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My period started Nov 8 2014.I'm having dark red spotting and a lot of sharp stomach pains that come and go what does this mean?

My period started Nov 8 2014.I'm having dark red spotting and a lot of sharp stomach pains that come and go what does this mean?

See your OB: Menstrual periods can last up to a week, so it could be the end of aong menstruation, however to be on the safe side, I think you should see an internal med doc or your OB to address the issue, it may be dysfunctional bleeding from any of a number of causes ...Read more

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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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What can stomach pains mean?

What can stomach pains mean?

More info: . When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Is it related to eating? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? If it is not too bad you can schedule an appt with your md. If severe, go to er. ...Read more

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Can sharp stomach pains be ignored?

Can sharp stomach pains be ignored?

No: Stomach pain, chest pain, and head pain cannot be ignored. Each can reflect an urgent problem. Stomach pain should be evaluated and examined by a medical practitioner. There are multiple organs which could be having trouble ... The appendix, the gall bladder, the intestines, the stomach itself as a separate organ, even the liver can cause pain. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pains every time i eat?

Sharp stomach pains every time i eat?

See your doctor: Does this happen with all foods, or certain ones? Does pain happen right away with eating or does it take a few hours to occur? Any other symptoms such as fever or nausea? If so, how are they related to the pain onset (earlier or later...) ? All these things and examination findings will help give you an answer. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have stomach pains on both sides?

What does it mean if you have stomach pains on both sides?

Mosly likely means..: ..That you have gas. When you're having focal pain, pain in one area of your abdomen, that indicates a certain part that has something going on; if there is just hurt all over but no single hurting spot, the cause is probably too much stool and gas in the entire colon. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pains on lower right side... Only persistents if i move on that side... Any suggestions?

Sharp stomach pains on lower right side... Only persistents if i move on that side... Any suggestions?

RLQ Abdominal Pain: Lots of possibilities including appendicitis, ovarian cysts, kidney stones, etc. It is time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Lately i been having a lot of stomach pains they are really sharp and it's like they start one place and travel what could this be?

Lately i been having a lot of stomach pains they are really sharp and it's like they start one place and travel what could this be?

Abd pain: many types: Ms beauty, abdominal pain which comes and goes and moves around can be caused by many things. Although very unlikely, consider pregnancy (19 year old woman, correct?). Much more likely is constipation, lactose intolerance (can't digest dairy), "irritable bowel", or even gluten sensitivity. We believe irritable bowel is related to stress and can be helped by a high fiber diet, and stress reduction. ...Read more