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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 had unprotected sex with my bf on 25 march and my last period on 2 march. Now I have lower abdominal pain and no period after sex. Am I pregnant?

I had unprotected sex with my bf on 25 march and my last period on 2 march. Now I have lower abdominal pain and no period after sex. Am I pregnant?

Possibly: If your periods are 30 days apart exactly- it would have been when you were ovulating that you had sex, so definitely possible to be pregnant. You need to check a home test. It could certainly be many other things as well, but should rule out pregnancy first. ...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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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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Causes of lef lower abdomen pain after period and its remedies?

Causes of lef lower abdomen pain after period and its remedies?

First, find cause...: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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I'm a 24 years old female. Period just finished 1 week ago and today I had mild lower abdomen pain and brown blood.

I'm a 24 years old female. Period just finished 1 week ago and today I had mild lower abdomen pain and brown blood.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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5 days late and lower abdomen pain on both sides. I have hashimotto's. My period was never late 5 days.

Not serious: Period may be heavier also. Hope you don't do it again every cycle. Need to check your thyroid level if persists
Usually means too low
Three tabs of Advil (ibuprofen) may help if you have no allergy ...Read more

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Period 6 days late, dizzyness, nauseous, slight lower abdomen pain comes and goes, could I be pregnant?

Period 6 days late, dizzyness, nauseous, slight lower abdomen pain comes and goes, could I be pregnant?

Of course: If you are sexually active at all and are late for your period, despite any of the other symptoms you describe, you could be pregnant. However, pregnancy is not the only thing that can cause the symptoms. Get a pregnancy test tomorrow. If negative, monitor symptoms and make routine appointment to talk with OB about contraceptive alternatives. If positive, see ob. Put your mind at ease and do test. ...Read more

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Protected sex a little over a week ago after my period. Now I have a white dry clump discharge sometime, lower abdomen pain, going #2 more often? Why?

Discharge: Well if you had protected sex, it is very unlikely that you are pregnant unless the Condom was malfunctioned, usually women get more discharge, mild abdominal pain, feel hot and can get urinary and stool frequency. If your discharge is a stretchy egg-white then you are around your Ovulation. If the symptoms didn't go away in couple of days see a provider. ...Read more

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Couple weeks after sex I had a regular period then month later a weird period that was a bit watery & ive been having lower abdomen pain, What's wrong?

Couple weeks after sex I had a regular period then month later a weird period that was a bit watery & ive been having lower abdomen pain, What's wrong?

Get seen: It is unlikely that you are pregnant since you had a normal period after sex, but it is not impossible. Sometimes "implantation bleeding" can be mistaken as a period. You should also be screened for STDs since these can cause a change in discharge and abdominal pain. See your PCP or go to an urgent care or health clinic soon. ...Read more

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My lst period was 17mar, had pullout methd sex on 29mar. Missd priod by 5dys. 3dys back I got little lower abdomen pain &backache. M I prgnt?

My lst period was 17mar, had pullout methd sex on 29mar. Missd priod by 5dys. 3dys back I got little lower abdomen pain &backache. M I prgnt?

Take a test: Don't guess. 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. Seems unlikely since you had your period. ...Read more

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My last period was 19 november, last seven days. Right now im having lower abdomen pain slight back pain, small amount of vaginal dc. When my nxt period?

My last period was 19 november, last seven days. Right now im having lower abdomen pain slight back pain, small amount of vaginal dc. When my nxt period?

Your Period: Only you know what your cycle is. Is it 28 days? 30 days? 33 days? There is no way on an anonymous website for anyone to be able to guess when your next cycle will be. This is your responsibility to know. ...Read more

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Sore nipples 7 days after period and lower abdomen pain what could this be?

Low abdominal: Discomfort in the lower abdomen may be of pelvic organ origin. Entities like pelvic congestion or inflammatory disease are possibilities. In view of nipple soreness some hormonal influence is suggested. I recommend that you have an evaluation by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My period is two weeks late (unusual) and I took two hpt and turned out negative. I feel bloated and slight lower abdomen pain. Never had unprotectedsx?

My period is two weeks late (unusual) and I took two hpt and turned out negative. I feel bloated and slight lower abdomen pain. Never had unprotectedsx?

Not pregnant: If the tests were negative, then you are not pregnant. There must have been a delay in ovulation. It should correct itself over the next cycle. If it doesn't improve, you may need to see your GYN. ...Read more

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I am feeling a bubbling feeling more on the left-lower side of my stomach and sometimes I get lower abdomen pain......and I just got off of my period?

