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I get moderate squeezing/pressure pain in lower abdomen area sometimes, followed by 0.5 to 2 hours of minor loose stool or diarrhea. What could it be? Would Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) help give some relief?

I get moderate squeezing/pressure pain in lower abdomen area sometimes, followed by 0.5 to 2 hours of minor loose stool or diarrhea. What could it be? Would Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) help give some relief?

Probably not: Many mechanisms can cause abdominal pain, and diarrhea, including medication usage with non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications, peptic ulcer disease, biliary diseases (e.g. biliary dyskinesis, gallstones), pancreatitis, diverticulitis, celiac disease. For more information, Consult your physician for proper evaluation and testings. ...Read more

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 experiencing side pain, tender abdomen, lower abdominal pain (side: right), generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (severity:. ..

I am experiencing side pain, tender abdomen, lower abdominal pain (side: right), generalized abdominal pain (worsened by: after meal) (severity:. ..

E.R. checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. The Emergency Room doctor can check now. Somebody else should drive. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: throbbing sensation), bloating or abdominal fullness and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Tender abdomen, Lower abdominal pain, Su

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: throbbing sensation), bloating or abdominal fullness and nausea (severity: mild). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Tender abdomen, Lower abdominal pain, Su

Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more

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I have heavy lower back pain, lower abdominal pain it feels like I have a huge bubble in my lower belly.

I have heavy lower back pain, lower abdominal pain it feels like I have a huge bubble in my lower belly.

You need an exam: By your internist or you need to go to the emergency room if this suddenly gets worse. ...Read more

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Hi there. I am 24 weeks pregnant and have lower abdominal pain and discomfort, and pressure in pelvis area, could this be ligament pain?

Hi there. I am 24 weeks pregnant and have lower abdominal pain and discomfort, and pressure in pelvis area, could this be ligament pain?

Pregnant abd pain: Please cal you doctor today could be a urinary infection which needs treatment, or premature labor or an abruption. Call your doctor as soon as possible and be seen in an ER or doctors office today ...Read more

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Can a pulmonary function test be done safely with a patient with ruptured ovarion cyst and lower abdominal pain with free fluid in the pelvis?

Certainly: The required deep inspiration during the test may be limited by the abdominal pain. If a restrictive pattern is seen, this should be suspected. If you can blow out b-day candles really really hard, then no problem. ...Read more

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Sneezed really hard tonight, now constant squeezing pain in lower right quadrant of abdomen. Pain shoots up to a 10 when I pee?

Sneezed really hard tonight, now constant squeezing pain in lower right quadrant of abdomen. Pain shoots up to a 10 when I pee?

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Risks? Pain that severe (10/10) needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Lower Abdominal pain in the middle with continuous pain but hurts more to the touch? It feels like a burning squeezing sensation. What could it be

Lower Abdominal pain in the middle with continuous pain but hurts more to the touch? It feels like a burning squeezing sensation. What could it be

Lower abdominal pain: Will need more information. Any burning or paining on urinating, any discharge, any diarrhea or constipation and when was your last period.
Could be
- UTI
- PID
- GI disorder
-? pregnancy related condition

Suggest visit GP for assessment ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain from about a day. There is a sharp pain at the right side of abdomen only when I lough or cough, Otherwise no pain?

Lower abdominal pain from about a day. There is a sharp pain at the right side of abdomen only when I lough or cough, Otherwise no pain?

Tendinitis: It appears that musculoskeletal inflammation is causing muscle contraction related pain, especially during those activities, it can also due to irritation of diaphragm due to lung, liver or subdiapjragmatic infection. It is the severity of illness which will narrow down the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left). The following also describes me: Tender abdomen. What should I do?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left). The following also describes me: Tender abdomen. What should I do?

See Gyn: It is not uncommon to experience lower abdominal pain in a 27 year old female. In the rt. Lower quad if an AP flares up, symptoms start peri umbilically and move to rt. Lower quad. On left, pain frequently diverticular in origin but mostly in older patients. In younger patients a ruptured ovarian follicular cyst releases blood which causes pain. If persists see GYN ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right) and tender abdomen. Pain started suddenly. 2 days. What could it be? It won't ease or go away.

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right) and tender abdomen. Pain started suddenly. 2 days. What could it be? It won't ease or go away.

Dr. Checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. One's primary care doctor or an ER doctor can check now. ...Read more

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I am having lower abdominal pain, and pain on my side, and pain on the left/mid abdomen, I also have had pain in my lower/mid back, and cloudy urine?

I am having lower abdominal pain, and pain on my side, and pain on the left/mid abdomen, I also have had pain in my lower/mid back, and cloudy urine?

Get seen: It's hard to say what is going on, you might have a kidney infection or something else. If the pain is constant, or getting worse, or you have fever, vomiting, etc., go to an ER. ...Read more

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Hi im pregnant having sharp pain on right side of abdomen and lower abdominal pain just curious if you know what's wrong I also am dizzy just sitting?

