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Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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When you have sharp pains in your lower stomach what does that mean?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
40M people helped
When you have sharp pains in your lower stomach what does that mean?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help. ...Read more

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
11 years in practice
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What does it mean if you have sharp pains in your lower abdomen when 6 weeks pregnant?

Dr. Phillip Goebel
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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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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Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
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What does it mean when you have sharp pains in the lower left part of your stomach and your back?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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What does it mean when you have sharp pains in the lower left part of your stomach and your back?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to 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? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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Dr. Neil Brickman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
23 years in practice
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What does it mean when I have really bad pains in my lower stomach an my virgina?

Dr. Neil Brickman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
23 years in practice
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What does it mean when I have really bad pains in my lower stomach an my virgina?

Ovulation pain/uti: The pain you are having could be related to the menstrual cycle, ovulation pain or even a bladder infection. I would recommend that you be evaluated by your gynecologist and have an ultrasound, pelvic exam and urine culture. ...Read more

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Dr. James Szender
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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What does it mean when a female has shooting pains through her vagina, butt & lower stomach?

Dr. James Szender
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
24 years in practice
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I have lower stomach pains can't cough or sneeze what does this mean?

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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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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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
9 years in practice
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Latley i was seenin slimy mucus coming from my vagina but it dont smells and i was havin pains in my lower stomach what does that mean me n my partner also had unprotected sex the month before last n this month?

Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Latley i was seenin slimy mucus coming from my vagina but it dont smells and i was havin pains in my lower stomach what does that mean me n my partner also had unprotected sex the month before last n this month?

Vague symptom : Discharge can indicate many possibilities. Might be early sign of pregnancy. Might be sign of infection (bacteria or yeast). Take a urine pregnancy test and see your dr to further evaluate. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
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I'm am 22 weeks pregnant and when my spouse and I have intercourse i get very painful sharp pains in my lower stomach what does this mean?

Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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I'm am 22 weeks pregnant and when my spouse and I have intercourse i get very painful sharp pains in my lower stomach what does this mean?

Musculoskel v ctx: This could be due to stretching of the musculoskeletal ligaments of the pelvis, or you could be having contractions or cramping. Be sure to discuss this with your doctor and tell him/her exactly where the pain is, how long it lasts for, is it cyclic or constant. Until you see doctor, no sex. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Board Certified, Pediatrics
28 years in practice
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What does it mean when your constantly having lower waist/stomach pains & always feeling like you have to throw up.?

Dr. Robert Kwok
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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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Dr. Elia Fanous
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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?

Dr. Elia Fanous
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
15 years in practice
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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?

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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