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18w5d. Twins. Having major lower abdominal pain that comes and goes. Should I be worried if it gets to the point of excruciating?

18w5d. Twins. Having major lower abdominal pain that comes and goes. Should I be worried if it gets to the point of excruciating?

Abdominal pain: You should call your obstetrician for an immediate appointment to rule out any problems with your pregnancy. They will probably perform a pelvic sonogram to assess the fetuses. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. 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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Hi iam having lower abdominal pain that comes and go on both sides i fill like i need to vomit I am filling very sick do I go to the e.R

Hi iam having lower abdominal pain that comes and go on both sides i fill like i need to vomit I am filling very sick do I go to the e.R

Yes!: If you feel very sick, have lower abdominal pain, think you will vomit, and are 18, appendicitis is very possible. At this time of year, there are many new bacteria and viruses that can cause symptoms just like appendicitis, called "mesenteric adenitis." a cat scan can help sort things out ... If your pain is not getting worse, and you are not vomiting, you could wait to see urgent care in am. ...Read more

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Burning lower abdominal pain that doesn't dissipate after I go, along with sharp lower left abdominal pain that comes and goes, possibly crohn's?

Burning lower abdominal pain that doesn't dissipate after I go, along with sharp lower left abdominal pain that comes and goes, possibly crohn's?

Possibly: You should definitely consult your primary care physician. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are definitely on the list, however there are are conditions that could do this as well. Based on lab tests, stool tests, a physical exam, and possibly some imaging, your doctors will decide whether you need a colonoscopy, which is a more definitive test for chronic inflammation in the bowel. ...Read more

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What causes lower right abdominal pain that comes and goes?

What causes lower right abdominal pain that comes and goes?

Many reasons: The pain in lower abdomen which comes ang goes need to be evaluated by your doctor.There can be gas, constipation, kidney stones, etc. You should get evaluated and may need a consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have lower left abdominal pain that comes and goes has been happening for over three days. The pain is sharp and goes on for about an hour. ?

Ovarian: A very likely possibility is your ovary...If you're 5-15 days past your last period, ovulation can cause pain, or a lingering ovarian cyst. This is just one possibility though so go get it checked out promptly if it gets worse or doesn't go away! ...Read more

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I've been having slight lower right abdominal pain that comes and goes. Possibilities?

Many many: Possibilities. Appendicitis, crohn's ileitis, diverticulitis, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, colon obstruction, gastroenteritis, mesenteric adenitis, meckel's diverticulitis duodenal ulcer, or even cancer to name most common causes. In women, ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, ectopic pregnancy, uterine fibroids, ovarian cancer. So you need to see a doctor who can figure it out for you. ...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