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I have a sharp pain on my lower right side abdomen. It is not constant, but rather frequent for 2 days now. Even sharper when I breathe in.

I have a sharp pain on my lower right side abdomen. It is not constant, but rather frequent for 2 days now. Even sharper when I breathe in.

An emergency!: When lower abdomen hurts when you breathe in, it is likely that you are developing peritonitis in that area. This can be cause by an appendix about to burst, or by an enlarging cyst on your right ovary. The former is an emergency, the latter can be serious, or just caused by an egg popping out of your ovary halfway between periods. Only medical evaluation can help tell the difference! Good luck! ...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 to do if I have sharp pain my lower right side of my abdomen. Is that colitis?

What to do if I have sharp pain my lower right side of my abdomen. Is that colitis?

Could be colitis: But there are 100's of possibilities, such as appendicitis, ileitis, kidney stones, cecal diverticulitis, volvulus, ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, lymphadenitis, shingles, hernia, muscle strain, hematoma, etc. Best to consult a doctor to help you figure it out. ...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 occurs while touching lower right side abdomen, is it normal during pregnancy?

See a doctor ASAP: Sharp pain in right low abdomen during pregnancy is abnormal and can have multiple causes including acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, and urinary tract infection. Please see a doctor or go to ED and run some tests to rule out medical emergency. ...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'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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I am getting a sharp pain on my right side of my lower abdomen it comes and goes sensitive to the touch?

Be cautious: While there may be benign causes for such pain, serious ovary and appendix problems or bowel infection or similar issues may be at play. ...Read more