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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Constant pain in left side of abdomen below rib. Pain started as stabbing on left side on belly button. Randomly feeling pain on lower right abdomen?

Constant pain in left side of abdomen below rib. Pain started as stabbing on left side on belly button. Randomly feeling pain on lower right abdomen?

Nonspecific: Migrating pain could represent excess gas moving through the intestines, or if associated with diarrhea, nausea and vomiting could represent an intestinal infection. Could also be muscle pain if you've been doing abdominal work outs. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if it's that bad. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on right side also sharp pain in vagina and feel as though something is pressing on right side of abdomen. Missed period for 3months.

Abdominal pain on right side also sharp pain in vagina and feel as though something is pressing on right side of abdomen. Missed period for 3months.

Abd pain: I would be concerned that you might be pregnant. I would do a home pregnancy test to start. If negative than I would recommend that you be evaluated by physician since symptoms like this may represent some type of gyn issue - ovarian cyst etc. But the missed menses is concerning for you being pregnant and possibly an ectopic pregnancy ...Read more

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Pain in mid back, left side....causing pain in abdomen, left side. Sharp and bruised feeling. Ibuprofen no help. Dr?

Pain in mid back, left side....causing pain in abdomen, left side. Sharp and bruised feeling. Ibuprofen no help. Dr?

Exam needed: At this point you will need a physician evaluation. Many things can cause back + abdominal pain. Please see a doctor ASAP. Good luck, and I do hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pain in the left side of my lower abdomen?

I'm having sharp pain in the left side of my lower abdomen?

Severe abd pain = ER: 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 especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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Experiencing dull pains in the lower& upper abdomen & sharp pain on right side of abdomen which comes and goes. Bloated, soft stool, no bleeding/fever?

Experiencing dull pains in the lower& upper abdomen & sharp pain on right side of abdomen which comes and goes. Bloated, soft stool, no bleeding/fever?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Having sharp pains in right side in lower pain back and buttocks?

A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bursas, tendons and ligaments. Any of these alone or together can cause symptoms. Your evaluation will clarify this. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of lower abdomen? Im a guy

Pain in left side of lower abdomen? Im a guy

More details please: Way to many possibilities without a little direction. Lower left front, hernia, colitis, kidney stone, etc. Scrotum involved, pain with urinary tract, exertion, bowel movement/constipation? Local pain, radiation, may be referred. ...Read more

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Sharp, sudden pain in right side of lower abdomen. Gas?

Gas or muscle spasms: Muscle spasms are sudden, sharp, knife-like pains like charley horses -- but in the abdomen. Rubbing on them should make them go away. If not, or if they persist, you should see your primary provider for a more thorough examination to make sure it's not something more severe. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm having lower back pain and lower abdominal pain both in the right side. It's my ovulation week. Is this ovulation pain? Dull ache not sharp.

Sounds like it: It could be. There are other things in that area that could account for it. Time will tell if the pain subsides, than likely it was. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the lower right side of abdomen? I recently been having pain in my lower right side of abdomen and now i feel the pain in my whole entire stomach abdomen area. And experiencing chest pains and occasional weakness in the left arm mos

What can cause pain in the lower right side of abdomen? I recently been having pain in my lower right side of abdomen and now i feel the pain in my whole entire stomach abdomen area. And experiencing chest pains and occasional weakness in the left arm mos

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain on right side, day after ovulation also sharp pains below left rib and in upper back. Excessive burping as well?

Ruptured cyst: May have bled a little into the cyst where you ovulated from, causing pains in the right pelvis. The pains in the upper abdomen and upper back may be from bloating, gastrointestinal issues (the burping). ...Read more

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Uti with dull pain on right side of abdomen?

Uti with dull pain on right side of abdomen?

UTI: See a doctor. This may be related to the UTI or other issues. Go now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Nauses in mornings and cramps . Pain on the left side of belly button?

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Nauses in mornings and cramps . Pain on the left side of belly button?

More information: Could be many things and more information is needed to help you better but the easiest thing to consider is are you pregnant. Take a urine test! ...Read more

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Started feeling bubbling under right ribs to the side front and back. Also an occasional sharp pain that comes and goes in lower right abdomen.

Started feeling bubbling under right ribs to the side front and back. Also an occasional sharp pain that comes and goes in lower right abdomen.

Fodmapa: bubbling is gas (air) taken in either from swallowing or from fermentation of sugars in the diet. The stomach and large intestine overlap in the vicinity you are referring to. Google low FODMAP diet ( fermentable Oligo-Di-Monosaccharides and polyols). The most well known is lactose. Colon bacteria ferment the sugars and create gas and fluid. gas distends the colon (sigmoid) and causes pain. ...Read more

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Had pain in the left side of my chest while jogging?

Had pain in the left side of my chest while jogging?

See a cardiologist: At your age you should not be experiencing chest pain. Your heart is on the left side. Chest pain with exertion is a potential sign of angina. Which could be from the blockage of the vessels that supply your heart. Make an appointment with your internist or cardiologist and have an ekgf and echocardiagram done. ...Read more

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Swhat would cause sharp pain on right side of abdomen?

Swhat would cause sharp pain on right side of abdomen?

Many things: Needs a physical exam ; medical history to tell. Could be muscle pain, gastritis, pancreatitis, stomach ulcer, kidney stone, ovary, constipation, appendix, urinsry infectuon, etc, etc. Too many to guess without a physical exam ; much more info. ...Read more

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I feel pressure and occasional pain in the left lower abdomen and left side. Any ideas?

