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Sharp stabbing pain in lower left abdomin. Extreme fatigue and generalized pain throughout. Constant headache and flu like symptoms?

Sharp stabbing pain in lower left abdomin. Extreme fatigue and generalized pain throughout. Constant headache and flu like symptoms?

Infection: I am concerned you may have a kidney infection. You should see a doctor asap before you become more ill. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp staqbbing pain lower left abdomin...Pain in rectum, vagina, & lower back not my period....Tubes are tided....

Sharp staqbbing pain lower left abdomin...Pain in rectum, vagina, & lower back not my period....Tubes are tided....

Your: Your symptoms are concerning and I would advise that you seek out immediate medical evaluation if you haven't already done so. Pain in the left lower quadrant can be caused by ovarian cysts (even if you have had a tubal ligation), tubal pregnancy (rare but can still occur after tubal ligation), intestinal causes such as diverticulitis, or urinary tract causes such as infection or stone. Please be seen immediately for evaluation.

If you have fever, vomiting, light-headedness, or your pain continues then you should be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Sharp abdominal cramp on my left side - is it gas or something else? For the last couple of days, I've had an occasional sharp pain in my lower left abdomin, a lot like a gas pain or menstrual cramp. The pain is similiar to the ovulation pain I've had in

Pain: Pain in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen can be from indigestion, or other sources of bowel irritation. It can be caused by constipation. If a patient has diverticuli, which are little extra loops on the bowel that can get food or feces impacted in them, then they will usually have persistent pain, fever, and sometimes vomiting. Ovarian cysts from perimenopausal state can cause left-sided lower pain as you state. If a patient had persistent pain, vomiting, or fever then they should contact their physician. ...Read more

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Having sharp pain in lower left abdomen, what could it be? Pain has been going on off and on all day

Having sharp pain in lower left abdomen, what could it be? Pain has been going on off and on all day

Constipated?: Diverticulitis: inflammation of a diverticulum, esp. In the colon, causing pain and disturbance of bowel function
crohns disease: chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines, esp. The colon and ileum, associated with ulcers and fistulae. Kidney stone: a hard mass formed in the kidneys, typically consisting of insoluble calcium compounds; a renal calculus. Ectopic pregnancy, ulcerative colitis. ...Read more

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I've had 3 c sections and a coil fitted, when I do any kind of exercise, I have a sharp pain in lower left or right abdomen followed by spotting after.

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 irregular spotting can be addressed during this evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower left abdomen, happened first time, its night and there is no doctor at this time. Anything I can do? I'm in very pain.

Sharp pain in lower left abdomen, happened first time, its night and there is no doctor at this time. Anything I can do? I'm in very pain.

Seek help: If your pain is that severe you need someone to evaluate you to figure out what's going on, as it's otherwise impossible to suggest options for reducing pain without having a better understanding of what's going on. You may be able to lessen the pain with hot packs and reducing the tension in your abdominal wall (curling up). Again I would strongly advise an urgent eval if the pains severe. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower left abdomen it is a sharp pain every 1 to 5 minutes.  it also burns after I pee?

? urinary infection: The most likely cause of your symptoms is an urinary tract infection. See your doctor for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

Pinched nerve: Sometimes this pain can be caused by a pinched or irritated nerve. Sometimes a pulled muscle can also cause this type of pain. If it persists or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more

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My husband is 28 and he is suffering from sharp pain in lower left abdomen pain. The pain is non continous. Does alcohol intake effects it?

My husband is 28 and he is suffering from sharp pain in lower left abdomen pain. The pain is non continous. Does alcohol intake effects it?

See a doctor!!!: I cannot answer whether alcohol intake effects it.... Only your husband can. This could be appendicitis or a hundred other things. Your husband needs to be seen by a physician for a full history, physical examination and potentially x-rays and blood tests. Don't waste time typing - see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had soft stools for a month now. With this problem there is sharp pain in lower left side of abdomen and constant gas. What's your advice?

Avoid constipation: Left lower quadrant pain usually comes from diverticulitis which results from constipation.avoid gas rich food. Have some probiotics. Introduce a good fiber supplement like Konasyl in a small dose. ...Read more

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Recently lifted something that was too heavy. Now have sharp pain in lower left abdomen. Doc said it was pulled muscle but its getting worse.?

Recently lifted something that was too heavy. Now have sharp pain in lower left abdomen. Doc said it was pulled muscle but its getting worse.?

