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I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?

I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?

Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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I'm 14 wk pregnant & have had stomach ache in lumbar & lower abdomen (pelvic) regions since 1st wk. Urine test: pus cells 5-6/hpf. Have acidity. Help?

I'm 14 wk pregnant & have had stomach ache in lumbar & lower abdomen (pelvic) regions since 1st wk. Urine test: pus cells 5-6/hpf. Have acidity. Help?

Prenatal care: Aches and pains are universally present in pregnancy. Part of your prenatal care this establishing a relationship with a doctor to help guide you through this process. Your doctor can evaluate your pain to make sure that it is normal. ...Read more

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Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it.?

Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it.?

No.: Betadine should be avoided in pregnancy because it can affect the maternal and fetal thyroid glands and cause complications from that. Do not use betadine pessaries in pregnancy! ...Read more

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My stomach looks as if it getting bigger and harder im having bad lower abdomen pain on the left side could I be pregnant?

My stomach looks as if it getting bigger and harder im having bad lower abdomen pain on the left side could I be pregnant?

Always check: Pregnancy always needs to be considered in women of your age group. If you are even remotely worried that you are pregnant, check yourself with a pregnancy test available at your local drug store. They are very accurate. If that is negative, other considerations would be constipation and bloating. But always check for pregnancy first. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain on the left side there is constant discomfort, sharp pain, & nausea. It started after a car accident & has gotten worse.?

I have upper abdominal pain on the left side there is constant discomfort, sharp pain, & nausea. It started after a car accident & has gotten worse.?

See below: If you were not evaluated at a trauma center after the accident. It would be best to seek medical advice from an individual skilled in the assessment of the injured patient population. There are certain entities associated with blunt abdominal trauma that should be ruled out. ...Read more

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What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

Ulcers? Constipation: Ulcers, constipation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, splenic (rare), gallbladder. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?

What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can gallstones cause left sided upper abdominal pain? Pain comes and oes and does not seem to be food related but ultrasound dies show that I have one

Yes: Its not the classic presentation but gallstones can cause pain in several locations. I would make sure you don't have pain from other causes before removing your gallbladder so that you are not subject to an unnecessary operation, but if the workup of your pain reveals no other source than the stones, you would be a candidate for gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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Stomach ache and a sharp immobilizing pain in left side of abdomen that comes in waves. What is this?

I do not know: Tough to say without an exam. It could be a stomach virus, ulcer, muscle strain, constipation, referred pain from gall stones or gall bladder disease, etc, etc., so best to get evaluated if it continues. Good luck. ...Read more

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Severe upper abdominal pain for 6 hours, slight numbness on upper left side. Very painful. No problems going to bathroom.?

See dr: Severe pain has many diagnosis and they need to be checked as it may avoid future problems. See the dr. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain in the middle and left side, with nausea, this has been going on for 3 months now, pain is going to flanks.?

Seek medical attn...: I would get help if I were you...Why wait if this has been going of for so long? Is this pain getting worse, or is it worse after meals, before meals or with activity or certain positions? Some things possible include gastritis, pancreatitis, reflux, kidney stones, etc...The list is long so get evaluated soon! Good luck! ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain on the left side and sometimes on the right. Lipase numbers have been high for 2 mnths. Ctscan normal, any thoughts?

I am having upper abdominal pain on the left side and sometimes on the right. Lipase numbers have been high for 2 mnths. Ctscan normal, any thoughts?

Abdominal pain/ panc: This could be related to your gallbladder, pancreatitis or even gerd, irritable bowel or other GI issues.
You should start with an appointment at your pcp and then have and us to rule out pancr divisum or other causes and or see a GI physician or surgeon and have repeat labs after alcohol abstinence and low fat low chol diet. ...Read more

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Female vomiting bile with upper abdominal pain and back pain on the left side?

Female vomiting bile with upper abdominal pain and back pain on the left side?

