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What are the most common causes of lower abdominal pain and nausea?

What are the most common causes of lower abdominal pain and nausea?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of 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 and nausea can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, etc... ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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I have severe lower abdominal pain and nausea I have IBS but never felt this before im 21/f ?

I have severe lower abdominal pain and nausea I have IBS but never felt this before  im 21/f ?

Should be evaluated : This could be a variety of things. It certainly could be ibs but it could be a urinary tract issue, appendicitis, ovarian problem, pregnancy. I would advise you seeking treatment today. ...Read more

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What can be left lower abdominal pain and nausea in a 61 yr old man overweight and high blood pressure?

What can be left lower abdominal pain and nausea in a 61 yr old man overweight and high blood pressure?

Many possibilities: Many different problems can cause left lower abdominal pain, some minor (irritable bowel), some serious (diverticulitis, kidney stones, colon cancer). In order to get to the bottom of this, a complete history must be taken, followed by a careful physical exam, lab tests, and other tests which may include x-rays and/or endoscopy. Please make an appointment to see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Left lower abdominal pain, bloating , nausea what can this be?

Left lower abdominal pain,  bloating , nausea what can this be?

Few thoughts...: Left lower abdominal pain is commonly associated with either diverticulosis (it is), constipation or irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). Bloating can be associated with both. Nausea without vomiting is non-specific and could go along with all. If symptoms are severe or persist then see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have lower abdominal pain, gas, & nausea after an intercourse that happened 3 days ago? Is that normal? The intercourse was protected.

Why do I have lower abdominal pain, gas, & nausea after an intercourse that happened 3 days ago? Is that normal? The intercourse was protected.

I do not know: Unless the intercourse was very rough and you have a bruised cervix or pelvic area, a normal intercourse session should not cause pain. If the pain, gas, and nausea persist, then make an appt to see your dr. for an evaluation and assessment of the issues. best wishes. ...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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Intense lower abdominal pain/vomiting/nausea/no fever/cant sleep or eat/worsens while caughing, walking, laying, sneezing/gas/bloated feeling. Help?

Intense lower abdominal pain/vomiting/nausea/no fever/cant sleep or eat/worsens while caughing, walking, laying, sneezing/gas/bloated feeling. Help?

Go to the ER: If you are having severe abdominal pain you need to be seen right away. Your symptoms suggest peritoneal irritation which can be caused by a number of things, appendicitis is one. Could be related to ovaries... Hard to know without an exam and proper testing. Get seen immediately. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, chills, gas in stomach, caugh, itchy throat.... What can this be?

Can be many things: Itchy throats usually occur when a person has seasonal allergies, or food allergies occurring. Your GI complaints of lower abdominal pain, fever, nausea.Vomiting, chills, gas in stomach is can be food related, or food poisoning depending on history, along with pelvic issues like ovarian cyst.You need to see your pediatrician right away, or go to the er if symptoms r present for full examination. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing lower abdominal pain, gas and nausea. What meds can help with this?

I've been experiencing lower abdominal pain, gas and nausea. What meds can help with this?

Gas nausea: Make sure you are not constipated and if infrequent bowel movements need to take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) daily to move bowels more. If normal bowel movements look into you gall bladder. ...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


Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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