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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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My mom is having a left lower abdominal pain that radiates to her back. Any idea what it is?

My mom is having a left lower abdominal pain that radiates to her back. Any idea what it is?

Maybe diverticulitis: This is an inflammation of the colon due to little pockets that stick out the sides. Very common, and severity ranges from mild to life threatening. Should probably have her see her doctor. ...Read more

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I have lower right abdominal pain that radiates to my back and sometimes my hip, it ranges from mild to severe but is always present, it started week or so ago, what are some common causes of this kind of pain?

I have lower right abdominal pain that radiates to my back and sometimes my hip, it ranges from mild to severe but is always present, it started week or so ago, what are some common causes of this kind of pain?

Causes: Possibilities include kidney stone, right sided pelvic pathology, appendicitis and nerve discomfort due to pressure on a nerve root from a disc in the spine. If a rash appears, shingles would be likely. Since the discomfort is severe and persistent, see your Physician for evaluation. Appropriate tests will be ordered to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a deviated coccyx abt 1cm cause severe lower left right abdominal pain that radiates to lower back? I'm a new mom and suffering from 4 months.

Lower back pain: Very unlike;y to be the case of this pain. A mild deviation of the coccyx is unlikely to cause pain and if it does it would be in the buttocks in the perirectal region. ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal pain, radiates to back and front of thigh. Constant sharp throbbing pain. Alleviates slightly when lay on left side.?

Need Medical Checkup: Any pain in the abdomen which persists and is getting worse requires you to have a medical examination by your physician. If you have fever along with pain, then it is more urgent to see a doctor today. You may go to an ER unless your doctor can see you in his/her office today. Good luck. ...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?

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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Lower back and lower abdominal pain that radiates down legs. Low left ab sharp pain (like something's there) and goes down leg. What could it be?

Lower back and lower abdominal pain that radiates down legs. Low left ab sharp pain (like something's there) and goes down leg. What could it be?

Pelvic pain?: This sounds like something is compressing on your sacral nerves internally, or perhaps chronic nerve damage from the previous Caesarean section surgery. I suggest you see both an OB and pain specialist to pinpoint what this could be ...Read more

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Iv had lower abdominal pain for a while that comes and goes and now it radiated to the right lower back side. Its a weird stabing pain?

Iv had lower abdominal pain for a while that comes and goes and now it radiated to the right lower back side. Its a weird stabing pain?

Possibilities: In your lower abdomen you have part of the colon, your appendix, bladder, uterus, ovary and tubes from the kidney. All under different circumstances can cause your symptoms. Childbearing age could be ovulation or pregnancy; colon could be Irritable Bowel or inflammatory process; a grumbling appendix; a lower abdominal mass. You need a through general medical and gynecological examination ...Read more

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I have severe lower abdominal pain right and left that radiates to my lower back. My coccyx is deviated abt 1cm. Can this be the cause of my pain?

Unrelated: Problems w/the coccyx aka tailbone would not cause abdominal pain. I suggest you see your gynecologist or primary care doctor to get to the bottom of this. There are so many possible causes that it really requires a thorough history, physical exam+/-lab+/-radiology tests to diagnose this problem. ...Read more

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I have intense left lower back and left lower abdominal pain, what do you recommend?

Could be: Constipation or diverticular disease. If you have a fever and pain and are not constipated, go to your doctor today or er. Acute complicated diverticulitis can be a medical emergency. Don't wait to see if it's getting better. ...Read more

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Having lower abdominal pain that goes to the lower back everytime I sit or stand up. What could it be?

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort 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? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what testing have you had? ...Read more

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I almost got into a fight. And hours later started to feel lower abdominal pain that irradiates to the left side of my lower back.?

Hard to tell: Your story is difficult to figure out. You didn't physically get in a fight so I don't think that this is muscular pain. Please contact your pmd so that you can be examined if these symptoms can be further examined. ...Read more

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I have been having lower abdominal pain. My urinalysis came back with a blo large and leu ur trace. What does this mean?

I have been having lower abdominal pain. My urinalysis came back with a blo large and leu ur trace. What does this mean?

