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What does it mean if you have sharp pains in your lower abdomen when 6 weeks pregnant?

What does it mean if you have sharp pains in your lower abdomen when 6 weeks pregnant?

See a doctor: Sharp pains in early pregnancy need an emergent evaluation to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus. Sometimes the pregnancy implants in the Fallopian tube (an ectopic pregnancy). This can be a life threatening condition. Best to be seen and make sure that you don't have one. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a female has shooting pains through her vagina, butt & lower stomach?

What does it mean when a female has shooting pains through her vagina, butt & lower stomach?

Depends: There are lots of different reasons for these symptoms. Pregnancy can cause a number of these symptoms, as can a pelvic infection or normal menstrual cycle. Other causes include urinary tract infections, constipation, and endometriosis. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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I have lower stomach pains can't cough or sneeze what does this mean?

I have lower stomach pains can't cough or sneeze what does this mean?

Abdominal pains: Hello. When you cough or sneeze, there is a brief increase in the pressure in the abdominal cavity. So if pain worsens with a sneeze or cough, that might point to a hernia possibly or other conditions. See your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your constantly having lower waist/stomach pains & always feeling like you have to throw up.?

What does it mean when your constantly having lower waist/stomach pains & always feeling like you have to throw up.?

Doctor to evaluate: Having "constant lower waist or stomach pains ; always feeling like having to throw up" means a trip to see the doctor. Possibilities include bad constipation, kidney or bladder disease, liver disease, some cancers, pregnancy problems, pancreatitis, stomach ulcer disease, intestinal infections, gall stones, etc... The symptoms are not good clues, because many diseases can occur in the abdomen. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
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Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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My period is 4 days late. I have lower stomach pains and i also have white discharge. What does this mean?

My period is 4 days late. I have lower stomach pains and i also have white discharge. What does this mean?

Pregnant?: Maybe pregnant, so take a preg test. Maybe your ovulation was off this month... Maybe bowel or bladder related, etc... Prob should get in with your ob/gyn if you're not better in a few days. ...Read more

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What does it mean if im having lower stomach pains on both sides and my period is 3 days late? Is it a chance that i'm pregnant ?

What does it mean if im having lower stomach pains on both sides and my period is 3 days late? Is it a chance that i'm pregnant ?

Pelvic pain: A few days late on your period with some pelvic pain could still mean you will be getting your period, some pregnancy test are sensitive enough to detect a pregnancy when your menses is a week late. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
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Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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I have lower stomach pains and I am 2 weeks late and I also have a back ache and keep feeling sick and getting head aches what does it mean?

I have lower stomach pains and I am 2 weeks late and I also have a back ache and keep feeling sick and getting head aches what does it mean?

The possibilities: If you are or have been sexual active you'll want to do a home pregnancy test. If you are 2 weeks late this should be very accurate. If you are not pregnant then there could be normal hormonal changes and you could take a wait and see approach over the next 2 weeks. Should you have any other changes a consult is always the best advice. Avoid alcohol and tobacco in the meantime. Good luck. ...Read more

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