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What causes sharp pains in stomach, breasts, and vagina?

What causes sharp pains in stomach, breasts, and vagina?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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What could cause sharp pains in one's stomach off and on?

What could cause sharp pains in one's stomach off and on?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pains in my lower stomach?

What could cause sharp pains in my lower stomach?

Lots of things: Depending on location, it could be a bladder infection, kidney stone, appendicitis, colitis, small bowel blockage, irritable bowel, ovarian cysts/torsion, etc etc. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pains in the lower stomach?

What could cause sharp pains in the lower stomach?

See below: Many things. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pains shooting up from stomach to chest?

What could cause sharp pains shooting up from stomach to chest?

Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Maybe just GERD but get eval. ...Read more

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What can cause random sharp pains in your lower stomach?

What can cause random sharp pains in your lower stomach?

Bowel problem: irritable bowel syndrome commonly causes abdominal pains.
at your age, colitis is possible, IBS is possible
you need to be seen by a doctor for an evaluation
pain is NOT normal ...Read more

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What can cause sore breasts and sharp pains in the stomach?

What can cause sore breasts and sharp pains in the stomach?

Fibrocystic breast: Check a pregnancy test first. The most common cause are the fibrocystic changes that can be very tender, especially before your cycle. Decrease caffeine intake and use Vitamin E and they may get better ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

See your doctor: Many things can cause pain in the lower abdomen. Some of them are dangerous. See you doctor. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in lower abdomen?

What causes sharp pains in lower abdomen?

Lots: The list is quite long from gynecological (cysts, infection, endometriosis, etc.), gastrointestinal (diverticulitis, appendicitis, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel, etc.), anatomical (hernias etc.) among others. A proper history and physical exam will be necessary to narrow the options. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen that makes your pelvis area hurt when you sit down?

What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen that makes your pelvis area hurt when you sit down?

Needs evaluation: Could be a whole host of things. If continues needs to be evaluation by family practitioner or Pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have been having these sharp zaps or shooting pains across the stomach for like a second a few times a day for past week what can cause this?

Gas: By far the most likely cause for a fleeting pain in this area is a gas bubble that causes some part of the intestinal tract to balloon out momentarily which can be painful. As soon as it passes, the pain is gone. Try some simethicone or charco-caps and avoid all foods and sodas and gum that can cause gas. ...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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What can cause sharp pains on the left side of the lower abdomen?

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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What are the causes of sharp pains in the lower abdomen of a female?

What are the causes of sharp pains in the lower abdomen of a female?

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

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What causes your stomach to ache and have sharp. Pains?

What causes your stomach to ache and have sharp. Pains?

Many reasons: Stomach pain can caused by many pathological conditions, like indigestion, gastritis, peptic ulcer, acid reflux, even galdstone can mimic stomach pain. ...Read more

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I have sharp pains in my stomach right above my belly button. What could that be caused from?

I have sharp pains in my stomach right above my belly button. What could that be caused from?

Some thoughts...: Abdominal pain has many causes. Far too many to list here. When you see your doctor, they'll ask you lots of questions: is it worse before or after you eat? Are your bowel movements normal? How long has it been going on? Any nausea? Does eating make it feel better? The "differential" for abdominal pain is so big that you really deserve a thorough history and exam to get to the bottom of it. ...Read more

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Can oatmeal cause dearrhea? If so can it cause sharp pains in the upper and lower stomach and burning in the stomach.

Can oatmeal cause dearrhea? If so can it cause sharp pains in the upper and lower stomach and burning in the stomach.

NO It Does not: If a child is having Abdominal pain and Diarrhea, Acute Enteritis from something he/she ate caused it. It can be usually uncooked meat, vegetables or contamination from not properly washed produce. Very rarely from A=Oat meal though.
Rx with Clear liquid diet, and BRAT diet for 2-3 days. If by any chance pain and cramps continue to get intense take r her to ER ...Read more

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Had sex last night, and it caused sharp pains on the left side of my stomach and they are not going away. What could it be? Should I be worried?

Had sex last night, and it caused sharp pains on the left side of my stomach and they are not going away. What could it be? Should I be worried?

Pain: Tough to say, could be simple muscle contusion depending on the possible roughness of the sex, or body positions (you on bottom), etc. Or it could be referred pain form pelvic structures if bruised during sex, or could be an infection, etc. If it doe not improve, then see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Cause of sharp pains in stomach when trying to concieve?

1, 000, 001 reasons: Can you give a little - any - more information what you are asking? ...Read more

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What could have caused me to get severe sharp stomach pains when I vomited?

What could have caused me to get severe sharp stomach pains when I vomited?

Vomiting defined: Vomiting is the involuntary (or sometimes induced), forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth--you're describing the stomach muscles contracting violently. Regurgitation by comparison is the return of stomach contents back up the esophagus to the mouth, without the force & displeasure associated with vomiting. ...Read more

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I am approximately six weeks pregnant & been having sharp abdominal pains. What could be the cause?

Many possibilities: Abdominal pains may be related to pregnancy or unrelated. An emergency is ectopic pregnancy-a pregnancy in your fallopian tubes that could rupture them and cause severe bleeding.
Another serious possibility is appendicitis but usually there are symptoms like fever.
A urinary tract infection is common during pregnancy.
Other things: constipation, gas, muscle/ligament strain, pelvic infection. ...Read more