Hi im pregnant having sharp pain on right side of abdomen and lower abdominal pain just curious if you know what's wrong I also am dizzy just sitting?

Need to know more: Main concern in early pregnancy is tubal location. If this is already known to be uterine from prior visits or ultrasound, other much less serious causes are likely. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right), pelvic pain and low back pain. Pain in abdomen is only felt when pressed, otherwise it's ok.?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right), pelvic pain and low back pain. Pain in abdomen is only felt when pressed, otherwise it's ok.?

Uncertain: You need to consider what's in the right lower quadrant. You have intestines, the appendix, ovaries, and other things and each of these things could be involved. It would be wise to discuss this with your physician. It may be mild, but at this point I can't give you a clear diagnosis ...Read more

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Severe lower abdominal pain that feels deep into my lower abdomen and pelvis, similar to menstrual cramps, that occurs 30 seconds after standing?

Severe lower abdominal pain that feels deep into my lower abdomen and pelvis, similar to menstrual cramps, that occurs 30 seconds after standing?

Likely ovarian cyst: This is likely ovarian cyst. Those can grow large and sometime rapture. Ovarian torsion is another possibility. Seek immediate attention if having severe sharp pain, nausea/vomiting, fever, or extremely fatigued ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain with intestinal spasms. Negative pregnancy test, had a CT of the abdomen done. Would the scan show a pregnancy?

I have lower abdominal pain with intestinal spasms. Negative pregnancy test, had a CT of the abdomen done. Would the scan show a pregnancy?

CT scan: To answer your question, yes, a CT scan would show a pregnancy if it were large enough. However, if you had a pregnancy test done at the hospital, and it was negative, then you are not pregnant. The hospital would not even do a CT scan if they suspected you might be pregnant. There must be an alternative explanation for your symptoms. You should speak with your doctor about your results. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful bowel movements, stretch marks and swollen abdomen. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort and Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing painful bowel movements, stretch marks and swollen abdomen. The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort and Lower abdominal pain. What should I do?

See A Doc: If you are experiencing painful bowel movements, are noticing stretchmarks and have a swollen abdomen you should definitely go see a doctor in person to discuss your symptoms and figure out what's going on. A general practice physician can help you know if you need to consult with a specialist, so start there. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left, right). The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized), Pelvic pain, Tender abdomen, Sudden abdominal pain, Vomiting, and Nausea. What should I do?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: left, right). The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized), Pelvic pain, Tender abdomen, Sudden abdominal pain, Vomiting, and Nausea. What should I do?

Dr. Checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. One's primary care doctor or an ER doctor can check now. ...Read more

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What would the workup b 4 right lower abdominal pain, bloating, constipation/loose stools, lower back ache, pressure in abdomen?

What would the workup b 4 right lower abdominal pain, bloating, constipation/loose stools, lower back ache, pressure in abdomen?

An understanding of: Anatomy, more detailed history about specifics, careful examination focusing on probabilities along with educating you about the issues, options for differentiation of possible reasons, treatment options & how to evaluate them, along with $, timing issues & likely outcomes of different options. Seek out assistance worthy of your trust; may be difficult to find due to knowledge, time & $ issues. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?

Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?

If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids, rest and taking over the counter antidiarrheal meds and analgesics helps with symptoms. If this has been going on for more than a week or so then it is time to get checked. Make an appointment with your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain, cramping in lower abdomen, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: mucus and blood) and bladder pain. The fo...

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain, cramping in lower abdomen, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: mucus and blood) and bladder pain. The fo...

Question cut off but: Recurrent mid-pelvic discomfort (due to rectum, bladder, vagina, pelvic wall, etc.) is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? ...Read more

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My abdomen is distended, been short of breath for 8 months, lower abdominal pain, back pain, side pain, lightheaded, extreme fatigue. Ovarian cancer?

My abdomen is distended, been short of breath for 8 months, lower abdominal pain, back pain, side pain, lightheaded, extreme fatigue. Ovarian cancer?

8 months?: And you are now asking for a diagnosis online? Your symtoms are dangerous and require ET or UC clinic evaluation today. Call your GYN and schedule a pelic ultrasound and a CT scan of your abdomen and pelvis. You will also need a pelvic exam.-ASAP. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have sore breast and lower abdominal pain that feels like the muscles are stretching? My breast are sore and my lower abdomen feels like the muscles are stretching whenever I get up or try to move period. I just stop taking the birth

Your: Your symptoms could be related to changes in hormone levels, but I do think you should have a medical evaluation and have testing performed. If there is any chance you could be pregnant then please take a pregnancy test. I am also concerned about the discharge. Again it could be related to hormones but this should be cultured.

If you have increased pain, vomiting, fever, or lightheadedness, then you must be seen immediately. ...Read more