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I've been having periodic sharp stabbing pains in my lower left abdomen. Do you know what it could be?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Maybe ovulation

If the pains occur half way between periods, it could be ovulation.
Also the sigmoid colon is on the lower left and trapped gas could cause cramps. If the pain is improved by passing gas or moving bowels, it is likely from colon.Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

In brief: Maybe ovulation

If the pains occur half way between periods, it could be ovulation.
Also the sigmoid colon is on the lower left and trapped gas could cause cramps. If the pain is improved by passing gas or moving bowels, it is likely from colon.Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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