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My Girlfriend Is Having Terrible Lower Abdominal Pain
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
Call her doctor: If she doesnt have one, go to a walk-in clinic. If it is bad enough, go to an er. ...Read more
I was having terrible lower abdominal pain and went to poop, nothing happened, wiped, a lot of mucus followed by diarrhea. No insurance should I worry?
Diarrhea: If this is a one time episode probably some type of infectious diarrhea. Most of these are self limited and do not need to be seen. Fluids, immodium if needed or Pepto bismol. If you would get fever, marked pain and cramps especially with bloody diarrhea you should be checked. ...Read more
I am having terrible pains during my period back pain lower abdominal pain cramps ect what can I do to help with the pain?
My 14 year old daughter is having lower abdominal pain, bloating, vaginal discharge, and a terrible vagina odor. What could this be? This never happens.
See a Gyn : Abnormal , uncommon infection likely but here are several possibilities that must be clarified with exam, cultures, sometimes biopsies. ...Read more
My girlfriend is experiencing lower abdominal pain, low back pain when sitting, vomiting, headache, fatigue and urinating frequently but little. Help?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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