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I'm 35, female, have Mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted, and have persistent right sided lower abdominal pain radiating into right leg, feel sick, lethargic most days?

I'm 35, female, have Mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted, and have persistent right sided lower abdominal pain radiating into right leg, feel sick, lethargic most days?

Pain: How long have you had the Mirena (levonorgestrel)? Are you symptoms time related to the insertion? -if so, call you doc for evaluation. If you have had the Mirena (levonorgestrel) awhile, maybe something else going on resulting in your symptoms (? bowel)-see you doctor either way. ...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


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Headaches, lower abdominal pain, felt the uterus grows and vomited and nauseas after 5 days taking the EC. Am I pregnant? Took EC 24 hours after sex

Headaches, lower abdominal pain, felt the uterus grows and vomited and nauseas after 5 days taking the EC. Am I pregnant? Took EC 24 hours after sex

EC Side effects: Emergency contraception (EC) safely and effectively prevents pregnancy up to 5 days after unprotected sex. Rare side effects of EC pills include nausea and vomiting, delay in menses, irregular vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, headache, dizziness, and fatigue. If these side effects occur, they generally resolve within 24 hours of pill use. ...Read more

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I feel sick I have right lower abdominal pain I have a history of pain but it's worse now than ever before what could be wrong?

I feel sick I have right lower abdominal pain I have a history of pain but it's worse now than ever before what could be wrong?

More info needed: Persistent right lower abdominal discomfort could be due to an inflamed appendix, an inflamed segment of intestine (ileitis) or right ovarian problems. If the discomfort is persistent and/or worsening, it definitely calls for an examination by your physician who would order the appropriate blood tests, ultrasound, etc. ...Read more

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Hi, I've had my period for 13 days now, normal cycle. I have lower abdominal pain, I'm tired/sleep a lot than usual, I feel sick, taken preg test - neg?

Hi, I've had my period for 13 days now, normal cycle. I have lower abdominal pain, I'm tired/sleep a lot than usual, I feel sick, taken preg test - neg?

See a doctor: Menstrual bleeding that lasts for 13 days is not normal and can cause anemia. There are many possible causes but the diagnosis requires much more history, an exam, and appropriate testing. If the pregnancy test was negative, it is less likely that you are pregnant. You do need to be seen ASAP by your PCP, GYN, or an urgent care clinic. Hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more

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I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation). The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation). The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen can be due to gallstones. Pain in the right lower abdomen can be appendicitis. Stomach flu, food poisoning, other infections, etc., can also cause pain. ...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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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...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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Lower abdominal pain in a woman after urinasion, came right after a uti.?

Lower abdominal pain in a woman after urinasion, came right after a uti.?

Depends: Could be bladder spasm, could be uterus/tubes painful because of pelvic infection. Make sure urine is checked also via a culture (so antibiotic-resistant bacteria can be identified and proper treatment prescribed). ...Read more

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I have an appointment with a surgeon for lower abdominal pain. I'm 53 year old female. What should I expect at this appointment?

Abdominal Pain: Your doctor with examine you and obtain a detailed history about your pain and associated factors. He may order blood tests and some imaging such as a ct scan or an abdominal xray. If you have not had a screening colonoscopy, it may be appropriate to discuss that with your doctor at this time. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from nausea and lower abdomen pain for about two weeks, my diet is healthy and I exercise. What does this mean?

I have been suffering from nausea and lower abdomen pain for about two weeks, my diet is healthy and I exercise. What does this mean?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help. ...Read more

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What can cause lower abdominal pain in women?

Gut, gyn, urinary: Those are the top 3 sources; neurologic less common. Among those are many, many causes. Depends on age, duration, location, quality of pain, e.g. Sharp, stabbing, dull, associated symptoms, etc. See your doc to figure out. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower abdominal pain in women?

What are the causes of lower abdominal pain in women?

Many possibilities: Many things can cause lower abdominal pain in women. Constipation, irritable bowel, colitis, bladder infection, bladder cystitis, ovarian cysts or tumors, uterine fibroids, kidney stones, pregnancy, appendix, falllopian tube infections or blockages. I am sure I am forgetting some. Need a full medical history and physical examination. ...Read more

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Is left lower abdominal pain in women usually ovary?

Is left lower abdominal pain in women usually ovary?

Could be: Ovary, ureteral stone, hernia, diverticular disease, or constipation. Examination and some testing will correctly make the diagnosis. Early diagnosis of any of these problems is best. Don't delay. Rarely it can be tumor as well. ...Read more

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Does ER evaluate right lower abdominal pain in women?

