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I felt a sharp pain in my lower abdomen/pelvic area. Lasted a hour. What could be the cause?

I felt a sharp pain in my lower abdomen/pelvic area. Lasted a hour. What could be the cause?

Can't say for sure: A sharp pain in the pelvis that doesn't last long in a young woman can be ovulation pain. However; it could by dozens of other things. If the pain does not return and you have no other symptoms it is probably nothing serious. ...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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On/off sharp pain, middle left lower abdomen/pelvic area, started after dinner. Better when I straighten up. About 2 days away from period. What can it be?

On/off sharp pain, middle left lower abdomen/pelvic area, started after dinner. Better when I straighten up. About 2 days away from period. What can it be?

Need an exam: A number of conditions can cause pain in the left lower abdomen/pelvic area. Ovarian cysts, ruptured ovarian cysts, PID, diverticulitis and constipation are just some of the possible causes. You need to see a gynecologist for a pelvic exam to determine the cause for your pain. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm a female and everytime I sneeze my lower abdomen starts to hurt sharp pain pelvis area.?

I'm a female and everytime I sneeze my lower abdomen starts to hurt sharp pain pelvis area.?

Schedule a visit: If this is happening consistently I would schedule a visit with your doctor to be evaluated for a hernia. Young women often have undiagnosed hernias in what is called the inguinal area. Sneezing can put pressure there causing pain. ...Read more

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Gave birth 5 weeks ago I was wondering having a really bad sharp pain in my right lower abdomen right above my pelvis it hurts to roll over normal?

Gave birth 5 weeks ago I was wondering having a really bad sharp pain in my right lower abdomen right above my pelvis it hurts to roll over normal?

No: Severe pain in the lower right abdomen is concerning for appendicitis. If your pain is so bad that it hurts to even roll over you need prompt evaluation. If you have fever, nausea or vomiting you need to be seen in the ER ...Read more

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I have a somewhat sharp pain in the lower right of my abdomen just inside my pelvis?

Lots: Could be appendicitis, ovarian torsion (if you're a woman!), crohn's disease, diverticulitis, kidney stones, gas pains or more. Need to see a doc for a proper exam to narrow down the causes. ...Read more

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Hi, experiencing a sharp pain on the left side of my pelvis/abdomen last 2 days?

Hi, experiencing a sharp pain on the left side of my pelvis/abdomen last 2 days?

Left Flank Pain: Any difficulty in urinating, pv discharge, diarrhea, constipation, pr bleeding, pain at last period. When was your last normal period.
Suggest see GP to run some tests, determine diagnosis and treat appropriately.
Possibilities include
- PID
- pyelonephritis
- renal calculus
- inflammatory bowel disease
- faecal loading
- ectopic
- muscular pain ...Read more

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I'm having waves of pain in the sides of my abdomen just infront and above each side of my pelvis, it's a very dull with bursts of sharp pain. Thanks.

Cramps: You are describing Crampy abdominal pain. Could be related to Ovulation, menstruation most commonly. If you have GI symptoms like Diarrhea then avoid solid food. Eat BRAT diet and lots of Liquid.
With Diabetes you also want to make sure you do not have UTI. ...Read more

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When I push on my tummy around my belly button & directly below it, I feel nauseous. I also have a really sharp pain in my pelvis area. What's wrong?

When I push on my tummy around my belly button & directly below it, I feel nauseous. I also have a really sharp pain in my pelvis area. What's wrong?

Many possibilities..: Your symptoms are common for many possible explanations ranging from insignificant to serious. Pregnancy, endometriosis, genito-urinary tract infections, and ovarian cysts are some gyn considerations. Gas, hernia or irritable bowel are GI system considerations. Additional information would be helpful in narrowing down the possibilities. ...Read more

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When I have a bowel movement - I do not feel it passes all the way. I have a sharp pain in my pelvis too - what could this be?

When I have a bowel movement - I do not feel it passes all the way. I have a sharp pain in my pelvis too - what could this be?

