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Pain In Lower Stomach

Lower stomach pain after swimming in pool?

is it normal to have lower stomach pain after being in a pool? I have had this for several days now. I noticed it shortly after getting out of the pool i felt bloated then started cramping. after an hour the bloat went away but im still cramping. and it seems to be right in the center of my lower abdomen. I had a hystrectomy many yrs ago and only have a partial left over still but thats it and have not been sexually active for over a yr and a half so i know it has nothing to do with that, what would cause this? chemicals in the pool being out of wack or what? is that a possibility?

Is lower stomach pains during pregnancy normal?

I'm 7 months pregnant and since about 5 months I've had this on and off pain in my lower abdomen but now it has gotten worse and more frequent. For the past week or two it has been everyday...when I am walking I have the pains in the very bottom of my stomach, or when I step down on my right leg it hurts on the right lower side...and it doesn't feel like my uterus it feels like my muscles...and I know it's not ligament pains because I've had those already (Yay me lol) and it's not the same....I go to my doctor on Tuesday, but I was just wondering if anyone else knew what this was?
I haven't had any spotting or discoloration at all, my tummy is not tender where it hurts, it feels fine when I am sitting, although sometimes hurts when I go to stand up, and the baby moves regularly still.

Also, I had a urinary tract infection two weeks ago, could I still have it which is why it has been gettin worse/more frequent? And it also hurts pretty bad when I go to turn over in bed at night...

Lower abdominal pain/ stomach feels big and full/i cant suck it in?

The list is endless with possible reason. The less serious would be bloating from gas, or constipation, or a symptom of PMS.

Gas is probably the most common cause of abdominal pain in the absence of any vomiting and diarrhea illness. Your will experience sharp pains on and off that may move throughout the abdomen. Sometimes you can feel the gas bubbles moving along.

Constipation can be painful in themselves, pain or discomfort from this comes in waves with little or no discomfort in between the pain.

Bloating or swelling of the lower abdomen may be present
in the lower abdomen below the navel from time to time, for instance, before or during menstruation, it may happen some months and not others.

Acute and sudden pains are always worrying some so to rule out anything serious your doctor should be consulted if pain persists. The doctor will ask about periods, passing of urine and bowel movements. They might also ask if there have been episodes of nausea, vomiting, or fever. If appropriate, they may ask questions concerning your sex life. Tests or treatment will be based upon the description of the pain and the findings of the doctor's examination. Most likely, a urine sample should be requested and tested for any signs of infection.

If a kidney problem is suspected than an ultrasound scan of the kidneys and bladder will be arranged.

If a problem with the womb or ovaries is suspected, swabs from the vagina looking for any infection might be performed and an ultrasound scan of the womb and ovaries is commonly performed.

If a bowel problem is suspected, a sample of the motion is often investigated for signs of infection and you may be recommended to have a telescopic examination of the bowel called an endoscopy.

If symptoms don't subside seek your dr for help and hopefully you'll be feeling better very soon.

Good Luck :)

Sharp pains in lower right abdomen?

I've had some reoccurring, sharp pains in the lower right side of my stomach. They're -almost- like period cramps but seem pretty focused in one area. They're not enough to -really- hurt but are definitely noticeable. This has been going on for about a week now or so. I've also noticed they're more noticeable when I'm sitting down, dunno if that counts for anything or if I'm just not paying enough attention while standing and walking.

I doubt it's anything serious, I just wanna get ideas or suggestions of what they could be and how I can get rid of them, or how long they can go on before I should wonder about seeing a doctor.

What could cause a stabbing pain in the lower left side of the abdominal?

Nobody can diagnose you properly here. But there are many honest and legitimate answers here. I am wondering why no one has mentioned Kidney Stones (medically known as Urolithiasis). I have had similar pains, constantly, for months and have been diagnosed with kidney stones. Not ones but twice.Many who have not felt or experienced kidney stones cannot know how excruciating the pain can be. Stabbing pain would be an apt description. Having said that, you can’t do much sitting at home. Please see a doctor and try increasing water intake, if at all it is kidney stones.Be well!!

Pain in lower abdomen when pooping...?

You can go see a doctor if you want to be sure about what it really is since there are many different conditions that can cause abdominal pain, but if you're pooping less often than once every two days, what it sounds most like just from the information you shared is constipation. IBS is more often diarrhea alternating with constipation plus abdominal pain--there doesn't have to be diarrhea for it to be IBS--but that's the more common pattern. What you described sounds like constipation even though you went--I understand. Pain in the lower abdomen even after going can mean you're still backed up. Constipation is the #1 US abdominal pain problem because of all the junk food we eat.

The best treatment if this is what it is (but also for IBS) is a better diet with more dietary fiber and drinking more liquids and getting some exercise. If that doesn't solve it you can ask your doctor to prescribe a stool softener. Laxatives, which are different than stool softeners, or enemas can be useful to relieve the discomfort you're having this week, but then you want to try to solve it without depending on those long-term, because relying on them can make the problem worse long-term. Click through several short pages here:

Of course if your symptoms worsen, or if this continues, or you just want a doctor to check it out, then see a doctor, but based on your description, if you agree it sounds like constipation, you can try treating this at home for a few weeks first.

Wishing you good luck and good health.

36 wks pregnant with Lower abdominal pain?

Sharp, shooting pains on either side of your stomach may result from the stretching tissue supporting your growing uterus. These pains may also travel down your thigh and into your leg.

1. Change your position or activity until you are comfortable; avoid sharp turns or movements.
2. If you have a sudden pain in your abdomen, bend forward to the point of pain to relieve tension and relax the tissue.
3. Apply a hot water bottle, heating pad, or take a warm bath or shower.
4. Try massage.
5. Make sure you are getting enough fluids.
6. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen), occasionally.

Contact your doctor if the pain is severe or constant or if you are less than 36 weeks pregnant and you have signs of labor.