Abdominal Pain (Adults)


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Comment from: Alexis31 , 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: June 04

I have abdominal pain in the lower left side of my stomach. It is not painful, more like a tight squeeze. This happens every time I bend over. It has not been much of a bother but lately it has been bothering me constantly. Even when I breathe in too deeply I can feel that tight squeeze. I had my appendix removed about 7 years ago. I don’t know if that has anything to do with the pain I feel now in my left lower side.

Comment from: Lisa, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 14

I have been on and off the toilet since Friday night. My abdominal pain got worse Saturday night and I felt dizzy and lightheaded. On Saturday night, when I went to bed I was up and down to the toilet and have had severe pains in my stomach on the right side, round the bottom of my stomach and the top of my thigh on the right side.

Comment from: Margaret m, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 10

I have been telling my doctors for the past 6 months about this abdominal pain, but today I got nausea really fast. On my right side, upper to lower back to middle of my shoulder, it is like a really bad burning, like a fireball. The side where it starts, feels like a really sharp stabbing pain that takes me to my knees. I told her this pain is bad and I can’t even sleep with it. I rock myself to sleep, and even when I sit up, I feel it. It’s not normal.

Comment from: Mike, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: November 03

I have what feels like pressure or bloating in my lower abdomen. It is a dull abdominal pain however, when I bend over to pick something up. I feel lots of pressure. Unbuttoning my pants or taking my belt off will give a bit of relief. Im 6' 2” and weigh 185 lb. This has been happening for a couple weeks now. I am looking for some advice on things to do with my diet or any home remedies. I am getting in to see a doctor during these times are near impossible.

Comment from: Fran, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 27

I went to the emergency room (ER) yesterday for abdominal pain and lower back pain. I was feeling dizzy and haven’t had an appetite and when I do eat my stomach hurts again. But they did CAT scan, X-ray and blood work, and it was all clear. But I’m still having that problem, also with congestion. The doctor couldn’t figure out what the problem was so sent me home. I don’t know what to do, I’m no doctor but wonder if it’s an ulcer. I have lost work days also because of this.

Comment from: Brenda, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: October 27

I am having lower abdominal pain and swelling. The pain has now become pretty severe. I have a feeling of something dripping at times in there. Also, I am scheduled for a hysterectomy and lymph node sampling on November 15th for possible uterine cancer. I have a 30 percent chance of this. I don’t know what the increased pain and difficulty having bowel movements mean, and I’m also having urinary issues now. I’m so overwhelmed, anxious, sick and over all this. One last thing is severe nausea.

Comment from: Jessica W, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: July 09

I have very bad stabbing pains in my lower abdominal region, all the way across the bottom of my stomach. I can barely walk and it feels like I'm being gutted.

Comment from: I need help , 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 09

I have extreme abdomen distension, especially upper abdomen. For the last 3/6 months approximately 3 times a week I have vomiting at 10 pm or later for hours. My belly button is unchanged and no pain there, the pain radiates to my back, and I have right flank pain sometimes with it at times. It gets worse when I eat or get hungry. I’ve eliminated foods and medicines, but no help. My bowels are moving, yesterday I had a lot of little movements.

Comment from: Mystery solved, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 20

I have abdominal pain under my right rib cage. It can come from gluten, even if you test negative for celiac. If you have Hashimoto’s disease, do not eat gluten. It looks like the antibodies. My pain and other gastric symptoms are cured.

Comment from: AR, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 19

For about 1 year I’ve had intermittent, mild, sometimes dull but sometimes sharp pain in my lower right abdomen (above my rip hip bone). It comes and goes randomly but is worse if I’m full. It only hurts when I suck in or put pressure on it or stretch in a way that puts pressure on it. CT scans revealed a small stone in the kidney, 2 mm only, and tight renal cysts compressing the right pelvis. No treatment was done. I am 20 weeks pregnant. Pain still comes and goes but no other symptoms.


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Comment from: Mike, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: October 13

I woke up the morning of January 20, 2020 and from then on I couldn't eat anything. I went from being 196 to 144 within three months. I was losing 10 pounds within 2 weeks. The left side of my body goes completely numb, my abdominal pain and stomach cramps are so severe it keeps me bent over in pain. I've had every test imaginable and nothing has been found. I still can't eat and it's October 10, 2020.

Comment from: Obfstacy , 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 24

I have a burning rubbing sensation under my left ribs. The abdominal pain feels like something is pushing from the inside. I have had endoscopy and colonoscopy with only one small polyp (benign). I am 52, female and have some gastrointestinal issues occasionally. I have occasional diarrhea but sometimes urgency with bowel movements. I have a history of anxiety and depression, although it seems controlled in recent years. I have high blood pressure that started 2 years ago. Had abdominal CT today and results pending. Nervous.

Comment from: Reader, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 04

In 2013 I was diagnosed with Clostridium difficile colitis. I was treated for 6 months with vancomycin, Flagyl (allergy). No matter what, it didn’t go away. I had a fecal transplant in May of 2019 that seems to have finally helped the C. difficile. It took my diarrhea down from 18 a day down to between 9-12. Through it all, I had a pain that would be fairly constant on my left side from under the rib to the top of my pubis. I would feel swollen and in pain and it would hurt to move. No one can explain it.

