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I've been getting sharp pains in my left side of abdomen mainly from the middle downwards. Do you know what is causing this please?

I've been getting sharp pains in my left side of abdomen mainly from the middle downwards. Do you know what is causing this please?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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I'm 31 yr old f, bm is always hard & similar to giving birth. Before bm, i get sharp pains on left side of abdomen that stop me in my tracks in tears.?

I'm 31 yr old f, bm is always hard & similar to giving birth. Before bm, i get sharp pains on left side of abdomen that stop me in my tracks in tears.?

Chronic constipation: This is not normal and certainly does not sound comfortable. Miralax is a nice gentle over the counter treatment you can try. You may consider seeing a GI doctor too to help improve your bowel function. Dr. Andrew shea is in your area near keller and he is excellent. ...Read more

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I had loop excision of the cervix procedure 2 days ago and I am experiencing aches and stabbing pains down left side of abdomen and groin.

I had loop excision of the cervix procedure 2 days ago and I am experiencing aches and stabbing pains down left side of abdomen and groin.

See a doctor : Leep surgery is a simple procedure on the outside of your cervix not inside your abdomen or pelvis. If you are experiencing sharp stabbing pain in an unrelated body part you need to be evaluated by a doctor to see what else could be going on. ...Read more

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I'll be 35 weeks pregnant tomorrow & have been active all day now i'm getting sharp ripping like pains on my lower left side abdomen?

I'll be 35 weeks pregnant tomorrow & have been active all day now i'm getting sharp ripping like pains on my lower left side abdomen?

CALL YOUR OB NOW !!!: U shoudl have already called you ob, u need evaluation, if you were my pt i would send you staright to the labor room for evaluation, u need to make sure u are not in premature labor and everything is ok inside the uterus with the baby and placenat don't delay. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pains on the left side of the lower abdomen?

What can cause sharp pains on the left side of the lower abdomen?

Many things: Unfortunately, many problems can cause pain in that area. It could be from the abdominal wall being strained in that area. It could be from something going on with the ovary on that side. It could be from something going on with the colon or small intestine on the side. It could even be from a problem with the left kidney. If the pains are bothersome and frequent please seek help in person. ...Read more

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I'm 35wks and 1day and50 effacted and i'm having pains in my low left side of my abdomen could these be contractions?

I'm 35wks and 1day and50 effacted and i'm having pains in my low left side of my abdomen could these be contractions?

Talk with Ur doc: Please contact your OB & discuss your symptoms in detail. This issue may be something as simple as gas or signs of early labor. Good communication with your care team is very important at this stage to help recognize problems & stop early labor if possible. ...Read more

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I have cysts on my ovaries. I've been having sharp pains on the left lower side of my abdomen. Could it have anything to do with the cysts?

I have cysts on my ovaries. I've been having sharp pains on the left lower side of my abdomen. Could it have anything to do with the cysts?

Yes ovarian: Cysts can twist or leak blood and cause pain. But other causes such as kidney stones, diverticulitits, or even cancer. So it is best to have a doctor take a look at you. ...Read more