Out of Context: Please, you must understand there are limits to internet medicine. If your physician is not diagnosing you or explaining the results of your tests then you need a new physician. These statements from a urinalysis report are out of context and missing a lot of other information in the report. Please direct this specific question to the physician who ordered the test. ...Read more

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Been having lower abdominal pain and hasn't gone away for two months and the doctors cant figure out what's worng cause the test come back neg?

Need second opinion?: There are no perfect tests & few perfect doctors. Most practitioners want you to candidly share your concerns so as to best direct you appropriately. If for any reason you didn't hit it off ideally with your first GI doctor, or you just want confirmation of his/her opinion, then by all means please check with another GI specialist & pursue further studies. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left) and back pain (side: lower). The following also describes me: Abdominal pain (all over). Wha...

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left) and back pain (side: lower). The following also describes me: Abdominal pain (all over). Wha...

Unclear, but...: The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events among all symptoms are not clear enough to deduce right answer to your concern. But, something can be done correctly by following instruction/suggestion described in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Yet, clinically, one needs to consider some disorders in regional muscles, joints, or nerves at least. Best... ...Read more

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I had lower abdominal pain before my period this month, when it came, the pain is gone. Now my period is finished, the pain is back.?

I had lower abdominal pain before my period this month, when it came, the pain is gone. Now my period is finished, the pain is back.?

Need an examination: There are many causes for lower abdominal pain. It may be due to a pelvic condition such as an ovarian cyst, PID, endometriosis or possibly a non-gynecological cause. With this type of symptom you need to see a physician for an exam, including a pelvic exam, to diagnose the cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Severe lower abdominal pain last night and pressure in lower back and pressure I n anal area what could it be I couldn't barely walk?

Severe lower abdominal pain last night and pressure in lower back and pressure I n anal area what could it be I couldn't barely walk?

Sounds: Like it could be a fecal impaction. If you have been constipated, you could have a "plug" of stool in your rectum putting pressure on ligaments that attach to your lower back and sphincter. Try a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or glycerine suppositories, but if not relieved with a bowel movement, need to see your doctor and have a physical and rectal exam and let him then decide on further work up if indicated. ...Read more

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25/f/i'm having mod to severe r side pain which extends straight to my back. Also having intermittent severe lower abdominal pain which causes nausea?

See your doctor: Isabella I would recommend seeing your doctor because there are several potential causes and some can be serious. Some possibilities include gall bladder disease, pancreatitis although there are many others.. If your pain tends to be worse after eating especially meals with fat this is consistent with gall bladder disease. Seek medical evaluation immediately in the case of yellow skin or fever. ...Read more

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I'm 33 weeks and 5 days pregnant and I'm having really bad lower abdominal pain. Pain goes away and comes back every 1 minute or 2. What should I do?

I'm 33 weeks and 5 days pregnant and I'm having really bad lower abdominal pain. Pain goes away and comes back every 1 minute or 2. What should I do?

Pregnant: Without delay you must contact the Gynecologist! If you cannot be seen by the doctor (unlikely) you should have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will make certain that you will be seen by a Gynecologist almost immediately. ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain which started on the right side. Also dull pain on right side of my lower back. Ultrasound showed nothing. What can it be?

I have lower abdominal pain which started on the right side. Also dull pain on right side of my lower back. Ultrasound showed nothing. What can it be?

More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder. Us can miss small stones and there are other gallbladder pathologies. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? ...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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Hi, I am sandhya. I am pregnant of about 5 weeks and I am suffering from severe lower abdominal pain, back and waist since from the time of pregnancy?

Hi, I am sandhya. I am pregnant of about 5 weeks and I am suffering from severe lower abdominal pain, back and waist since from the time of pregnancy?

Musculoskeletal: Twenties pregnant female w. Abdominal, back, and waist pain concerned. Obstetritian must eval inter-prelvic tissue disorder. If none found then concern for pregnancy-related musculoskeletal disorder. During pregnancy relaxin hormone secreted and loosens pelvic ligaments, which strains pelvic and spine joints. Spanx and sij belts can help. Gentle aquatherapy to strengthen low back muscles. ...Read more

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I have a paragaurd IUD and have lower abdominal pain and lower back pain?

I have a paragaurd IUD and have lower abdominal pain and lower back pain?

Could be infection: Check out the usual symptoms and if still not better must see your doctor that put the iud in for you
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Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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