Yes: Especially to r/o possibility of ectopic pregnancy, tuboovarian abscess if patient has fever with pain. Nauseas and vomiitng maybe present if the abscess is significant. Also torsion of ovary, endometriosis of ovary- a condition in which the inner lining of uterus being present in other locations other than inside of uetrine cavity like ovaries (chocolate cysts), fallopian tubes, pelvic surfaces, org. ...Read more

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I have sharp lower abdominal pain like right below my belly button, It's so sharp that I have to be still or it'll hurt worse if I move. I am female?

I have sharp lower abdominal pain like right below my belly button, It's so sharp that I have to be still or it'll hurt worse if I move. I am female?

Seek care urgently: You may have a very serious problem. Please go to your nearest emergency room or urgent care center. It sounds urgent enough that you may want to go by ambulance. ...Read more

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What could cause lower abdominal pain on the right side? 29 female, pain started 2days, hurts after I pee and walk

What could cause lower abdominal pain on the right side? 29 female, pain started 2days, hurts after I pee and walk

UTI/Kidney Stone: You may want to go see a doctor, if your lower abdomen continues to hurt and you have have tight pain around the kidneys, you may have a UTI or a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Hi im a female who is I'm having a sharp, lower abdominal pain that's heading to my back. I have been feeling weak and nauseous. Also a clear discharge?

Hi im a female who is I'm having a sharp, lower abdominal pain that's heading to my back. I have been feeling weak and nauseous. Also a clear discharge?

Gynecologist: These symptoms could be due to pelvic pathology. A gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate you and if pelvic disease is ruled out, he/she will refer you to the proper specialist in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain and lower abdominal pain in a lot of women?

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

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What are the causes of lower back pain and lower abdominal pain in women?

Monthly?: Many gyne issues, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, ovarian cysts will cause those symptoms (predictably) monthly. Pregnancy can cause that. Constipation can cause that, kidney issues, gallbladder issues. Hard to diagnose the cause of pain without a good history and physical exam. See your md. ...Read more

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I am a 58 y/o female. For the past four days I have had lower abdominal pain, constipation, and yellowish mucus from the rectum when I try a bm.

See your doctor: Mucous stool is not the normal. See your doctor. It could be a change from antibiotics or other things. It could be the onset of inflammatory bowel disease. This has an occurance in young and old age groups. 1-2 days of abdominal pain you might get by but 4 days is too long. Tell your doctor if anything makes it better or worse. At 58 you should have already had a screening colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I have sharp left lower abdominal pain. No diarrhea, constipation, gas. What can this be? 24 yr old female.

I have sharp left lower abdominal pain. No diarrhea, constipation, gas. What can this be? 24 yr old female.

Lower abd. Pain: Left lower abdominal pain- need a physical exam including a pelvic exam to accurately diagnose. Since you do not have any GI symptoms they may be unlikely but not completely ruled out. Another possibility ovarian or fallopian tube diseases. Please get checked. ...Read more

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Healthy 24 yo female. Since 5 years ago, severe crampy lower abdominal pain after jogging/running. Relieved after minutes of rest. Was athletic. Why?

Healthy 24 yo female. Since 5 years ago, severe crampy lower abdominal pain after jogging/running. Relieved after minutes of rest. Was athletic. Why?

Ischemic: Depending how many miles you run. But in people whom run more than 7 miles they can have a condition call ischemic colitis, blood supply to the colon get compromised because of blood shunting to the muscles. Make sure adequate hydration before running or you may have to decrease the distance you are running. ...Read more

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Dr I am having nausea, back pain left side, lower abdomen pain and pain near to vaginal area, not 24 hours it will be for 2-3 mins, what it will be?

Dr I am having nausea, back pain left side, lower abdomen pain and pain near to vaginal area, not 24 hours it will be for 2-3 mins, what it will be?

Some possibilities: Without direct contact I cannot give an informed medical opinion in your particular situation. BUT,
spreading abdominal pain especially In the context of pregnancy is an emergency.
STD, appendix, UTI out of control. Regardless of whether pregnant.
THen, miscarriage, tubal pregnancy are some serious disorders in pregnancy ...Read more

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My female friend has dry, painful cough, sinus headache, some shivering and lower abdominal pain. What's wrong with her?

My female friend has dry, painful cough, sinus headache, some shivering and lower abdominal pain. What's wrong with her?

Sounds like flu: Could be the flu. These symptoms can persist and affect one's immune system. If persistent see your doctor. ...Read more

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