LLQ pain bubbling: May be UTI or vaginitis, mycoplasma, ureoplsma or BV if fishy odor or constipation, gas or GI disturbance. From ileitis or food intolerances. If stomach (which is upper part of abdomen- the rest is intestines/colon) may be GERD/ gastritis, w/or w/o H pylori. For gas use simethicone, constipation milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) 1 x for 3 days. GERD - ranitidine / prevecid, . f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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I just had my period two weeks ago, my partner and I had sex two days ago, now I feel tired having lower abdomen pain and clear white discharge no sme?

I just had my period two weeks ago, my partner and I had sex two days ago, now I feel tired having lower abdomen pain and clear white discharge no sme?

Unclear question: If your concern is about being pregnant and you miss your period by 4-5 days do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have been trying for another baby an may be pregnant now I am waiting for missed period to confirm but having light lower abdomen pain, csectionscar?

I have been trying for another baby an may be pregnant now I am waiting for missed period to confirm but having light lower abdomen pain, csectionscar?

Pregnancy test: Obtain a pregnancy test. The newer tests will turn positive before you're due for your next period. If its negative, repeat in one week. ...Read more

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Why did I bleed during sex? I've got no stds, it also wasn't my period, but there was quite a lot of blood, I've also got lower abdomen pain afterwards.

Why did I bleed during sex? I've got no stds, it also wasn't my period, but there was quite a lot of blood, I've also got lower abdomen pain afterwards.

Blood=tissue damage: Any active non-menstrual bleeding/spotting you have after intercourse would reflect some type of injury to tissues exposed to the mechanical forces involved. You might see a small bleeding site with a close self exam (lighted mirror) or a doc could locate the site. If it is minimal and you keep the areas clean it will likely stop. If you are soaking pads you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have sharp lower abdomen pain along with sore breast. Last month I had a very late and short period. Very irregular for me. What could it be?

Ectopic?: The most concerning thing would be an ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy out in the tubes. It would be good for you to take a pregnancy test. If it is positive and you are having abdominal pain you need to go to Emergency to get an ultrasound to make sure the pregnancy is not in the tubes. If not pregnant it could be an ovarian cyst causing pain and irregular periods. ...Read more

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Experiencing lower abdomen pain, lower back pain, on my right side & missed period. Also just discovered a cyst on my right lower neck region. Related?

Experiencing lower abdomen pain, lower back pain, on my right side & missed period. Also just discovered a cyst on my right lower neck region. Related?

Probably not.: However, a missed period with lower abdominal pain may be a sign of an ectopic pregnancy, which is a pregnancy in the Fallopian tube instead of in the uterus. You should be checked out, especially if the pain is getting worse - then you need to go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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After my period I have itchy n painful breast, a lot of vaginal d/c clear sometimes yellowish lower abdomen pain, abdomen feels heavy never had sex. Help?

After my period I have itchy n painful breast, a lot of vaginal d/c clear sometimes yellowish lower abdomen pain, abdomen feels heavy never had sex. Help?

See a gynecologist: You have many symptoms, and they do not point to any one cause. With a more thorough history and examination you should be able to find some answers. ...Read more

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Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?

Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?

Confirm: Most likely you are starting a period and it is simply coming at a later time. However, given your history, it is important to confirm that you are not pregnant. You may consider getting a serum pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have bad pms, depression extremely fatigued before my period. Bad pains and lower abdomen pain/cramps. How much primrose oil to take? When to start

I have bad pms, depression extremely fatigued before my period. Bad pains and lower abdomen pain/cramps. How much primrose oil to take? When to start

PMS: "For premenstrual syndrome (PMS), 500-6, 000 milligrams of EPO or 6-12 capsules EPO have been taken by mouth 1-4 times daily." REF: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/drugs-supplements/evening-primrose/dosing/HRB-20059889. Another recommendation is for "1, 500mg beginning on the first day of your menstrual cycle, until ovulation." REF: https://draxe. Com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/EveningPrimroseOilGraph ...Read more

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Sir I'm 22 years old. Suffer from strong lower abdomen pain during my periods. I avoid exercise. Use hot bag to reduce the pain and sometimes medicine. T?

Sir I'm 22 years old. Suffer from strong lower abdomen pain during my periods. I avoid exercise. Use hot bag to reduce the pain and sometimes medicine. T?

There is: Treatment for dysmenorrhea (painful periods) which essentially AVOIDS the pain rather than treating pain after it occurs. These include HORMONAL therapy.
However first the REASON for the degree of symptoms must be determined and conditions which cause dysmenorrhea ruled out! (eg endometriosis)

Hope this helps!
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