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Possible that pinching pulling feeling in lower abdomen could be only pregnancy sign?

Possible that pinching pulling feeling in lower abdomen could be only pregnancy sign?

That isn't a typical: Sx. Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy >. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

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


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Lotion like discharge, heavy pulling feeling in lower abdomen, some cramping, headache, fatigue, 3 days late period, negative pregnancy tests. Pregnant?

Lotion like discharge, heavy pulling feeling in lower abdomen, some cramping, headache, fatigue, 3 days late period, negative pregnancy tests. Pregnant?

Depends: If you had unprotected sex since your last period, you should repeat the pregnancy test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Pulling feeling lower abdomen from bladder to belly button. No pain. Negative blood/urine, got period. What's the pulling feeling?

Pulling feeling lower abdomen from bladder to belly button. No pain. Negative blood/urine, got period. What's the pulling feeling?

Possibly urachal: Urachus is a fetal remnant connecting bladder to umbilicus. This can sometimes be in form of a urachal cyst. Other possibilities include bowel adhesion/s or a "meckel's diverticulum. This is a small bowel diverticulum which can be attached to belly button. One of these could account for your symptom. An abdominal ultrasound could be considered if this is really bothering you. ...Read more

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Is pulling/stretching feeling in lower right abdomen/overy a sign or early pregnancy symptoms? And sometimes occassionally on the left side?

Is pulling/stretching feeling in lower right abdomen/overy a sign or early pregnancy symptoms? And sometimes occassionally on the left side?

Normal and common: I'm afraid it's too common to be specific: in other words, can't say it's good or bad - but it is normal. The only reliable pregnancy sign before a missed period is a positive test. Best of luck next few days! ...Read more

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Getting an odd pulling/spasm feeling in my lower left abdomen without pain. Happens often when standing, sometime every couple mins. Should I see MD?

Getting an odd pulling/spasm feeling in my lower left abdomen without pain. Happens often when standing, sometime every couple mins. Should I see MD?

Possible hernia, or: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize organ (s) involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea/vomiting, altered stooling, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination/blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Risk factors? If severe get help now ...Read more

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Buzzing feeling in lower abdomen comes and goes. What can it be?

Buzzing feeling in lower abdomen comes and goes. What can it be?

Iliac tortuosity: Buzzing suggests turbulence, but of what? Blood flow turbulence called a bruit creates a "buzz." tortuosity or aneurysmal dilation of the pelvic arteries (iliac) may create said audible buzzing. Ct abdomen/pelvis would rule out said issues... But have an md auscultate your abdomen... ...Read more

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What is gas like feeling in lower abdomen. Like pulsing?

What is gas like feeling in lower abdomen. Like pulsing?

Could be gas: Most likely spasm as gas passing through, maybe even kidney/ureteral stone.
Pain? Bleeding? Fever? Duration? Bowel habit? Urinary issues? Back pain? Constant or comes and goes?
Other factors like previous surgery, inflammatory/gyn issues could lead to adhesions (internal scars) which can cause issues. Hernias?
Ongoing, acute, above factors, or other issues- see your doc. ...Read more

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I'm a 31 year old woman who have been experiencing a pulse feeling in lower abdomen. Its off and on. What is this?

I'm a 31 year old woman who have been experiencing a pulse feeling in lower abdomen. Its off and on. What is this?

May be normal: THis may simply be a normal artery like the aorta. This can be felt in thin people or in those without thick or big abdominal muscles. If you are concerned see a doctor, certainly see one if there is any pain associated. A simple ultrasound can give you the annswer ...Read more

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Menopausal. Spotting for a wk - sometimes enough to need a pad. Today, heavy feeling in lower abdomen?

Menopausal. Spotting for a wk - sometimes enough to need a pad. Today, heavy feeling in lower abdomen?

Needs evaluation: You need to contact your GYN, most likely the work up will be benign, but these symptoms should not be ignored. Best Wishes ...Read more

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Gnawing intermittent pain in hip and groin are, mainly at rest. Odd feeling in lower abdomen.?

