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Sharp Pains In The Lower Abdomen
Severe ABD pain = ER: Lower abdominal pain in women might have causes such as appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury and intestinal obstruction of the GI tract just to mention a few. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Could be a whole host of things. If continues needs to be evaluation by family practitioner or Pediatrician. ...Read more
Warm cloth: 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
Recently I have been having really horrible sharp pains in my lower abdomen which can last up to 3 hours.
Many possibilities: There are many causes of abdominal pain: ulcer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome, appendicitis, but one of the most common is constipation. You didn't say whether bowel movements (or lack of!) have any effect on the pain. Work on stool passage (fluids, fiber, activity). Consider a mild OTC laxative and observe. Make an appointment now for eval if persists. ...Read more
Sometimes, at random moments I get sharp pains in my lower abdomen area. these pains don't usually last long but they hurt a lot. should I be worried?
See below: If your symptoms are persistent or worsening over time, give your doctor a call. ...Read more
I have somewhat sharp pains in my lower abdomen that extends to the left side of my back, closer to my kidney. What could it be?
Possible ureteral stone: The most likely urologic consideration with patients that have these symptoms at your age would be a stone in the ureter. These can be very uncomfortable and are often best evaluated in an urgent care or emergency room setting where appropriate x-ray tests and urine specimens can be obtained. If the pain is not severe i would see your primary care physician within the next few days. ...Read more
I keep getting sudden shooting sharp pains in my lower abdomen it's not there for long but if i suddenly move or cough it comes back?
Possible appendix: Abdominal pain can be difficult to diagnose. If the pain is minor and occasional it's probably safe to wait to see what happens. Pay attention to what activities make the pain worse and whether it is worse after you eat. If you need to see a doctor the more information you have the easier the diagnosis is. ...Read more
Really sharp pains in my lower abdomen during sex and ocationally if i move a certain way. It has occurred for 2 weeks now. Should i be worried?
Exam: Pain is always worth having checked out and discussed with a medical professional. It may be positional during intercourse, but it should not take a long examination to either reassure you that it's just mechanical or decide it may be something anatomical, like a cyst, and suggest a solution. ...Read more
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
5m postpartum (vaginal) & had this since day 1 sharp pains in my lower abdomen when i move a certain way or a little faster than usual. Serious?
Needs exam: There are simply too many things that could cause lower adominal pain to list. After suffering for 5 months the next step is to schedule a visit for an examination and testing. ...Read more
When I bend over I am getting very strong, sharp pains in my lower abdomen. Not every time I bend over, but last night it was like a muscle spasms.
One side or both?: If the problem is in the abdomen then you might feel it on both sides. If the problem is in the spine then it is more probable you would feel it on only one side. ...Read more
Sharp pains in my lower abdomen when moving from sitting to standing position. Who can I go talk to about this?
A doctor: Have it evaluated and get appropriate studies done. ...Read more
I have joint pain off and on. As well as occasional sharp pains in my lower abdomen. What could be causing this?
Go for orchiopexy? I'm 21. I lost my right testicle 7 yrs ago. I'm not sure whether it is torsion. I experience sharp pains on right lower abdomen
Find out why!: If your right testicle was removed for torsion you should definitely undergo a left sided orchiopexy (securing of testicle). Testicular torsion is often the result of a anatomic abnormalities, which effects both sides therefore the left side is at risk for a torsion. If testicle was removed for another reason, the left testicle is probably normal…find out why you had your testicle removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very sharp pains in my lower abdomen both sides. Back ache is also present. when having sex in certain positions my partner can feel something hard?
I started the depo shot last month. I have been spotting for 2 weeks now and have been having sharp pains in my lower abdomen and vagina. Is this norm?
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