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What causes sudden sharp intermittent pain in lower left abdomen? No change in bowel habits. Period expected in next few days. No other pmt symptoms.

What causes sudden sharp intermittent pain in lower left abdomen? No change in bowel habits. Period expected in next few days. No other pmt symptoms.

Too complex...: To sort out this problem would require a thorough discussion and a physical exam by a physician, in addition to possible lab testing or imaging. If this persists, you should see your doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dull intermittent pain in lower left abdomen (very low) started last night and continued today. What might it be. No fever and no vomiting?

Dull intermittent pain in lower left abdomen (very low) started last night and continued today. What might it be.  No fever and no vomiting?

Possibilities: Possibilities are diverticular disease, ovarian cysts or other problems, uterine fibroids, even bladder trouble. If your symptoms change with a bowel movement then that makes an problem with your colon more likely. If you do develop fevers you should be seen right away as that might indicate diverticulitis (infection of a diverticulum) which needs antibiotics. An ultrasound might be helpful. ...Read more

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What can cause mild intermittent pain on lower left abdomen, upper left abdomen right below ribs, left lower back and itching feeling all over?

What can cause mild intermittent pain on lower left abdomen, upper left abdomen right below ribs, left lower back and itching feeling all over?

Nonspecific: That constellation of symptoms does not specific anything in particular, so it is best to see a primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, especially if the symptoms are severe or getting worse. Hope his helps! ...Read more

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After constipation can poop easily it's soft but intermittent pain in a sharp point in lower left abdomen.I pray not to be appendicitis.

After constipation can poop easily it's soft but intermittent pain in a sharp point in lower left abdomen.I pray not  to be appendicitis.

Typically: Appendicitis presents with nausea, vomiting, periumbilical pain which migrates to right lower quadrant, with low grade fever and elevated white blood cell count. But this is typical presentation, and exceptions occur frequently. You need to see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Dear doctor I have an intermittent sharp pain in my left lower abdomen. Could it be due to too much alcohol drinking? If not please advise. ..

Dear doctor I have an intermittent sharp pain in my left lower abdomen.  Could it be due to too much alcohol drinking?  If not please advise. ..

Possibly: It could - if it is causing problems with your intestinal system. In men, the lower left abdomen is usually a site of pain caused by intestinal disease, a condition called diverticulitis can cause sharp left lower quadrant pains. Do you have any diarrheal problems, or any black stools or blood in stools? Other causes can be hernias or musculoskeletal causes. ...Read more

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What can cause dull with intermittent stabbing pains with maybe a little bloating in lower left abdomen sometimes accompanied by nausea in a male?

What can cause dull with intermittent stabbing pains with maybe a little bloating in lower left abdomen sometimes accompanied by nausea in a male?

Diverticulosis and .: This is most commonly associated with diverticulosis and diverticulitis. Diverticula are out pouches of the lower bowel on the left side. Given diet and stool consistency these pouches can become inflamed/infected. Usually associated with bloating, diarrhea, blood in the stool, tenderness and fever. This can be treated with antibiotics; some cases, a flexible sigmoidoscopy is may be required. ...Read more

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Intermittent dully/achy left testicle and lower left abdomen pain. Ultrasounds and CT Scan show nothing. What else could it be?

Intermittent dully/achy left testicle and lower left abdomen pain. Ultrasounds and CT Scan show nothing. What else could it be?

Infection: could be infection in the testicle, or in the cord, or it could be a varicocele, which is a large varicose vein in the cord. it is not torsion otherwise the ultrasound will show something. see a urologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I woke up early hours in excruciating pain in lower left abdomen, what could be wrong?

Diverticulitis?: Severe pain low on the left that lasts several hours might be diverticulitis: infection in a little pocket in the lower colon. It can usually be treated with antibiotics but severe cases might need surgery. See a doctor soon! ...Read more

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My friend is having bad pain in lower left abdomen what could it be? How do I find out?

History is important: Past medical history can shed some light on your question. The person needs a good Physical Exam with possibly some Lab Work and even some Imaging Studies such as X-Rays. Problem could be anything from bad gas pains to inflammation of the bowel or infections process, even atypical appendicitis pain. Get them to Dr. ...Read more