Gnawing intermittent pain in hip and groin are, mainly at rest. Odd feeling in lower abdomen.?

May be hip joint: It is common for hip pain to hurt in the groin. If your pain extends into the abdomen it could be an abdominal problem causing radiation to the groin. You will need to see a doctor to get a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am a female. I have a constant heavy feeling in lower abdomen, sharp pain on the right side during sex and lower back pain?

I am a female. I have a constant heavy feeling in lower abdomen, sharp pain on the right side during sex and lower back pain?

Right SIJ disorder: ? why right low back pain, "heavy lower abdomen feeling" & dyspaerunia. Unifying disorder might be right sacroiliac joint hypermobility disorder, which can be associated with IBS and/or refer pain to the mid-pelvis. During sex in the missionary position, the femur leverages this joint arousing subluxation and pain generation. ...Read more

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I have a pain on my lower abdomen like its pulling me it comrs and goes?

I have a pain on my lower abdomen like its pulling me it comrs and goes?

Need more info: What you describe could be anything from muscle strain to hernia to menstrual cycle related to irritable bowel and other bowel problems It would help to know your age, what makes your symptom better or worse, the frequency of occurrence and how long the symptom stays when it occurs. You might want to set up a virtual formal consult to better answer your questions. I am Dr. Theresa Henderson. ...Read more

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I'm getting gurgling feeling in my lower abdomen? What is causing it plz?

Need more informatio: Could be anything and could be nothing. Would need more information about your symptoms ...Read more

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I burnt my lower abdomen three years ago and to this day have no feeling down there Would I be able to get that area removed With out costing a lot?

I burnt my lower abdomen three years ago and to this day have no feeling down there Would I be able to get that area removed With out costing a lot?

A dermatologist: Will give you an opinion as to the risk/benefit of such a procedure. Sorry for the burn but glad you are otherwise healthy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm 25 years of age yesterday I got a pain on my lower abdomen and it's pulling painfully it does this for 2 seconds and goes away I had it twice only?

Lower abdominal pain: Could be gas, or nerve/muscle irritation. In the lower abdomen consider constipation, UTI, ovarian issues, vaginitis, muscle strain even sciatica (but you are young for that-unless gymnast) if recur or persists follow up with doc ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower abdomen and a tingly feeling in my penis what could this be?

Could it be love?: OK, not, but might be an after effect--urethritis or other STD might cause symptoms you mention. If any discharge / fevers / other symptoms, definitely should see your Dr for evaluation and share details, so proper testing can be done. ...Read more

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I am 65 and feel heaviness and pulling in lower abdomen?

I am 65 and feel heaviness and pulling in lower abdomen?

See your doc: Could be anything from poor muscle tone, a hernia, or internal organ issues, such as gyn related problems, colon problems. Some might be serious, especially if ignored. See your doc, get examined. ...Read more

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Everytime I cough, I get a vibrating feeling in my lower abdomen what is this?

See below: It coulld be a number of things, none of which are typically serious. This should stop on it's own. If it doesn't, or if it worsens, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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I have this fluttery, twitchy feeling in my lower abdomen. What could be the cause? Preg tests are negative

I have this fluttery, twitchy feeling in my lower abdomen. What could be the cause? Preg tests are negative

Hard to say: Hi KCastillo,
Sorry to hear you have been so worried. At the moment, we really need more detailed information to be able to give you a good answer to your question. Can you try to clarify exactly what you mean by "fluttery, twitchy" and maybe give a little more context as to how this all started? Any other details such as duration of symptoms, any pain or discomfort, severity, etc? Thank you ...Read more

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I have a feeling that the left lower abdomen has gone to sleep? It does this occasionally. What would this be?

I have a feeling that the left lower abdomen has gone to sleep? It does this occasionally. What would this be?

Check your back: Numbness in the abdominal wall if often related to the superficial nerves which most often related to possible disc in the back. However, trauma, exhaustion during exercise which affect the muscle group in that area could be the reason. If it is down further in the groin, an inguinal hernia could be the cause. You need to be checked by a physician to determin the etiology based on presentation. ...Read more

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I'm 8 weeks gestational age. I just started feeling light shooting pains in my lower abdomen. What could this be.