I feel pressure and occasional pain in the left lower abdomen and left side. Any ideas?

Diverticulitis: Get a cat scan to prove it. Colonic diverticulosis ( tiny balloons protruding out of the colonic wall ) are famous! in the sigmoid and left sided colon. Clear liquids for a day or two and a 10 day course of Levaquin (levofloxacin) will do the trick. If the ct scan is negative, have a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Swhat would cause sharp pain on right side of abdomen?

Many things: Needs a physical exam ; medical history to tell. Could be muscle pain, gastritis, pancreatitis, stomach ulcer, kidney stone, ovary, constipation, appendix, urinsry infectuon, etc, etc. Too many to guess without a physical exam ; much more info. ...Read more

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Sharp pain that comes and goes on right side of abdomen and in my back. It started happening 4 days ago and the pain is getting more intense.

Sharp pain that comes and goes on right side of abdomen and in my back. It started happening 4 days ago and the pain is getting more intense.

Kidney stone?: Those symptoms could indicate a kidney stone. Usually that pain is in the flank / mid back area - usually at the bottom of the ribcage. You should see your doctor or go to an urgent care for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower right side of abdomen when holding a deep breath especially if sitting mildly slouched, gp said IBS due to bloating. Not appendix?

Sharp pain in lower right side of abdomen when holding a deep breath especially if sitting mildly slouched, gp said IBS due to bloating. Not appendix?

Unlikely: How are your bowels? Look for fever and nausea for appendicitis. For gas bubble (relative constipation) look to see if your diet is full of fiber and minerals, exercise daily and drink water. A localised leaking cyst on your ovary (happens every month) can make this a passing problem.. Always see your doctor for a proper exam, if not better after a few days. ...Read more

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What can this sharp pain on my left side of abdomen be?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is 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, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is 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, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in upper left side of abdomen under ribs. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Sharp pain in upper left side of abdomen under ribs. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Consider Cold Milk: If you aren't a smoker, who is overweight, and family history of heart disease, that is, it isn't your heart that is causing this, consider your stomach as being the culprit. Too much acid? How about drinking milk to coat it with cold milk. Not a treatment, but will give you diagnosis. Then go to your doctor. You are going to need their help. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left side of abdomen and going down and been feeling nausous and queasy?

I have a sharp pain in my left side of abdomen and going down and been feeling nausous and queasy?

Mittelschmerz...: Female Age unstated says a sharp pain in my left side of abdomen and going down and been feeling nauseous and queasy? Most likely Mittelschmerz pain associated with one's menstrual cycle on the same side as the ovary that released it's Egg that month. Nausea & Queasiness could be associated. If symptom lasts longer than a few days check with M.D cos Appendix & other organs could also present so ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower right abdomen on the side. Doesn't make me "jump" in pain maybe a 3/10 what could this be? Shoots downward

TO ER IF>4 HRS. PAIN: Any sharp pain that is continuous for 4 hours or more should be evaluated in the er. The location is suspicious for appendicitis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain in my abdomen on rear occasions, this is usally on the left side, could this be a symton for an appendic?

I get a sharp pain in my abdomen on rear occasions, this is usally on the left side, could this be a symton for an appendic?

What causes LLQ pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to 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? Gender? Risks? ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain usually right when I wake up. It's on my right side in my abdomen and the pain Gets worse when I take a deep breath?

I get a sharp pain usually right when I wake up. It's on my right side in my abdomen and the pain Gets worse when I take a deep breath?

Muscular strain?: Have you been doing exercises such as crunches? It could be a strained abdominal muscle or it could be something more serious. Please see your primary care physician for an exam if it persists longer than a few days or worsens or is associated with fever, nausea, or vomiting. ...Read more

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The right lower side of my abdomen hurt really bad today. It's more like a stinging, sharp pain. It's brought on by nothing. What is it?

The right lower side of my abdomen hurt really bad today. It's more like a stinging, sharp pain. It's brought on by nothing. What is it?

Mittleschmerz: Twenties female with sudden onset of unilateral lower abdominal pain absent fever and feeling ill likely released egg mid-cycle and having transient peritoneal irritation. This is normal. With fever and pain aroused by palpation halfway between umbilicus and front of hip then appendicitis needs to be considered. Mittleschmertz is german for middle (of menstrual cycle) pain. ...Read more

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I'm feeling a very sharp pain in my upper abdomen on the left side. It started yesterday. It comes and goes but right now it isnt going anywhere help?

See doctor: The location of abdominal pain may help in identifying the problem; however, it is the onset, associated symptoms like nausea, vomiting, character of the pain, and what relieves it, along with the physical exam that all help with making the diagnosis. If pain persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

No short answer: I hope it is a muscular strain and can be helped by heatseveral times a day. In the rib cage would be more in the mid to upper abdomen. I do not like it being a severe sharp pain, if it is other than brief you should seek medical attention. It could be diverticulitis (an infected pocket in the intestine) and it may be ruptured. ...Read more

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Hi, I am 15 w 6 days pregnant. Since Sunday I have been having a sharp pain on my left side abdomen when i stand up the pain lasts for about 2 minutes then goes away.This also happened yesterday once and had happened today a few times. Should I worry?

Hi, I am 15 w 6 days pregnant. Since Sunday I have been having a sharp pain on my left side abdomen when i stand up the pain lasts for about 2 minutes then goes away.This also happened yesterday once and had happened today a few times. Should I worry?

Ligament pain: Pains like this are quite common in pregnancy around this time, thought to be due to Round Ligament stretching. It usually settles with time, but if there is any worsening, or spreading of the pain, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more