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Why do I have sharp pains in the lower left abdomen?

Why do I have sharp pains in the lower left abdomen?

See your doctor: You should have your doctor evaluate that area in person. He/she may want to do tests and/or x-rays. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden sharp pains in my lower left abdomen?

What could cause sudden sharp pains in my lower left abdomen?

SEVERE 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've had 3 hernia surgeries last one about a year ago last week I started having sharp pains in my lower left abdomen again any ideas what it could be?

I've had 3 hernia surgeries last one about a year ago last week I started having sharp pains in my lower left abdomen again any ideas what it could be?

Possible recurrence: one of the possibility is recurrence , and several other causes for ' sharp pains left abdomen ' See your doctor what is causing your pain . ...Read more

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I'm a 21 year old female that sometimes have sharp pains in my lower left abdomen. Pregnancy tests are negative and menstrual cycles are irregular.?

I'm a 21 year old female that sometimes have sharp pains in my lower left abdomen. Pregnancy tests are negative and menstrual cycles are irregular.?

Eval Needed: Sometimes no cause is found but usually the cause is gyn. You might have ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, or endometriosis. Sometimes even a chronic inflammation of the appendix can cause that pain. It is important to be evaluated so that you can start to get some relief. ...Read more

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I'm 17 week pregnant having a cold right now. Every time I cough (albeit trying to be as gentle as possible), I get sharp pains in my lower left abdomen where my placenta implants. I feel the same type of pain before I was diagnosed with SCH. Just wonder

I'm 17 week pregnant having a cold right now. Every time I cough (albeit trying to be as gentle as possible), I get sharp pains in my lower left abdomen where my placenta implants. I feel the same type of pain before I was diagnosed with SCH. Just wonder

SubchorionicHematoma: Most patients with a small subchorionic hematoma are asymptomatic. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, premature labor and threatened abortion. Ultrasonography is the preferred method of diagnosis. It is imperative that your see your OBGYN specialist early this week to get control of the cough with medication that is approved in pregnancy, and have the SCH evaluated again. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in lower left abdomen, when picking someing up the pain moves to both sides.The worst Lasted 3 days but small nagging pain still there.

Constipation?: Have your bowels moved? If not this could be causing some cramps pain. Try a mild laxative. If pain does not improve or worsens, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been having periodic sharp stabbing pains in my lower left abdomen. Do you know what it could be?

I've been having periodic sharp stabbing pains in my lower left abdomen. Do you know what it could be?

Maybe ovulation: If the pains occur half way between periods, it could be ovulation. Also the sigmoid colon is on the lower left and trapped gas could cause cramps. If the pain is improved by passing gas or moving bowels, it is likely from colon.Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Intense sharp pains in lower left abdomen. Dizziness and nausea also. Goes into my back intensely also. What could this be?

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Abdominal/back pain: It sounds like you need to be examined. It is not clear what the symptoms are from. It could be from the gastrointestinal system but could also be from some of the surrounding organs in that region such as the uterus. You may need further testing to help determine what might be the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of sharp shooting pains in my left lower abdomen. Any suggestions on what could be causing that??

I'm having a lot of sharp shooting pains in my left lower abdomen. Any suggestions on what could be causing that??

Colitis: That is where the rectum and the descending colon come together and hold your stool prior to a BM. It is also where your left ovary is. Most likely the pain is from one of these two organs. If you are having other bowel symptoms and it is not too severe it is ok to wait a couple of days. If it worsens or you see blood see your physician. IF not you should also be evaluated by your GYN. ...Read more

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When should I call about sharp pains in left lower abdomen?

See below: If your symptoms are persistent or worsening over time, give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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I'll be 35 weeks pregnant tomorrow & have been active all day now i'm getting sharp ripping like pains on my lower left side abdomen?

I'll be 35 weeks pregnant tomorrow & have been active all day now i'm getting sharp ripping like pains on my lower left side abdomen?

CALL YOUR OB NOW !!!: U shoudl have already called you ob, u need evaluation, if you were my pt i would send you staright to the labor room for evaluation, u need to make sure u are not in premature labor and everything is ok inside the uterus with the baby and placenat don't delay. ...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

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I am having sharp pains that come and go on my lower left abdomen, near my groin, exclusively in this one spot.

I am having sharp pains that come and go on my lower left abdomen, near my groin, exclusively in this one spot.

Various causes: I8y female has intermittent left lower abdomen pain. HERNIA?: see Surgeon, have CT scan, lump comes & goes. OVARY?: see Gynecologist, have Ultrasound. LARGE BOWEL?: see Gastroenterologist, change in bowel pattern to constipation or loose stools, have endoscopy. MUSCULOSKELETAL?: see Osteopath, pain changes with position/activity, hands-on exam. Start with your PCP. If fever/constant pain go to ER. ...Read more