, recommend being assessed. ...Read more

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I'm currently on my period and I'm having very severe cramps on my lower abdomen that travel to my lower back. Is this normal?

I'm currently on my period and I'm having very severe cramps on my lower abdomen that travel to my lower back. Is this normal?

May be: Dysmenorrhea is painful cramps with menstruation. It may be mild or severe. Persistent severe cramps can sometimes be associated with endometriosis, a condition where uterine lining tissue occupies other areas in the pelvis. If the cramps are recurrent and disabling, see your health care provider. ...Read more

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