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I am experiencing side pain, tender abdomen, lower abdominal pain (side: right), generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (severity:. ..

I am experiencing side pain, tender abdomen, lower abdominal pain (side: right), generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (severity:. ..

E.R. checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. The Emergency Room doctor can check now. Somebody else should drive. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: throbbing sensation), bloating or abdominal fullness and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Tender abdomen, Lower abdominal pain, Su

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: throbbing sensation), bloating or abdominal fullness and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Tender abdomen, Lower abdominal pain, Su

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more

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I recently had unprotected sex the day after ovulation. Still waiting on my period but I drank some wine & my lower belly feels hard. Am I pregnant?

I recently had unprotected sex the day after ovulation. Still waiting on my period but I drank some wine & my lower belly feels hard. Am I pregnant?

Maybe (not): Unprotected sex is best way to get pregnant. However, it's probably too soon for your lower belly to feel hard from pregnancy. Best way to answer your question is to take pregnancy test when you're late. If you want to avoid getting pregnant, then use at least one form of contraception; two if you want to avoid pregnancy & sexually transmitted infections. And don't drink if you want to get pregnan ...Read more

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What can cause back pain and mild lower abdominal pain 7 days after ovulation?

What can cause back pain and mild lower abdominal pain 7 days after ovulation?

Astute observation: 22y fem reports "low back pain & lower abdominal pain 7 days after ovulation". This is the time for egg implantation & secretion of Relaxin, the hormone that loosens pelvic girdle ligaments. Pelvic girdle pain, often refers to mid-pelvis and low back, manifests about this time. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, an inherited condition found in about 20% women, magnifies this phenomenon. ...Read more

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I have heavy lower back pain, lower abdominal pain it feels like I have a huge bubble in my lower belly.

You need an exam: By your internist or you need to go to the emergency room if this suddenly gets worse. ...Read more

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Hi there. I am 24 weeks pregnant and have lower abdominal pain and discomfort, and pressure in pelvis area, could this be ligament pain?

Hi there. I am 24 weeks pregnant and have lower abdominal pain and discomfort, and pressure in pelvis area, could this be ligament pain?

Pregnant abd pain: Please cal you doctor today could be a urinary infection which needs treatment, or premature labor or an abruption. Call your doctor as soon as possible and be seen in an ER or doctors office today ...Read more

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Can a pulmonary function test be done safely with a patient with ruptured ovarion cyst and lower abdominal pain with free fluid in the pelvis?

Certainly: The required deep inspiration during the test may be limited by the abdominal pain. If a restrictive pattern is seen, this should be suspected. If you can blow out b-day candles really really hard, then no problem. ...Read more

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I'm 16, and I ovulated on the 8th of this month. I've been getting light pain radiating from right to left on my lower abdomen. No sex.

I'm 16, and I ovulated on the 8th of this month. I've been getting light pain radiating from right to left on my lower abdomen. No sex.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Did have unprotected sex 9 days ago when I was ovulating now today I am having sharp achy pains in my lower abdomen?

Did have unprotected sex 9 days ago when I was ovulating now today I am having sharp achy pains in my lower abdomen?

STD: You should make sure that you have not contracted any of the sexually transmitted diseases (stds). You should see your primary care for a full examination and possible laboratory test. Your symptoms may be the result of unprotected sex. When you get better, never never never have unprotected sex again. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex while fertile an ovulating an ever since been having pains in my lower abdomen?

Infection?: There is not enough information here to respond. But, pain after a sexual encounter is not normal or expected and makes me first wonder if there is an infection. ...Read more

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I usually feel pain when I'm ovulating. This month my left lower abdomen is in pain for a week. My cornual ruptured in feb. Should I be concerned?

I usually feel pain when I'm ovulating. This month my left lower abdomen is in pain for a week. My cornual ruptured in feb. Should I be concerned?

If the pain is gone: It is unlikely that it is anything serious if the pain resolved spontaneously but it would be worth mentioning it to the doctor who cared for you in Feb. ...Read more

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I ovulated 4 days ago and I currently have cramps in my lower abdomen. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby so I am not sure what it is?

I ovulated 4 days ago and I currently have cramps in my lower abdomen. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby so I am not sure what it is?

