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Lower Abdominal Pain

Pain located below the belly button is called lower abdominal pain. Various causes, such as constipation, fatty meal, stress, intolerance to certain foods, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), intestinal obstruction, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), appendicitis, hernia, etc., can all result in lower abdominal pain. Menstruation, ovarian cysts, pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) are some conditions that can result in lower abdominal pain in females.

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What causes nausea and lower abdominal pain after taking birth control?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had protected intercourse. I was wearing a condom, and she was on birth control, although the next few days, she took her birth control a few hours late. Also, maybe two of the times I did not wear a condom during the beginning, but I still put one on. She had pain in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to She needs to do a urine pregnancy test and transvaginal ultrasound to exclude possibilities of either a cyst or a more rare but real ectopic pregnancy. A functional ovarian cyst that persists only for some time then disappears can cause all the symptoms she had. These c...  Read Full »

Why am I having lower back and abdomen pain during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently pregnant, as confirmed by a pregnancy test. Yesterday, I felt a lower abdomen and lower back pain that does not go away. May I know if I need to go to the hospital now? I just want to know if this calls for concern and we need to go to emergency. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to During early pregnancy, there are chances that you may experience a mild lower abdominal ache off and on due to uterosacral ligament laxity, which is physiological. But if lower back pain, as well as lower suprapubic pain, occurs, then there are all chances that you ...  Read Full »

How long does the complications of COVID-19 last?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient was discharged after COVID treatment six days ago. He feels sudden pain in lower abdomen today. He has taken tablets for five days. But one tablet Mucinac 600 alone we got only after first three days of taking other tablets. Could that be a problem or is this a normal stomach...  Read Full »

Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query. Based on which the patient was discharged, and now he is having pain in the lower abdomen. Tablet Mucinac is given to reduce dryness and improve lung function. Pain is not related to that. It is essential to know that even after recov...  Read Full »

I get a sharp lower abdominal pain and burning feel in hands and vagina during pregnancy. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am four months pregnant. My hand and leg palms feel like burning and become very hot, and I have the same feeling in my vagina too. I also get an occasional sharp pain in my lower abdomen for a few seconds. Is this normal in pregnancy? Kindly suggest. I have attached my reports and I...  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your examination. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). They are all normal. The symptoms that you prescribe above are common during pregnancy. Burning sensation in palms and hand is called Carpal Syndrome, it happens in pregnancy due to swelling ...  Read Full »

I am a 22-year-old male with pain in the lower part of the abdomen connecting the nerve to the right testicles. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22-year-old male with a height of 5.5 feet. I am getting pain in the lower part of the abdomen, which is related to the nerve that connects to the right testicles. Please suggest some medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Deshmane Mahavir Subhash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Get an ultrasound examination of the abdomen urgently. It can be a stone in your ureter (kidney pipe). Consult a urologist. Hope this answers your query. Regards.  Read Full »

I have lower left abdominal pain and swelling in my left testicle. How do I overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 49 years old. I had itching in the urethra around three years ago. I never went to the doctor regarding it. This year I suffered from pain in the lower left abdomen. In addition, I have swelling and pain in the left testicle. I do not take any medication except Paracetamol. How do...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please help me with a few details so that I can assist you better: Do you have difficulty passing urine, such as a weak stream or straining to pass urine? If you strain to pass urine, does the flow increase or decrease? Do you have to wake up multiple times at...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing right flank pain for ten weeks, which sometimes radiates to the lower back and abdomen. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had right flank pain that comes and goes for about ten weeks. It is dull and moves around my right flank area, and sometimes it radiates to the back and lower abdomen. A few times, it wakes me up at night and is relieved by urinating. I have a history of breast cancer and thyroid c...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to understand your concern.It would be best to take a computed tomography (CT) scan of the KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder) region to rule out any small renal or ureteric calculus (the presence or formation of stones within the ureters).  Read Full »

My abdominal pain got worse after taking medicines. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, In the past ten days, I have a problem of sudden lower abdominal pain after eating and urgency to go to the bathroom. The stools are semi-solid and not loose motions. The abdominal pain gets resolved once I had a bowel movement. During these periods, I go to the bathroom five to six times...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you.You seem to be suffering from acid peptic disease along with a lower gastrointestinal tract infection. You have taken the right treatment. In such cases, I prefer to give my patients a good combination like Normaxin RT (combination of Ranitidine, D...  Read Full »

What causes constipation and lower abdominal pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been constipated for the past few days, and recently my lower right abdomen started hurting. I am a 12-year-old female. I currently take Zyrtec, Asmanex, and Melatonin pills. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, for how long you have constipation? It is not uncommon to have pain over the lower abdomen because of chronic constipation? It is highly possible that you have a primary problem of constipation while the pain is just a secondary phenomenon. The two possibilit...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for lower abdominal pain accompanied by diarrhea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. For the past four months, I have periodically experienced severe pain in my lower right abdomen and lower right back regions. The pain comes quickly and can last for a few hours, and is so severe that all I can do is lay down and writhe. I have never passed an...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, I understand you have pain with diarrhea and pain that lasts a few hours before it goes away. Listening to your history, it seems a few possibilities. The pain of intestinal loops affecting the cecum a part of large bowel or terminal ileum which is small bowel....  Read Full »

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