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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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I am getting a sharp pain on my right side of my lower abdomen it comes and goes sensitive to the touch?

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

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Every few months I get a sharp pain in my lower abdomen either side. I can't move when it happens. What could this be?

Every few months I get a sharp pain in my lower abdomen either side. I can't move when it happens. What could this be?

Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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Sex in doggie style position, but it did not finish because of the sharp pain I felt at my lower abdomen right side. What could this be?

Sex in doggie style position, but it did not finish because of the sharp pain I felt at my lower abdomen right side. What could this be?

Many possibilities: Trauma to the vagina or a ruptured ovarian cyst are two possibilities. Listen to your body, if the there is a little vaginal blood, trauma may be the cause. If you have abdominal tenderness it could be a ruptured ovarian cyst. If the pain persists seek medical care. ...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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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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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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Got sharp pain in lower abdomen a few days ago and now side is sore and hurts to stretch it. What could this be.

Got sharp pain in lower abdomen a few days ago and now side is sore and hurts to stretch it. What could this be.

More: Right side, left side, recent trauma or exercise not usually done. Since stretch produces pain and looking at your age, sounds like a rectus abominus muscle strain. ...Read more

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I am a female. I have a constant heavy feeling in lower abdomen, sharp pain on the right side during sex and lower back pain?

I am a female. I have a constant heavy feeling in lower abdomen, sharp pain on the right side during sex and lower back pain?

Right SIJ disorder: ? why right low back pain, "heavy lower abdomen feeling" & dyspaerunia. Unifying disorder might be right sacroiliac joint hypermobility disorder, which can be associated with IBS and/or refer pain to the mid-pelvis. During sex in the missionary position, the femur leverages this joint arousing subluxation and pain generation. ...Read more

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I'm 9-10 wks Preg. Bad insomnia, nauseas all day. Vomit 2-3x (day) an all night long. Small sharp pain in lower abdomen L & R side. (here/there) Help??

I'm 9-10 wks Preg. Bad insomnia, nauseas all day. Vomit 2-3x (day) an all night long. Small sharp pain in lower abdomen L & R side. (here/there) Help??

See a doctor: Having nausea and insomnia during pregnancy, especially early on, can be a normal thing, though hard to tolerate. You should consider seeing an obstetrician or getting a healthTap consult for treatment of your nausea with a medication like phenergan or promethazine, which can treat nausea as well as provide you with some rest ...Read more

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I've ruled out ovarian cysts. I am having sharp and dull pain on both sides of my lower abdomen. Possible kidney stones?

I've ruled out ovarian cysts. I am having sharp and dull pain on both sides of my lower abdomen. Possible kidney stones?

Pain: There are many reasons for pain. Your best bet is to see your primary MD and get s full exam and history. Relationship to food bowel movement and cycle. A imaging may be needed. Stones are a possibility but uncommon to have stones on both sides and only have dull pain. Best of luck ...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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Sometimes i.Get a sharp pain in my lower abdomen. Why is that?

Abd pain: Please give a lot more information and a better description of your pain so we can help you. ...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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What to do if I have this sharp pain in my lower abdomen, what could it be?

What to do if I have this sharp pain in my lower abdomen, what could it be?

Depends: Depending on the timing, associations and severity of your abdominal pain it could range from very benign conditions to things that could be more worrisome. See your primary care provider and get to the bottom of your pain. Hopefully it is an easy fix! ...Read more

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All morning I've had sharp pain in my lower abdomen and around to back. It comes and goes?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...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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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

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I am experiencing a sharp pain at my right back lower towards my lower abdomen, what is the cause?

Lower Back Pain: It is possible you could have kidney stones.
You should see your doctor. Checking your urine and kidneys may be indicated. ...Read more

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I have been having sharp pain on my lower abdomen, any time I want to bend down. Plz what could be the cause?

Stomach pain: We need much more information :your activity level, your general health, any problems you've had in the past. Based on what you said it sounds like it's probably some muscular or skeletal problem. My needs to examine you. ...Read more