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Lower abdominal pain below belly button feels like menstrual pain but its not and very nauseous with diarrhea. Been happening for awhile. Any ideas?

Lower abdominal pain below belly button feels like menstrual pain but its not and very nauseous with diarrhea. Been happening for awhile. Any ideas?

Difficult: These type of complaints warrant a more thorough history and exam as this could be your ovaries, intestine, urinary tract or other things. I would suggest a face to face visit with your doctor for more complete answers. Good luck ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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65 lb dog jumped on lower abdomen. Abdominal pain below belly button, belly button has blood in it, have not had a bowel movement since Sunday.?

65 lb dog jumped on lower abdomen. Abdominal pain below belly button, belly button has blood in it, have not had a bowel movement since Sunday.?

Exam needed: Contusion of the abdominal wall and possible intestinal injury are possibilities. Since you have ongoing lower abdominal discomfort and lack of bowel movement, an examination by a physician is needed. Very worrisome symptoms would be abdominal distension, vomiting, and bloody stools. ...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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Lower abdomen pain below belly button trailing right through intestinal. 7 hours radiates from discomfort to high. Nausea and 101 fever?

Lower abdomen pain below belly button trailing right through intestinal. 7 hours radiates from discomfort to high. Nausea and 101 fever?

Appendicitis: If you have your appendix, you may not by tomorrow morning. This description sounds very suspicious for acute appendicitis. If you already have fever as you report, you may be close to rupture if not already. You need to get yourself to an emergency room tonight. I'd prefer someone drive you or call ambulance. Don't wait any longer - go now! ...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 from about a day. There is a sharp pain at the right side of abdomen only when I lough or cough, Otherwise no pain?

Lower abdominal pain from about a day. There is a sharp pain at the right side of abdomen only when I lough or cough, Otherwise no pain?

Tendinitis: It appears that musculoskeletal inflammation is causing muscle contraction related pain, especially during those activities, it can also due to irritation of diaphragm due to lung, liver or subdiapjragmatic infection. It is the severity of illness which will narrow down the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left). The following also describes me: Tender abdomen. What should I do?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left). The following also describes me: Tender abdomen. What should I do?

See Gyn: It is not uncommon to experience lower abdominal pain in a 27 year old female. In the rt. Lower quad if an AP flares up, symptoms start peri umbilically and move to rt. Lower quad. On left, pain frequently diverticular in origin but mostly in older patients. In younger patients a ruptured ovarian follicular cyst releases blood which causes pain. If persists see GYN ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right) and tender abdomen. Pain started suddenly. 2 days. What could it be? It won't ease or go away.

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right) and tender abdomen. Pain started suddenly. 2 days. What could it be? It won't ease or go away.

Dr. Checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. One's primary care doctor or an ER doctor can check now. ...Read more

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I am having lower abdominal pain, and pain on my side, and pain on the left/mid abdomen, I also have had pain in my lower/mid back, and cloudy urine?

I am having lower abdominal pain, and pain on my side, and pain on the left/mid abdomen, I also have had pain in my lower/mid back, and cloudy urine?

Get seen: It's hard to say what is going on, you might have a kidney infection or something else. If the pain is constant, or getting worse, or you have fever, vomiting, etc., go to an ER. ...Read more

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I am experiencing side pain, tender abdomen, lower abdominal pain (side: right), generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (severity:. ..

I am experiencing side pain, tender abdomen, lower abdominal pain (side: right), generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (severity:. ..

E.R. checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. The Emergency Room doctor can check now. Somebody else should drive. ...Read more

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Hi im pregnant having sharp pain on right side of abdomen and lower abdominal pain just curious if you know what's wrong I also am dizzy just sitting?

Hi im pregnant having sharp pain on right side of abdomen and lower abdominal pain just curious if you know what's wrong I also am dizzy just sitting?

Need to know more: Main concern in early pregnancy is tubal location. If this is already known to be uterine from prior visits or ultrasound, other much less serious causes are likely. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right), pelvic pain and low back pain. Pain in abdomen is only felt when pressed, otherwise it's ok.?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right), pelvic pain and low back pain. Pain in abdomen is only felt when pressed, otherwise it's ok.?

Uncertain: You need to consider what's in the right lower quadrant. You have intestines, the appendix, ovaries, and other things and each of these things could be involved. It would be wise to discuss this with your physician. It may be mild, but at this point I can't give you a clear diagnosis ...Read more

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Severe lower abdominal pain that feels deep into my lower abdomen and pelvis, similar to menstrual cramps, that occurs 30 seconds after standing?

Severe lower abdominal pain that feels deep into my lower abdomen and pelvis, similar to menstrual cramps, that occurs 30 seconds after standing?

Likely ovarian cyst: This is likely ovarian cyst. Those can grow large and sometime rapture. Ovarian torsion is another possibility. Seek immediate attention if having severe sharp pain, nausea/vomiting, fever, or extremely fatigued ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain with intestinal spasms. Negative pregnancy test, had a CT of the abdomen done. Would the scan show a pregnancy?

I have lower abdominal pain with intestinal spasms. Negative pregnancy test, had a CT of the abdomen done. Would the scan show a pregnancy?

CT scan: To answer your question, yes, a CT scan would show a pregnancy if it were large enough. However, if you had a pregnancy test done at the hospital, and it was negative, then you are not pregnant. The hospital would not even do a CT scan if they suspected you might be pregnant. There must be an alternative explanation for your symptoms. You should speak with your doctor about your results. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful bowel movements, stretch marks and swollen abdomen. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort and Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing painful bowel movements, stretch marks and swollen abdomen. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort and Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

See A Doc: If you are experiencing painful bowel movements, are noticing stretchmarks and have a swollen abdomen you should definitely go see a doctor in person to discuss your symptoms and figure out what's going on. A general practice physician can help you know if you need to consult with a specialist, so start there. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: throbbing sensation), bloating or abdominal fullness and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Tender abdomen, Lower abdominal pain, Su

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: throbbing sensation), bloating or abdominal fullness and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Tender abdomen, Lower abdominal pain, Su

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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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left, right). The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized), Pelvic pain, Tender abdomen, Sudden abdominal pain, Vomiting, and Nausea. What should I do?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left, right). The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized), Pelvic pain, Tender abdomen, Sudden abdominal pain, Vomiting, and Nausea. What should I do?

Dr. Checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. One's primary care doctor or an ER doctor can check now. ...Read more

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What would the workup b 4 right lower abdominal pain, bloating, constipation/loose stools, lower back ache, pressure in abdomen?

What would the workup b 4 right lower abdominal pain, bloating, constipation/loose stools, lower back ache, pressure in abdomen?

An understanding of: Anatomy, more detailed history about specifics, careful examination focusing on probabilities along with educating you about the issues, options for differentiation of possible reasons, treatment options & how to evaluate them, along with $, timing issues & likely outcomes of different options. Seek out assistance worthy of your trust; may be difficult to find due to knowledge, time & $ issues. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?

Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?

If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids, rest and taking over the counter antidiarrheal meds and analgesics helps with symptoms. If this has been going on for more than a week or so then it is time to get checked. Make an appointment with your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain, cramping in lower abdomen, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: mucus and blood) and bladder pain. The fo...

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain, cramping in lower abdomen, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: mucus and blood) and bladder pain. The fo...

Question cut off but: Recurrent mid-pelvic discomfort (due to rectum, bladder, vagina, pelvic wall, etc.) is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may 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? ...Read more

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