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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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I have lower abdominal pain in my right side and running a fever, is there a need for concern?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
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I have lower abdominal pain in my right side and running a fever, is there a need for concern?

Yes, it could : Be an emergency. Appendicitis, pelvic infection, kidney stones or infection, crohn's disease are some possibilities. You need to go to emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Ramon Colina
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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?

Dr. Ramon Colina
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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?

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. Mark Tosca
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Son had extreme lower abdominal pain. Couldnt stand up straight xray showed nothing pain was gone next morning hes acting normal running fever 2 days

Dr. Mark Tosca
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Son had extreme lower abdominal pain. Couldnt stand up straight xray showed nothing pain was gone next morning hes acting normal running fever 2 days

Question?: His age is an important factor. Strep throat often causes abdominal pain in children, even ear infections. We worry most about appendicitis in particular w/ right lower quadrant abdominal pain & fever. Plain x-rays aren't generally helpful to diagnose appendicitis. Appendicitis is common in the adolescent age group. If he has significant abdominal pain still he should be reevaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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I'm having very strong lower abdominal pain where it hurts so bad I fold over.  what could it be?

Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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I'm having very strong lower abdominal pain where it hurts so bad I fold over.  what could it be?

Go to the ER: Severe abdominal pain is always worrisome as there can be many possible causes, and some of them are very serious. Best to get to the emergency department of your nearest hospital to have this checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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What is causing right lower abdominal pain?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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What is causing right lower abdominal pain?

Many things: Constipation, diarrhea, viral illness, appendicitis, ovary condition, kidney stone, urinary bladder infection, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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My girlfriend is having terrible lower abdominal pain?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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My girlfriend is having terrible lower abdominal pain?

Severe abdominal: Pain warrants urgent medical evaluation to rule out a surgical abdomen. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

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Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

UTI stone retention: Neobladders are made of bowel, thus a full neobladder may feel like abdominal pain, especially if the pain is similar to bowel gas. Many patients need to self catheterize to empty their bladders, thus bladder may not be emptying if you try to urinate normally. You shoul thus have your post void bladder residual urine measured by scan or cath. Pain may also be due to bladder stones or a uti. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What to do if I have bad lower abdominal pain at night?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What to do if I have bad lower abdominal pain at night?

You can try ginger: to reduce discomfort. However, there really isn't enough info to have an good guess as to what is going on. If this is a chronic problem - then by all means, have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. John Fung
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What is the definition or description of: left lower abdominal pain?

Dr. John Fung
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What is the definition or description of: left lower abdominal pain?

Defined location: The abdominal cavity can be broken down into four quadrants, the division lines are the midline that divides the right from the left and a transverse line that is at the belly button. Within the left lower quadrant, lies the sigmoid colon (part of the large intestine), the left ovary (females), and the left kidney ureter. If abnormally enlarged, the lower part of the spleen can extend here. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Why would it be that my left lower abdominal pain is there?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Causes of : Left lower quadrant pain are commonly colon diverticulitis, ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, kidney stones or infection, constipation. But there are literally 100's of causes of abdominal pain, some of them serious or require immediate surgery. So get to a doctor quickly. ...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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