R/o ulcer disease!: See a gastroenterologist, who will do tests on you including endoscopy to r/o problems in your upper abdomen: stomach. Duodenum, gall bladder, pancreas!

do not delay! ...Read more

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Chronic middle back pain on both sides, but worse this past week on left side; mid upper abdominal pain and left upper abdominal pain that comes and goes; chest tightness; difficulty sleeping this past week due to symptoms. Should I be seen today?

Chronic middle back pain on both sides, but worse this past week on left side; mid upper abdominal pain and left upper abdominal pain that comes and goes; chest tightness; difficulty sleeping this past week due to symptoms. Should I be seen today?

To be seen soon: I am concerned about your symptoms. You may have a gallbladder problem, lung problem, both of which could be serious. Your symptoms could be due to other causes. Please be seen in the next day. Happy healing. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), abdominal mass, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen and side pain. I have a round mass on left low or mid side when coughing. I cant really bend my abdomen is in the way and painful?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), abdominal mass, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen and side pain. I have a round mass on left low or mid side when coughing. I cant really bend my abdomen is in the way and painful?

Need Medical checkup: If you suspect any mass in your abdomen which is causing pain, you should have a medical check up. Go see your doctor immediately and have a medical examination. A CT scan of the abdomen is a good test to check for any suspected abdominal mass or lumps in the abdomen. If there is a lump, it will require further testing to find the cause. ...Read more

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I've missed my period this month and been having stomach aches, headaches, abdominal pain on left and right side, mood swings, and lose of appetite.

I've missed my period this month and been having stomach aches, headaches, abdominal pain on left and right side, mood swings, and lose of appetite.

And the question is?: Is there a question somewhere in all that description? Perhaps, one thing you're wondering about is whether or not you could be pregnant? The answer is, "YES, it's possible. If you are a sexually active individual" But to know for sure you'd have to take a pregnancy test and this is available at any pharmacy without prescription. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: left). The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Stomach upset, Stomach cramps, and Fatigue. What should I do?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: left). The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Stomach upset, Stomach cramps, and Fatigue. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. The stomach itself and the spleen are in the left upper abdomen. ...Read more

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I am experiencing aching muscles, back pain (side: upper), hand pain, shoulder pain and upper abdominal pain (side: left). its been a month

I am experiencing aching muscles, back pain (side: upper), hand pain, shoulder pain and upper abdominal pain (side: left). its been a month

Not enough info!: We don't have enough info to diagnose you. We don't know your history, physical activity levels, and what other symptoms you may be having. However, I can definitely advise you to get seen by your doc or consider a Healthtap Prime Consult (which may not be able to find out what is going on without further testing) but will be able to determine your next best steps to get a diagnosis & treatment ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain on left side and central+right upper back pain and central+right hip bone pain. Nausea and vomiting. Lost appetite. No fever. Help?

Upper abdominal pain on left side and central+right upper back pain and central+right hip bone pain. Nausea and vomiting. Lost appetite. No fever. Help?

Get evaluated: If you are pregnant and having abdominal pain, get in with your doc. There are several possibilities, gallstones, hernia, dehydration, hyperemesis, ulcer that can be made worse when combined with pregnancy. In the meantime, increase your oral hydration and cut back on fatty food. ...Read more

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What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

Like any mass...: The baby is a mass growing in your pelvic region, and it causes pressure on some of the blood vessels obstructing the blood flow from your legs back to your heart, thus causing your legs accumulate fluid. Although it largely improves after the pregnancy is over, it may lead to the formation of the varicose veins and some leg swelling to remain in the future. ...Read more

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I'm 34weeks pregnant and have lower abdomen pain on my right side and its constent but at times unbarable what can this be from?

I'm 34weeks pregnant and have lower abdomen pain on my right side and its constent but at times unbarable what can this be from?

Please call your OB: Could be many different causes from round ligament pain to other, please call your OB because at the least you need an exam and another ultrasound and if youhave any further questions please call your OB 1st before you ask here because I know your OB would want to know about any problems you have before you ask them here, this site is good if u want a 2nd opinion or if don't understand something. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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