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Mild Cramping On Right Side Of Lower Abdomen
I'm having a cramping pain in my lower abdomen. I also am having severe pains in my left side. Advice?
You need to be seen: Unfortunately it is not possible to diagnose you by email without MUCH more information. Please go to a clinic or at least get a live consult to try to sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more
How long after taking EC should "symptoms" including mild cramping and "butterflies" in lower abdomen stop?
You may be pregnant.: Butterflies in your stomach sound like you may be pregnant. If you haven't checked yet a urine pregnancy test or go to see a doctor immediately. Emergency contraception only works about 70% of the time since it only works if you take it in your cycle before you've ovulated. It also doesn't work well for a woman with a BMI greater than 25 ...Read more
How long after you take EC should "symptoms" including mild cramping and "butterflies" sensations in lower abdomen stop?
Emergency contracept: You are describing symptom of uterine cramping which are side effects of emergency contraception pills. The way EC works is to induce a menstrual period within 12-24 hours of taking the medication which is high dose progesterone. The decline in the progesterone level causes the uterine lining to shed. It is not unusual to have cramping at 48 hours. ...Read more
351/2 weeks. I've had mild cramping in lower abdomen and back that turned so painful it woke me up last night. Now it comes and goes. Is this normal?
11 days post-vasectomy. 2 days ago, developed lasting, cramp-like pain on both sides of lower abdomen. Doesn't seem normal. Help appreciated.?
Here are some...: At this time, nothing could be done for post-vasectomy-related ache & pain but understanding and accepting to cope with it, that is, time and patience plus judicious use of effective pain killers is the most reasonable way to follow as long as slowly yet surely getting better day by day. If worsening or unbearable, seek timely evaluation & counseling so to see something could be done now. Sorry! ...Read more
Having spotting for 4 days now mid cycle. Accompanied by some mild cramping/pinching feeling lower abdomen. Why is this happening?
Difficult to say: Some women do have some breakthrough bleeding due to fluctuations in hormones. If it bothers you, you could consider birth control pills as they help to regulate your period. Sometimes extremes of weight (thin/heavy) can lead to this, as well as problems with thyroid. I would wait a few cycles, though and see if it continues. If so, then see md. Or consider the birth control pill. ...Read more
I had sex with my boyfriend and after he ejaculated inside of me I suddenly got some cramping/pain on the left side lower abdomen. What could that be?
Could be coincidenta: L or the effect of the ejaculate;which has in substances, prostaglandins that could cause uterine contractions. ...Read more
Is this cramping mid-cycle normal? Please help! Hi, I have a normal 28 to 30 day cycle. I don't usually experience many symptoms mid-cycle, but this month im extremely fatigued, cramping (starting on my lower left side them my entire lower abdomen, simila
The: The symptoms could be from ovulation, and possibly an ovarian cyst. An ovarian cyst can cause pressure and achy back. Ovarian cyst discomfort is usually relieved on its own. If your period is late, then take a pregnancy test. Your symptoms will probably otherwise resolve but if they don't then it would be reasonable to see your doctor for these symptoms. ...Read more
My lower abdomen hurts/cramps mildly everytime I eat. I also burp every 15-20 minutes and have mild but persistent gas. This is the third day.
I have a sharp, burning pain in my lower abdomen that kinda feels like PMS cramps but only on left side, and a sharp pain that goes up to my ribs.
Sharp pain: It is difficult to diagnose or give advice without full physical exam. Please consult the pcp. ...Read more
3ws post endo lap, severe waves of cramps turned into constant pain in lower abdomen, hard & tender right of navel, lower pain alternating sides?
5 days late. Sore breasts. Cramping once in awhile in the lower abdomen or sometimes on one side. Can't get comfortable anymore at night. Am I preg?
Pregnancy test: Typically early pregnancy is not painful, typically does not lateralize. Sounds like early pregnancy with change in periods and breast tenderness. Needs a pregnancy test (preferably serum HCG) and if positive, consider pelvic ultrasound to rule tubal pregnancy since pain is an issue. ...Read more
Not cramps, not prego, pain in lower abdominal next to pelvis feels like ovaries. Sharp stabbing pain in both sides plus light spotting for 2 weeks?
See MD: This could be due to several reasons ranging from ovarian cysts to infection to non GYN. It is best evaluated by your Clinician. ...Read more
Severe ABD pain = ER: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more
Just about: Anything. Your symptom is too vague for me to give you accurate information. Onset, location, radiation, duration, associated symptoms, aggravating factors, relieving factors are important to include in your description, in order to be as accurate or at least narrow the possibilities as much as possible. ...Read more
Swelling: When your tampon is full, the vagina (which is made of elastic tissue) is stretching and the stretch receptors in the vagina can cause cramping and an achy type of pain. While this is common, it is annoying. There's no harm that you're doing, rather it's just a sign that you need to change the tampon. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Whenever I am running at around half a mile I get extremely bad cramps in the lower abdomen. What may this be from?
Stitch: If it is just under your ribcage, it is commonly referred to as a "stitch". It is a spasbm of your diaphragm muscle which you use to breath. Many people press on the area to help it go away. Best to stop and walk until it passes. As you continue to run on a regular basis this should pass. Good Luck. (USAT Level I coach) ...Read more
What is causing theses cramps now for the 4th day? Woke up&my back&my thighs r hurting me. Cramps r the worse in my lower abdomen. I can't move. Help!
Unlikely from a back: Problem and more likely from another reason like gastrointestinal, renal or kidney or reproductive. Even possibility of infection. See your doctor now. ...Read more
I have been having a recurring sharp pain followed by cramps on my lower abdomen, it's been a week now. The pain seems to worsen when I am sitting down or pressed for the loo. Is there cause for concern?
Abdominal pain: Yes! If this is recurrent, I would be concerned. You must not ignore these symptoms and be seen. ...Read more
Sharp pains: With SHARP Pains, you should call your Dr who knows you best or get into an Urgicare center to be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
GI virus: You may have eaten something to cause the discomfort and having a bowel movement will help you get it out of your system. Otherwise you may have constipation. If that is the case eat dried fruit such as apricots and prunes and see if that naturally resolves your issues. Drink plenty of water and see your doctor if it does not resolve in a the next few days. ...Read more