May need Dr.'s exam: A young and healthy woman can have an irregular period, cramping, or other menstrual symptoms once in a while. If the symptoms are brief, plus she returns to normal quickly, and then has normal periods after that, it's not too worrisome. A primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor should evaluate if a patient gets prolonged, recurrent, or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex may 9, 10 ovulated 5/12, mestrl 5/24 only for 3 days very light, next ovl 6/8 if I did ovte, pregcy symts feel pain on right side lower abdomen. Hpt neg. Any chance of still being preg?

Unprotected sex may 9, 10 ovulated 5/12, mestrl 5/24 only for 3 days very light, next ovl 6/8 if I did ovte, pregcy symts feel pain on right side lower abdomen. Hpt neg. Any chance of still being preg?

Depends: If your last unprotected sex was before the period (light), and an hpt was negative after that; then you are not likely to be pregnant, if you did the test correctly. If you still have doubt, you could repeat the pregnancy test; use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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I missed my perion but I ovulated and feel alot of lower abdominal pain?

I missed my perion but I ovulated and feel alot of lower abdominal pain?

Menses: If you missed your period do a preg test. Either result you should make an appointment to see your doc. ...Read more

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I feel sharp pain in lower abdomen which is on and off. Tingling pain in left breast. Today is 9 days post ovulation. Ttc. What could be the causes?

I feel sharp pain in lower abdomen which is on and off. Tingling pain in left breast. Today is 9 days post ovulation. Ttc. What could be the causes?

Urine preg test!: If you are pregnant the answer is narrowed down to complications of early pregnancy. If you are not pregnant then take your temperature, monitor all my symptoms in a journal and wait and see. I would call my doc too. .. To let him/her know things are off. ...Read more

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Having twinges in lower abdomen 7 days post ovulation?

No worries.: It can happen, in some women a rupture of a tiny ovarian cyst can cause some discomfort but it almost always spontaneously resolves. ...Read more

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I'm ttc, I'm 1 week after ovulation, having pain in right side in lower abdomen could be that implantation?

Not Implantation: Implantation has no symptoms. So, absolutely not. The pain is something else. ...Read more

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I'm 14 days after ovulation and I've been feeling dull aches in my abdomen sides and lower back and a little bit of heartburn could I be pregnant?

I'm 14 days after ovulation and I've been feeling dull aches in my abdomen sides and lower back and a little bit of heartburn could I be pregnant?

See below: You could be pregnant or the discomfort may be your menses coming on. If you are pregnant that would not be the cause of your symptoms since a 1-2 week old fetus
is too tiny to cause abdominal or back pain. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, at 16th day after ovulation is it possible for implantation or it is too late? Because I feel a cramp & pain in my lower abdomen on 16th

Hello doctor, at 16th day after ovulation is it possible for implantation or it is too late? Because I feel a cramp & pain in my lower abdomen on 16th

Possible: If you are 16 days after ovulation and do not have a period, either you are pregnant or ovulation was not at the expected time. Usually a woman will get a period within 12-14 days after ovulation. So check a pregnancy test to be sure! ...Read more

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now 3 days after ovulation I experience a sharp pain in my lower abdomen. Very tired and bloated and light headed and feeling very hot. Pregnant????

now 3 days after ovulation I experience a sharp pain in my lower abdomen. Very tired and bloated and light headed and feeling very hot. Pregnant????

Only your egg knows: First things first. Had sex in the past week with a virile man? I know, silly question right, but trust me...it's almost like the person who can't get their computer to run. First question by tech support always is, "Is it plugged in? " Assuming Step 1 is a check, Step 2: RULE OF THUMB. You can virtually NEVER know if you're pregnant UNTIL you've missed your expected period. See 'ya in 11-12 days ...Read more

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Bloating, heaviness lower abdomen, pelvis post ovulation with frequent urge to pee, cramps right side pelvis, h/o sex using pull out near ovulation. Cause?

Bloating, heaviness lower abdomen, pelvis post ovulation with frequent urge to pee, cramps right side pelvis, h/o sex using pull out near ovulation. Cause?

? infection: Some of your symptoms could be caused by an infection. It is best for you to get an eval and some testing to assess for an infection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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19 th day after ovulation. HPT was negative. Cervical mucus is watery and feeling cramps at the lower abdomen. Am I pregnant or anything serious?

19 th day after ovulation. HPT was negative. Cervical mucus is watery and feeling cramps at the lower abdomen. Am I pregnant or anything serious?

Not pregnant: 19 days post ovulation with a negative pregnancy test means that you are not pregnant. You should schedule a visit to discuss your abnormal vaginal discharge and irregular periods ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus (belly button) from one side of the abdomen ...Read more