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Pain in stomach during sex no bleeding after just severe pain?

Pain in stomach during sex no bleeding after just severe pain?

Uterine movement: It could be movement of the uterus during intercourse. It is held in place by ligaments which can get stretched. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Severe stomach pains before eating, mild stomach pains after Eating,nausea,vomiting,severe migraines,irregular cycle,fatigue,pain in lower back?

Severe stomach pains before eating, mild stomach pains after Eating,nausea,vomiting,severe migraines,irregular cycle,fatigue,pain in lower back?

Fibromyalgia? : 23y female has low back pain, fatigue & functional/dysautonomia symptoms of migraine, IBS & pelvic organs. Chronic pain begets non-restorative sleep, depression & fatigue. A thorough medical exam is needed to rule out inflammatory, autoimmune & hormonal disorders. Absent explanatory findings, fibromyalgia becomes a concern. A unifying disorder might be Hypermobility Syndrome. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain during sex, painful menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual bleeding, fatigue and back pain. A dull ache in lower stomach ?

I am experiencing  pain during sex, painful menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual bleeding, fatigue and back pain. A dull ache in lower stomach 
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Time to see GYN MD: All of the symptoms that you have listed are best resolved by a visit to a local GYN MD. I know that there can be a wait with the British National Health insurance plan, but it is time to make an appointment and get in the queue. ...Read more

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I am experiencing excessive menstrual cramps, ovary pain throughout the cycle, pain and stomach ache during sex, painful bowel movements, discharge?

I am experiencing  excessive menstrual cramps, ovary pain throughout the cycle, pain and stomach ache during sex, painful bowel movements, discharge?

Get evaulation: I recommend that you start with a Gyn exam to assess whether you may have an ovarian cyst, or possible pelvic infection or endometriosis. Constipation can also be a source of chronic lower abdomiinal pain and discomfort with sex, and stool softeners or Miralax may be helpful. ...Read more

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I have rectal bleeding diarrhea bloated stomach nausea severe lower back pain. The back pain lessens when my bowels are empty.

I have rectal bleeding diarrhea bloated stomach nausea severe lower back pain.  The back pain lessens when my bowels are empty.

See GI: From your profile, it appears you have had a colonoscopy. Depending on when that was performed, you may need another. Bleeding is never normal, so you need to see the GI again. Tough to say, but there could be several causes, that hopefully with some testing and a good exam will be found. Examples could be diverticulosis/itis or chrons disease, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Im having upper abdominal pain after sex ...Sever cramping?

Call ur gyn: This could b a number of things including endometriosis. U need a complete history and exam. Please call ur gyn doc. ...Read more

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My wife has abdomenal pain during periods or before periods. Severe abdomen cramps and back pain. What could it be? Help!

My wife has abdomenal pain during periods or before periods. Severe abdomen cramps and back pain. What could it be? Help!

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Risk factors? Also what testing/results has she had? ...Read more

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Severe sharp lower stomach pain nausea fatigue mild headaches lower back pain cramps 2 weeks until period had sex in past 7 days on bc doctor unsure ?

Severe sharp lower stomach pain nausea fatigue mild headaches lower back pain cramps 2 weeks until period had sex in past 7 days on bc doctor unsure ?

Too early: It is unlikely that your symptoms are pregnancy related, and even if you did get pregnant, it is too early to detect on a pregnancy test. I would plan on taking a test when you get your period, and repeat this test a week later just to be sure. ...Read more

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I am experiencing excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps, abdominal discomfort, shoulder pain and lightheadedness.

I am experiencing  excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps, abdominal discomfort, shoulder pain and lightheadedness.

Heavy menses: Heavy menstrual bleeding is something that a complete history and physical exam with possible testing at the GYN MD's office requires to give you the best answer. ...Read more

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31 w/irregular periods. Pain sometimes during deep penetration; spotting sometimes after sex; pain in abdomen before period and nausea;is it cyst?

31 w/irregular periods. Pain sometimes during deep penetration; spotting sometimes after sex; pain in abdomen before period and nausea;is it cyst?

