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What might cause pain in the lower left abdomen in women?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Many possibilities..

Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests.
Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc...

In brief: Many possibilities..

Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests.
Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc...
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