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Sharp tearing pain in left lower abdomen. Started when I went to stand up from sitting then it radiated down leg. Still getting the pain off and on.

Sharp tearing pain in left lower abdomen. Started when I went to stand up from sitting then it radiated down leg. Still getting the pain off and on.

"Pinched nerve"?: You may have what is commonly called a "pinched nerve" in your spine but there are a couple of other more serious problems in your abdomen that may be the reason for your complaint. I think it is essential to see your family physician ASAP. ...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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What causes sudden sharp tearing pain in lower right abdomen/pelvis (appendix removed 2yrs ago) I do have an ovarian cyst but on left ovary?

What causes sudden sharp tearing pain in lower right abdomen/pelvis (appendix removed 2yrs ago) I do have an ovarian cyst but on left ovary?

Not enough info...: To deduce what may cause your symptoms, one has to analyze a detailed history of all related symptoms stressing the sequence of events + physical exam + timely testing as needed as described in How to Handle Sickness on http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with the doctor so to reach right diagnosis for right care. More? Contact me and I can help. ...Read more

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Pain left lower abdomen?

Pain left lower abdomen?

Impossible to say: Too broad a differential. If concerned best to see your md. ...Read more

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Having pain left lower abdomen and tender to touch.

Having pain left lower abdomen and tender to touch.

Diverticulitis: Constant pain not associated with other symptoms (diarrhea or blood in the stool) is likely diverticulitis at your age. Other considerations are colitis (infectious, inflammatory), cancer, and disease of the female organs. You should probably see your doc to give them the full story and get treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Had Paragard inserted Mon. Now sharp pain left lower abdomen. Will it stop? Is it normal? Follow up with doc next Fri. May just have it removed.

Had Paragard inserted Mon. Now sharp pain left lower abdomen. Will it stop? Is it normal? Follow up with doc next Fri. May just have it removed.

Yes and yes: Really give it a chance. It's an excellent form of contraception. Of course, if symptoms are not improving, heaving bleeding, foul discharge, etc...; these are all more concerning symptoms and warrant evaluation ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable bowel, etc. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side lower abdomen?

Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of lower abdomen? I'm a guy

Pain in left side of lower abdomen? I'm a guy

More details please: Way to many possibilities without a little direction.
Lower left front, hernia, colitis, kidney stone, etc.
Scrotum involved, pain with urinary tract, exertion, bowel movement/constipation?
Local pain, radiation, may be referred. ...Read more

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Have a pain in my lower abdomen my left side?

Have a pain in my lower abdomen my left side?

Many possible causes: Abdominal pain can be from many causes: infections, hernias, muscle strain, kidney stones, even shingles, just to name a few. Without additional information it is impossible to tell. If you are having abdominal pain you will need to be seen by a healthcare provider to determine the source. ...Read more

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My left lower abdomen side hurts, what could be the problem?

My left lower abdomen side hurts, what could be the problem?

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. You would need an exam and possibly other testing to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What might lead to pain on the left side of the lower abdomen?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have pain in left side of my lower abdomen, what should I do?

I have pain in left side of my lower abdomen, what should I do?

Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pains on the left side of the lower abdomen?

Many things: Unfortunately, many problems can cause pain in that area. It could be from the abdominal wall being strained in that area. It could be from something going on with the ovary on that side. It could be from something going on with the colon or small intestine on the side. It could even be from a problem with the left kidney. If the pains are bothersome and frequent please seek help in person. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left side of my lower abdomen, what could that be?

It depends on. ...: The type of pain, its exact location (upper or lower abdomen) and severity of pain. If the pain persists for more than one week, you should consider going to your doctor for an examination. If the cause of pain is serious then this pain will progressively get worse. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the pain I feel in the left side of my lower abdomen?

What is the cause of the pain I feel in the left side of my lower abdomen?

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. You would need an exam and possibly other testing to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower abdomen. On the left side across from my bellybutton. It really hurts. Y?

Seek medical attenti: Speak to your doctor or go to the er. It may be a serious process. You need to be examined. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in my left side of my lower abdomen. It started yesterday. What can it be?

I have been having pain in my left side of my lower abdomen. It started yesterday. What can it be?

Please get checked..: Abdominal pain is never normal, but you have not indicated the intensity, duration, or circumstances of your symptoms. Lots of things cause llq (left lower quadrant) abdominal pain--see my earlier healthtap answers on the subject please. If pain is severe or worsening, don't delay in seeking evaluation & getting treated. ...Read more

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I have been. Javing a beating sensation in my lower abdomen, more to the left then the center. What could it be?

I have been. Javing a beating sensation in my lower abdomen, more to the left then the center. What could it be?

Need more info: Hi J, I'm not sure based off of the info you have provided. I'd be happy to do a full consult if you'd like to gather more information. Some initial thoughts are that it could be muscle cramping or potentially you are feeling your aorta beating. Hope that helps, if not, let me know! ...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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For a week I have occasionally pain in the left side of the lower abdomen. Till now I have not had these pains. I'm scared. What can be?

For a week I have occasionally pain in the left side of the lower abdomen. Till now I have not had these pains. I'm scared. What can be?

Mild or severe?: If the pains are mild or moderate and go away completely without any other symptoms, then I would just watch it and see. If you have been constipated, try something OTC to help such as miralax (polyethylene glycol) or sennakot. If the pain is severe, causing a fever or bloody diarrhea, then you need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and periodically when I go to stand up I get this tearing, ripping pain in my lower abdomen. Its so bad I have to curl up on the ground.

Needs to be checked: You are 16 and you have to inform your parents about this pain and need to be checked by your doctor to find the cause or let them take you to youe pediatrician or go to er. ...Read more

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Having ALOT of pain on my left lower abdomen and if I lean on that side or move a certain way it begins to spasm rapidly. Should I be concerned?

Having ALOT of pain on my left lower abdomen and if I lean on that side or move a certain way it begins to spasm rapidly. Should I be concerned?

Exam needed: Frequent and/or severe discomfort in the left lower abdomen could be due to inflammation of the colon (diverticulitis) or ovarian problems. I strongly recommend that you see a physician for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower abdomen left side?

Constipation: Constipation is the most common cause of lower abdominal pain on the left side. Other causes such as ovarian cyst or fibroids may be present in women. Crohn disease is one rare cause. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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Would like to have reasons for left lower abdomen pain in women?

Would like to have reasons for left lower abdomen pain in women?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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I have left lower abdomen pain and headaches what could it be?

I have left lower abdomen pain and headaches what could it be?

Abdominal pain: Are you constipated. Try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) over the counter. If not better go see your doctor. If your pain is bad now, odnt wait, go see ur doctor now. ...Read more

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Mass in lower abdomen pain lower left menstration?

See your doctor: Very soon - this week - if you think you have a mass. ...Read more

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What causes pain left side of lower abdomen?

Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...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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What might lead to pain in lower abdomen on left side?

What might lead to pain in lower abdomen on left side?

Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Please help me with severe pain in left lower abdomen?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...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