What can cause lower abdominal pain?

Many possibilities.. Finding out the cause of lower 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 lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, hernias, etc...

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What can cause lower abdominal pain in women?

Gut, gyn, urinary. Those are the top 3 sources; neurologic less common. Among those are many, many causes. Depends on age, duration, location, quality of pain, e.g. Sharp, stabbing, dull, associated symptoms, etc. See your doc to figure out. Read more...

What can cause lower abdominal pain and diarrhea?

See doctor. If this problem lasts more than a few days, see your doctor. There are many potential causes. Read more...

What can cause lower abdominal pain and vaginal discharge?

So. Many possibilities that only an obgyn could answer your question if you have been properly examined. Do not delay as you can get a pelvic inflammatory disease with potential bad complications. All it takes to avoid this is a visit to the obgyn! doin't wait and procrastinate! Read more...

What can cause lower abdominal pain, light headedness, excessive sweating and diarrhea.?

Maybe stomach flu? Any stomach flu or food poisoning type of illness can have some nausea, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea, tummy pain, tummy cramps, fever, chills, sweating, dizziness, lightheadedness, etc... One person can have some or all of these symptoms. If symptoms are mild, they might go away in a day or two. Sometimes they can be severe or last a whole week, so sometimes a doctor's evaluation is needed. Read more...

What can cause lower abdominal pain which progresses after intercourse and radiate to my pelvic area? For three days, I have experienced lower abdominal pain. The pain is more of a cramping on and off throughout the day, after intercourse, however, the pa

Different . Different possibilities include an ovarian cyst (intercourse can create traction on a cyst and cause discomfort), bowel irritation, or irritation on your cervix or uterus. You can try Ibuprofen for inflammation relief, and a different sexual position, but if that doesn't help then it would be reasonable to discuss this with your physician. Read more...