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Hi, what does it mean to have sharp, stabbing pain on right side of ovary? Cycle is to come next week

Hi, what does it mean to have sharp, stabbing pain on right side of ovary? Cycle is to come next week

Ovary, pain: This pain may originate from an in the left ovary. If it becomes persistent and worsening please get a check up. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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I've had a mirena (levonorgestrel) in place for about a year now. I just now started having sharp stabbing pain around the area of my left ovary. Gets worse when I am urinating or during intercourse. What's going on?

I've had a mirena (levonorgestrel) in place for about a year now. I just now started having sharp stabbing pain around the area of my left ovary. Gets worse when I am urinating or during intercourse. What's going on?

No connection: It doesn't seem to have any connection from urinary symptoms and mirena (levonorgestrel). Most complications from this iud occur the first 2-3months. First check if this is due to an uti, possible ibs, or even an ovarian cyst. You need to be thoroughly evaluated by a doctor in my opinion. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain both sides above pelvis below ribs. Pain in legs head pain weight loss?

Sharp stabbing pain both sides above pelvis below ribs. Pain in legs head pain weight loss?

Need evaluation: Without more details its impossible to even speculate what might be going on. I strongly urge you to see your physician soon for complete evaluation. Sorry I can't be of more help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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When I sneeze cough laugh or sometimes turn occasinally i' get a stabbing pain in my ovary cramp like? I've had it intermittent for a couple years.

Hernia?: Lower abdominal or groin pain with cough, sneeze — any activity that tightens your core muscles are typical of a hernia. Do you see a bulge where you hurt? Best be safe and get checked by your doc. ...Read more

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I'm 36 years old I been having stabbing pain on right side of pelvis? What can this be.

I'm 36 years old I been having stabbing pain on right side of pelvis? What can this be.

Many things: Unfortunately without more specifics or having the chance to examine you, this pain could be related to many problems. It could be related to your appendic(like appendicitis), ovarian cysts, tubal infection, pregnancy!, right sided colon issues and even a kidney infection. If the pain is severe or you are having nausea, vomiting, fevers or blood from anywhere please seek urgent help. ...Read more

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Pelvic internal pain that is getting worse every time I have sex. Deep stabbing pain in pelvis and back after being fingered. Possible causes?

Pelvic internal pain that is getting worse every time I have sex. Deep stabbing pain in pelvis and back after being fingered. Possible causes?

Infection: You need examined by gyn. Intercourse pain can have one group of causes, but sensitivity to finger manipulation strongly suggests there may be an infection present, serious being pid, which can affect fertility and be life-threatening. See gyn or er asap. Condoms in future can minimize this risk. ...Read more

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I am clean off meth and GHB for just over a. Month. I've missed my period and have become nauseous and developed a stabbing pain on my left pelvis?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Congrats on being clean. Consider joining a support group to help keep you on track. Pelvic pain is very complex and an exam is needed to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have sharp, stabbing, burning pain in right ovary(for 5 weeks now). The pain comes and goes. After 10 days, I went to the ER and they said CT scan was clear. After 9 more days of waiting for OB appointment, they said I have a Bacterial Infection, which

I have sharp, stabbing, burning pain in right ovary(for 5 weeks now). The pain comes and goes.  After 10 days, I went to the ER and they said CT scan was clear. After 9 more days of waiting for OB appointment, they said I have a Bacterial Infection, which

Pelvic pain: Although you may speculate as to the site and cause of your pain, whether it is ovarian or not may only be determined by one on one assessment by your OB/GYN doctor. If you have evidence of a bacterial infection hopefully you are being treated and appropriately managed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When I run I get sharp stabbing pain in right side?

Muscle spasm: When you run, you use the 3 layers of muscles in your abdomen. These flat muscles, when used, can "spasm" or contract very vigorously. This causes a sharp stabbing burning pain, a lot like a charley horse in the calf (also a muscle spasm). If this happens to you, stop running, rub firmly right on the stabbing painful area, and the muscle will relax; just like when you rub your calf. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain below right ribs, what could be wrong?

Front or Back?: Front: gall bladder, liver, kidney, colon.

Back: muscular, kidney, liver. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat sharp stabbing pain in my big toes?

Zostrix (capsaicin) or Biofreeze: Are topical over the counter medication that might provide temporary relief. However, the cause of the problem needs to be determined and addressed. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left pelvic area. Help?