I'm 8 weeks gestational age. I just started feeling light shooting pains in my lower abdomen. What could this be.

Not sure: If you are having pain during pregnancy it is probably best to be evaluated in person with your doctor. A sonogram can be done to confirm you have a normal pregnancy located inside the uterus. ...Read more

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I am having a fluttering feeling in my lower abdomen it will start and then stop. This has been occurring for a couple days now. What could this be?

I am having a fluttering feeling in my lower abdomen it will start and then stop. This has been occurring for a couple days now. What could this be?

Vague: Hard to say without a history and exam. Has this occurred before. Are there certain foods, beverages, supplements, meds, activities that may bring this on. Keep a journal and note when this occurs and what you might have eaten, etc. Prior. ...Read more

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On and off lower abdomen cramps, feeling tou want to poops, what is this?

Diet: I suspect that this is some dietary factor that makes you feel like you want to go; try eliminating lactose from your diet; try a probiotic daily; experiment with your diet and see what works for you;. ...Read more

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Is it a symptom of menapause to get an uncomfortable feeling in the lower abdomen?

No: Menopause doesn't cause lower abdominal discomfort. Multiple different issues can cause that and issues that can occur around the time of menopause can cause some discomfort but menopause itself does not cause uncomfortable feelings. ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy yesterday with a biopsy. I am feeling mild discomfort and pain in my lower abdomen. Is this normal after such procedure?

I had a colonoscopy yesterday with a biopsy. I am feeling mild discomfort and pain in my lower abdomen. Is this normal after such procedure?

Not unusual.: It would not be unusual to feel off the day after a colonoscopy, either from the procedure itself or from the anesthetic. Today might be a wash, but if you're still not right tomorrow then you may want to let your Gastroenterologist know. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling fluttering and twinges in my lower abdomen-16 sexually active female?

Why am I feeling fluttering and twinges in my lower abdomen-16 sexually active female?

16yr old/sexual: There are several possibilities. Are you practicing safe sex and are you on birth control pills? The question is whether or not you have a sexually transmitted disease, a pregnancy or some other disorder. You need to be medically evaluated. If you continue to have sex, please be sure you learn all about being safe. If you cannot see a doctor call Planned Parenthood. ...Read more

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Had a csection 5 wks ago I feel a pulling sensation in my lower abdomen is that normal?

Had a csection 5 wks ago I feel a pulling sensation in my lower abdomen is that normal?

Yes: As the uterus contracts down to its usual size the round ligaments are pulling to get it smaller ...Read more

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Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen. Could it be a tumor?

Strange, tight, pulling sensation in lower abdomen. Could it be a tumor?

Probably not: A tumor would not be the first thing I would think of. Best to see your pcp to have physical and find the cause. ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in lower abdomen, lower back and in crotch. Please please help me! :- (?

Feeling lots of pain in lower abdomen, lower back and in crotch. Please please help me! :- (?

Pelvic & Lower Back: Problems can present in this region. Worth having your doctor take a look at you, ask more questions, and examine you. Good luck! Kidney stone? Dehydrated? Drinking enough fluids? ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes get this warm/oven/heat feeling in my lower abdomen? There is no pain, just a hot warmth. It's a once a month thing.

Why do I sometimes get this warm/oven/heat feeling in my lower abdomen? There is no pain, just a hot warmth. It's a once a month thing.

If u are: A female, it may be related to changes just prior to menses. Otherwise it could be a sensation without a good medical explanation. ...Read more

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Its been 7 weeks since my C-section and I just recently started feeling what seems to be baby kicks in my lower abdomen... What is this?

Its been 7 weeks since my C-section and I just recently started feeling what seems to be baby kicks in my lower abdomen... What is this?

Depends: If you resume intercourse not long after your c section then it could be another pregnancy. However, it might also be gas. In addition many patient get shock like sensations from the nerves cut during the c section being irritated by the new scar tissue. ...Read more