Irregular menses: You should have a pelvic and transvaginal u/s done to find out if you have a cyst. Make sure your pap is up to date. Have it done once a year especially if you are spotting after intercourse. It's time to go see your gyn if you haven't done so already. Good luck. ...Read more

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Experience fever, sore thighs, left leg pain (stabbing), fatigue, pain while on bowel movement or urinating, nausea, and lower abdominal soreness during period. Is this normal?

Experience fever, sore thighs, left leg pain (stabbing), fatigue, pain while on bowel movement or urinating, nausea, and lower abdominal soreness during period. Is this normal?

Infectious process: Fevers/all these symptoms connote infectious process of bacterial or viral usually and can fluctuate making you feel better off and on if it is low grade problem, need to get checked out for infectious process, inflammatory tests such as white cell and sed rate blood analysis as well as many others to determine the cause of the possible inflammatory infectious process going on. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal cramping post apr (feb2). Every eve, cramping starts. No constipation?

Severe abdominal cramping post apr (feb2).  Every eve, cramping starts. No constipation?

Post APR Pain: You are 1 month post op, and it is not uncommon to experience some pain due to the new "plumbing hook up, " but severe pain might be a red flag. I would discuss your symtptoms with your surgeon- oncologist to be sure. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain after eating?

Severe stomach pain after eating?

Many possible causes: Depending on how long after eating it happens (right away or several hours later), it could be stomach inflammation or ulcers, reflux (gerd), problems with your pancreas or gall bladder or even some type of blockage to normal emptying of the stomach (a growth within or on the outside of the stomach). If you are losing weight, have no appetite, or the pain is severe, see your doc asap! ...Read more

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Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back. 24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

Severe cramps in lower abdomen that radiates to back.  24 days after surgical abortion. Impending period?

See MD: See your MD immediately for an exam some pain expected after a procedure but if severe you need immediate physical exam in ER call surgeon ASAP if far away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could Depo-Provera cause severe lower back pain and severe uterus cramping ?

Should not cause: That can cause no mperiods or break thru bleeding call your gyn who put u on it u need blood work and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain/cramping after I urinate & now randomly during day. No UTI symptoms,had my tubes tied, & isn't my period. Getting worse day by day?

See your doctor!: It sounds to me like you are having urinary tract infection symptoms. It does happen right after you urinate! See your doctor or go to urgent care and have your urine checked to see whether or not you have an infection. If that is negative, then the dr you see will tell you what to do next. Do not put this off any longer. ...Read more

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My sister is 15 years old, she is suffering from severe stomach pain during periods. Can you suggest something for this?

See your doctor: If your sister is having severe pain during periods, it is important that she have an examination by a physician. The doctor can determine what is wrong and offer treatment. Further, the doctor can follow your sisters progress and adjust treatments as necessary. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for stomach pain during period?

Abdominal pain: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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For 4 years, every month, my sister suffers from severe stomach pain and constantly vomits when her period comes. Doctors said it was normal. Is it?

SEVERE PMS SYMPTOMS?: THis is very unusual. She needs a second opinion, full exam, pelvic exam and labs. She needs to be screened for GI cause of vomiting. Rarely endometriosis can seed and attache along the GI tract. This could potentially be a cause for severe pain and vomiting during period. Seek a second opinion and get copies of all prior records. ...Read more

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I was raped in april of this year and i've only had one period since and that was in may and i've been having severe stomach pain ever since?

I was raped in april of this year and i've only had one period since and that was in may and i've been having severe stomach pain ever since?

See your GYN: First of all, I am very sorry that that you were raped and hope you reported it. One possibility is pregnancy, another is infection and both should be seen by a gynecologist. Another less common problem is referred pain from the terrible ordeal you went through, this is harder to deal with and would require time and a psychologist to help you. Either way, you should see your gynecologist first. ...Read more

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My last period was on april 15. I have taken five tests all negative. Severe stomach pain. What could it be? I have gotten blood test waiting results.

My last period was on april 15. I have taken five tests all negative. Severe stomach pain. What could it be? I have gotten blood test waiting results.

See below: You may have the answer by now, you are doing the right thing by consulting your doctor. You may wish to consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/amenorrhea/ds00581. ...Read more

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Dear doc,pls help me out,my period has not been flowing for months n it always gives me severe stomach pain on d exact day dat suppose to cum out .

Dear doc,pls help me out,my period has not been flowing for months n it always gives me severe stomach pain on d exact day dat suppose to cum out .