Ortho causes include: A pinched nerve in the back, due to arthritis, slip disk, injury or a space occupying lesion; or pain from bursitis, arthritis hip, meralgia paraesthetica (like carpal t syndrome, where a local nerve to the thigh gets trapped under a thick ligament against the pelvic bone.
Non-ortho causes: abdominal like constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, hernia pains, etc.
Check with your gp for the dx. ...Read more

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When I walk or move certain ways I get a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left back?

When I walk or move certain ways I get a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left back?

You may have pulled: A muscle, or slept funny and woke up in a different position while sleeping that left your back with a spasm if your twist or torque in a certain way. If you've taken NSAIDS OTC that aren't helping, then you need to get checked out by UR doctor, or see an osteopathic physician for 2nd opinion and treatment. Look for a neuromusculoskeletal (NMM) DO physician to get you out of this pain & correct it. ...Read more

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Am getting sharp stabbing pain on my left side of my chest and some times gets flutters?

Am getting sharp stabbing pain on my left side of my chest and some times gets flutters?

Stabbing pain: You may have side pain or side stich which is a short, sharp pain under the rib cage. It is benign and its cause is unknown. Ibuprofen is usually helpful ...Read more

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Having sharp stabbing pain in left lower pelvic area no other symptoms what could be wrong?

Having sharp stabbing pain in left lower pelvic area no other symptoms what could be wrong?

Left lower quadrant : Pain. Could be from bowel, ovary or if blood in urine kidney stone. Also, musculoskeletal. Be examined for concerns. All the best and feel better. ...Read more

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Sharp right side chest stabbing pain and hot sweats do you know what could be causing this?

Need to see Doc ASAP: Your symptoms sound serious, right side stabbing chest pain may be related to pleurisy, pneumonia, blood clots in lungs, angina or even aortic dissection. Need further evaluation and need to go to emergency room. ...Read more

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Can Crohn's disease cause appendicitis? I have a sharp stabbing pain on my lower right side.

Can Crohn's disease cause appendicitis? I have a sharp stabbing pain on my lower right side.

Not directly: While patients with crohn's disease can get appendicitis, crohn's does not cause appendicitis. The most common location of intestinal inflammation from crohn's is the terminal ileum, located in the right lower abdomen (near the appendix). Sometimes crohn's can affect the appendix. It can be difficult to differentiate the 2 conditions. Best to see a doctor if you are not improving. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp stabbing pain on my right side by my lower rib. And it feels swollen and hard.

Stabbing pain: If you cannot go to your doctor today or tomorrow please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
More often than not that team can help you. If not they will discuss things with your doctor.

Hope all goes well — please let me know. ...Read more

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My ribs we're broke 3 months ago now I'm having sharp stabbing pain where they were broken. Why?

My ribs we're broke 3 months ago now I'm having sharp stabbing pain where they were broken. Why?

Strain: You may have coughed, sneezed or strained in some fashion that irritated the healing bone. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old. I woke up this morning with a sharp, stabbing pain in my lower spine. Why is this?

I am 18 years old. I woke up this morning with a sharp, stabbing pain in my lower spine. Why is this?

What is Cause?: Did you have an injury? Is the pain associated with going to the bathroom or your menstrual cycle? Waking up with back pain could simply due to a mattress that does give you proper support. It is very common to strain a back muscle with every day activity especially if you are not physically active. See your doctor for evaluation and as long as it is muscular-physical therapy would help. ...Read more

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I have this persistent sharp stabbing pain under me left rib cage. It is the worst pain I have ever experienced.

I have this persistent sharp stabbing pain under me left rib cage. It is the worst pain I have ever experienced.

Seek urgent help: If the pain is that severe, you need to be evaluated to get a sense if this is a problem with your lung, the surrounding muscles or bones, the spleen or something else. ...Read more

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I have sharp stabbing pain in my lower right ribs that radiates to my back, up a little and around to the other side a little.

I have sharp stabbing pain in my lower right ribs that radiates to my back, up a little and around to the other side a little.

It could be: Several things such as gallbladder problem, pulled muscle, kidney stone, gas, etc. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had a sharp stabbing pain right in the middle of my rib cage and this isn't the first time should I be worried because I'm only 16?

Probably not a worry: Brief, non-exertional chest pain is a very commen symptom in teens. It is rarely related to the heart, despite its location. ...Read more