Pelvis pain: Bowel movement does not pass all the way means constipation or partial obstruction. The obstruction can be inside colon or compressing the colon. Also you get pelvic pain. You need ultra sound/ct scan of abdomen and pelvis. Please see your doctor because you also had kidney donor surgery. Scar tissue can cause adhesion. In the meanwhile use stool softener. Thanks. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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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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Sharp pain in lower abdomen and groin area that comes and goes for almost 5 years now. Possible causes?

Sharp pain in lower abdomen and groin area that comes and goes for almost 5 years now. Possible causes?

Confused: Why you have not found the answer in such a long time? If you don't have health insurance, an urgent care visit or doctor visit can't be more than $200.00 for an opportunity to speak to all your symptoms and get an exam with a reasonable differential diagnosis. Why wait so long?
Here is one possibility: osteitis pubis. ...Read more

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I've been recently been having pain in my lower abdomen area on the right side. It would hurt slightly throughout the day and sometimes would give me a sharp pain for a sec or two. Would you have any guesses on what it could be.

I've been recently been having pain in my lower abdomen area on the right side. It would hurt slightly throughout the day and sometimes would give me a sharp pain for a sec or two. Would you have any guesses on what it could be.

Difficult to say: The lower right side of your abdomen is where the end of your small intestine sits (your terminal ileum) and where your appendix is located. But without any other symptoms, it's unlikely to be either Crohn's disease or appendicitis. Your doctor may want to evaluate by obtaining some more history, a careful physical exam, and select blood tests. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen that makes your pelvis area hurt when you sit down?

What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen that makes your pelvis area hurt when you sit down?

Needs evaluation: Could be a whole host of things. If continues needs to be evaluation by family practitioner or Pediatrician. ...Read more

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I am having sharp pains in my lower abdomen and pelvis area what does that mean?

I am having sharp pains in my lower abdomen and pelvis area what does that mean?

You need to see doc: There are many possible causes of sharp pains in the pelvis. Some are not serious but some are. The best approach to pain that or interferes with your normal routine is to see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been ttc for a year now and this is the second time I've had very severe sharp cramps in my pelvic and lower abdomen area 2 weeks after af?

I've been ttc for a year now and this is the second time I've had very severe sharp cramps in my pelvic and lower abdomen area 2 weeks after af?

Trying to Conceive: If by "af", you're referring to artificial fertilization, then you need to discuss your concerns w/your Reproductive Endocrinologist. Maybe you have a bladder infection. We declare infertility as 12mo active attempts to conceive w/o success. While trying, don't drink any alcohol & start taking Folic Acid. Then see your Family Doc to make sure you're healthy enough then consult infertility expert ...Read more

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Sharp pains on and off for the past few days, in my lower abdomen pelvic area. Pain Sometimes goes down towards the lower private area region. Bad?

Sharp pains on and off for the past few days, in my lower abdomen pelvic area. Pain Sometimes goes down towards the lower private area region. Bad?

Need an exam: Sharp pains in abdominal/pelvic area should not be ignored. You need to see a physician as soon as possible to diagnose and treat the problem. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in lower abdomen and butt?

What could cause sharp pain in lower abdomen and butt?

Lots of things!: Symptoms are non-specific, but concerning. Gi-related problems can originate from the small intestine (crohn's, infection, partial obstruction), the colon (colitis, appendicitis, tb, altered motility), the kidney & collecting system (ascending infection, stones), ovaries, tubes, uterus, hernias that may contain bowel, bleeding, abscess...You get the point. Please seek evaluation/treatment. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower abdomen right side. Any clues what might be wrong?

Sharp pain in lower abdomen right side. Any clues what might be wrong?

Go see a doctor: Depending on what makes the pain better or worse, when the pain comes, if it's sharp or dull, if it's associated with food or not, there are many different causes of abdominal pain. One of the most common causes of right lower abdominal pain is the appendix which requires emergent surgery. You would need an exam and possibly other testing to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower abdomen when I sneeze, what to do?

Sneeze and abd pain: Hello, the best advice is to see your doctor for an evaluation for a hernia. ...Read more