Need to see a doctor: You may have some sort of hormonal imbalance or you could be pregnant. You may be experiencing pain from ovulation. You should be examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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Had csection in march. B4 baby had ez short period. Now I have heavy bleedin sharp stomach pain before and during period& sharp pains in my scar.Why?

Had csection in march. B4 baby had ez short period. Now I have heavy bleedin sharp stomach pain before and during period& sharp pains in my scar.Why?

Not uncommon: You need to see your ob-gyn to get an exam that will help answer this question as there a several causes that cannot be answered "off the cuff". ...Read more

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My period is late 8 days I had severe stomach pain visited the hospital . Blood test negative . Please advice what should I do know ? Please thank u .

My period is late 8 days I had severe stomach pain visited the hospital . Blood test negative . Please advice what should I do know ? Please thank u .

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. your pregnancy test is negative so you are not pregnant. There ate many options to regulate the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Hi, I am getting severe stomach pain during monthly periods and also omitting for the whole day 1 period time.I did contact so many doctors but no sol?

Hi, I am getting severe stomach pain during monthly periods and also omitting for the whole day 1 period time.I did contact so many doctors but no sol?

Is this new: Check and see if you are pregnant if sexually active.Pain during the menses is a common symptom. It's related to hormones most of the time and can usually be treated witha simple analgesic like ibuprofen. If persistent and the symptom continues then you must see your doc to look for other causes. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain during my sleep. I am aware I am in pain, but my body doesn't wake up from sleep. When I do wake up in the morning, I feel neausea?

Severe stomach pain during my sleep. I am aware I am in pain, but my body doesn't wake up from sleep. When I do wake up in the morning, I feel neausea?

See below: Stomach pain awakening you from sleep can sometime indicate a stomach(gastric) or duodenal ulcer. Other conditions can also cause stomach pain. **You should see your physician as soon as possible for proper diagnosis and treatment. for information of stomach pain(dyspepsia) see: http://bit.ly/1CLXgba for ulcer disease see: http://bit.ly/1xOZnsD and http://bit.ly/1GqpqyB ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain during intercourse? Is he just too big?

Probably not. C MD: You are describing "dyspareunia" pain during intercourse. Can be seen with a variety of pelvic/gyn problems, including uterine fibroids, ovarian polyps or tumors, inflammatory bowel disease, other causes. See your doc, get checked. ...Read more

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I suffer from severe stomach pain during my monthly cycle every month. What could be the cause? How should I get rid of it?

I suffer from severe stomach pain during my monthly cycle every month. What could be the cause? How should I get rid of it?

Menstrual cramps: Many women do get significant cramping during their menses. Anti inflammatories such as naproxen (alleve) and ibuprofen (motrin,advil) can help with the symptoms. If you have a very regular period, starting the anti inflammatory 24 hours prior to starting the flow is very helpful in blocking the painful cramps completely. ...Read more

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Getting severe stomach pain and liquid gas charge. It's mainly happening during long travel.

Getting severe stomach pain and liquid gas charge. It's mainly happening during long travel.

On the road: Especially road travel can mean long stretches w/out convenient toilet access. Even rest stops can mean unfamiliar or even dirty, yucky toilets. Road food can also be poor quality, or just different. All of these can combine to throw your digestion way off track. Often happens to me and also to my dog. She's learned to barely eat on long trips to avoid such problems. I've copied her and like it! ...Read more

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Girlfriend took Plan B pill during period. Period has been going for a week now. She has stomach pain and nausea. Any idea what's going on? She preg?

Girlfriend took Plan B pill during period. Period has been going for a week now. She has stomach pain and nausea. Any idea what's going on? She preg?

May be side effect: The symptoms of nausea and stomach pain are well known side effect of the pill and Plan B can effect the menstrual period as well and can prolong the peeriod in some cases and shorten in others. ...Read more

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Why am i getting severe stomach pain every 20 min?

Need examination...: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. Bleeding or tenderness suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. There is no substitute for a good medical evaluation--please seek yours asap. ...Read more

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I've had severe stomach pain for several years, what to do?

Stomach pain: Stomach pain for several years should be checked out because several internal problems could happen. Otherwise, it could be indigestion treated by antiacids, bland foods and calm nerves. Probably not serious because going on many years. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more