Possible hernia: Your doctor is probably right--a "pulled muscle" may take days to heal, or may worsen if you repeat the behavior that caused the injury. Try a heating pad for this. However, hernias do occur, & may not be readily apparent on physical exam since there are so many different layers of abdominal wall. A ct scan of the abdomen may be helpful here for your reassurance. ...Read more

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Frequent urinating with sharp pain in lower left abdomen with cramping feeling in abdomen & pain in my back with bloating. What can be causing this?

Frequent urinating with sharp pain in lower left abdomen with cramping feeling in abdomen & pain in my back with bloating. What can be causing this?

All signs point: To a urinary tract infection. An inflamed bladder can cause or exacerbate those symptoms. I think you should go unfor exam but likely a short course of right antibiotics will do. Good luck. ...Read more

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Chronic pain in lower left abdomen. Comes and goes. Now getting a sharp pain seems like femoral nerve, near crotch area. 1 yr ago gut MRI was negative?

Chronic pain in lower left abdomen. Comes and goes. Now getting a sharp pain seems like femoral nerve, near crotch area. 1 yr ago gut MRI was negative?

Left Abdominal Pain: If there seems to be no issues with internal organs of the abdomen pain could be related to entrapments of branches of the lumbosacral nerve plexus including: iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal and genitofemoral nerves. These can cause pain in the lower abdomen and groin. ...Read more

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Wincing, sharp pain on lower left abdomen?

Wincing, sharp pain on lower left abdomen?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable ibowel, etc. Would need to see a doctor for a complete history and physical exination. ...Read more

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What can I do for sharp pain in my lower left abdomen?

What can I do for sharp pain in my lower left abdomen?

Severe abd pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include: 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 or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. Seek med eval. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen?

What to do if I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen?

Can't diagnose you: With this info. Gender? Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are 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 or injury. Get chronic pain checked. ...Read more

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What could be the cause for a sharp pain in d lower left abdomen?

What could be the cause for a sharp pain in d lower left abdomen?

Uncertain. Male or: Female? Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are 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 or injury. Get chronic pain checked. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen and back, ineed help now. I took pills but they are not taking affect?

I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen and back, ineed help now. I took pills but they are not taking affect?

See doctor: This could be a number of things including potentially serious intestinal problems. You should see a doctor to get evaluated rather than cover the pain up with pain medication. ...Read more

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I have a pain on my lower left abdomen. It's not a sharp pain but it feels like something is wrong. What can it be and what tests should I have done?

I have a pain on my lower left abdomen. It's not a sharp pain but it feels like something is wrong. What can it be and what tests should I have done?

Tough to say: Because there are so many possibilities. Organs in that area are colon, ureter, ovary, fallopian tubes, small intestine. It could be anything, so see a doctor to help figure out what is wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left lower abdomen?

Diverticulitis, kidn: The most common cause of gi-related left lowed quadrant pain is acute diverticulitis. This may be also give you fever, and loose stools. Colitis can also do this but will often also have blood in the stool. Other common causes may include kidney stones, pelvic inflammatory disease in women and a number of musculoskeletal complaints like groin pulls. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on my left lower abdomen. What's happening?

A variety of causes: Left lower quadrant pain in a 17 year old female can be due to a variety of causes, both gynecological, urological or gastrointestinal. If you have no intestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, it is less likely to be GI. Urological causes can be stones or urinary tract infection. Gynecological causes can be cysts, pregnancy, endometriosis, infection. See your PCP for input. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left lower part of my abdomen when I cough and walk?

I have a sharp pain in my left lower part of my abdomen when I cough and walk?

Muscle Pain: It may a muscular pain in the abdominal muscles as it only comes on coughing and walking. But if it persists I advice to get it checked by your doctor ...Read more

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On the 22 I had a really sharp pain in my lower left abdomen that kept me in bed. Pain dulled but stayed then turned to numbness as of today. Cause?

On the 22 I had a really sharp pain in my lower left abdomen that kept me in bed. Pain dulled but stayed then turned to numbness as of today. Cause?

How old are you?: Age is a major factor in determining what caused this pain. The problem could vary from constipation to diverticulosis, a condition that could lead to complications if you aren't on a proper diet. If the pain persist or become worse, I advise you to see your local doctor. Make sure you drink plenty of water and fluids. Add more fiber to your diet. Eat some fruits or vegetables and try excerising ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen but only when I cough. I have had a cough for just under 2 weeks and the pains only started a 2 days ago?

I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen but only when I cough. I have had a cough for just under 2 weeks and the pains only started a 2 days ago?

Hernia?: Sometimes coughing can cause a groin hernia. This can be painful, and is sometimes associated with a lump that is bigger when standing or coughing. This is usually in the crease of the groin near the public bone. If the pain is higher on the abdomen, it is unlikely to be a hernia. An exam by your primary care doctor can help sort this out. Hope this helps! ...Read more