Comment from: Anisia, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 18

They say I have chronic constipation, however I go to the bathroom every day at least once, and it is normal, not hard. About every 8 or 12 weeks I get an abdominal pain that starts under my right breast and travels downward. It takes three days or more for the pain to complete the journey, and during this time I am in so much pain I can’t walk, don’t eat, have broken out in cold sweats and vomited. I miss work. The doctor has run all kinds of test including a liver biopsy.

Comment from: Wendy, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: January 28

I have abdominal pain around the ribs and just below my breasts. It’s awful, makes me feel sick, and I am unable to move with it. I am taking tablets for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), increased to two a day. Every time I eat something the pain starts.

Comment from: Essy, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 24

I have had right lower abdominal pain since February 2014. When it started I thought I had an ectopic pregnancy because of the pain intensity. I went to my general physician (GP) and had an ultrasound scan, abdominal and transvaginal, and nothing abnormal was detected. I have since had a CT scan, MRI and colonoscopy, and all good. I am however still in pain, it's not always intense but it is always there. It now radiates to my heel, and I am scared to go to the GP now as they say it's all in my head.

Comment from: Morue, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: January 15

I’m 49 years of age. I had a stroke 5 years ago where I had no paralysis afterwards other than losing my speech. But since then my entire stomach hurts. I’ve went to my doctor they did CT, ultrasound, scopes and said everything is normal. It continues to hurt. My abdominal pain usually comes on only when I sleep, lying down. The doctor said it’s IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and to watch what I’m eating.

Comment from: Bettyboo, 65-74 Female (Caregiver) Published: December 10

My abdominal pain began two and a half years again as a niggle in my mid upper abdomen. Now it is a raging, nauseating, dizzying chronic pain that has dragged me down. Laparoscopy, bowel resection and countless tests including gastroscopy found nothing. Sometime I feel like I am going to pass out. I don’t know what I can do to get help!

Comment from: KMitteff, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

I have a sharp stabbing pain above my stomach in between my rib cage or my solar plexus. I don’t know what is causing my abdominal pain.

Comment from: Kiaondria P, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

So over the past month my stomach has been aching bad, like hurting really bad, so I went to the doctor. They took blood, nothing was wrong, and they put an IV in my arm. I am not going to lie, that helped, but now my abdominal pain is back again and it is hurting so bad like last time.

Comment from: George, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: September 13

The patient involved is suffering from abdominal pain. He said when he lifts his leg it really hurts and he feel pains all over the edges of his reproductive system. Actually he got diarrhea recently but did not treat it and the sickness vanished. The place he is, there is no hospital.

Comment from: Alveera A, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: September 13

I am going with my period but today is 5th day and the bleeding has stopped. But I am having a stomach pain since 6 days. I don’t know why this is happening and my bowel movement is in very liquid form though I have taken some medicine like dopamine.

Comment from: One %, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: September 04

I had abdominal hysterectomy on July 2, and I have an infection abscess in the lower stomach near my colon. I had an ovarian cyst with blood clot, antibiotics caused vaginitis. I also had pimples-like rash in the vaginal area, and bladder infection. Antibiotics then lowered my pelvic pain, yellow discharge, fever, nausea, throbbing pain in the right side under ribs, shooting pain on the left side of my stomach, dry mouth, dehydration, dizziness, chills, and pain in my lower back. I had loose stools, rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing. Serotonin syndrome is past history; and insomnia.

Comment from: Chris , 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 29

I had shingles really bad In April but it has never really gone completely. Then this severe abdominal pain started 3 months ago. I was sent to the hospital In case it was appendicitis, but they think not, and I go for a scan on the 30th of July. But I can’t even wear my clothes because they hurt so much.

Comment from: APS, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: July 23

I have been to the doctor since December 2018 for abdominal pain on the right side below my rib cage. CT and x-ray found 2 lumps. I am taking medicines and antibiotics. The pain became bad to worse in the past 2 weeks. I have had vomiting and pain. I saw the doctor again last Friday and he gave me more medicines and antibiotics. I hope it is not serious.

Comment from: Shelagh, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 16

I had a urinary tract infection (UTI) only 2 weeks ago. I had taken antibiotics but symptoms are back again worse. I can’t sleep and am in constant pain. This time the abdominal pain is in the right-hand side of my abdomen and I also have lower back pain. I wonder if this could this be something other than a UTI.

Comment from: Roon71, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: April 01

I recently got took to hospital with severe abdominal pains. After various tests the doctor said it was gastritis and gave me Buscopan. The pain has now gone but my stomach and ribs feel sore, I have no appetite and can’t go to the toilet. Plus I am feeling tired all the time and can’t stop sleeping.

Comment from: S.c.w, 75 or over Male (Caregiver) Published: March 11

I felt sick and broke out in a sweat, but felt better after making myself sick. I have tenderness in my upper stomach, and have not had a bowel movement for 4 days. I have gone for blood tests, and am awaiting a scan, and they want a bowel sample which I can't produce.

Comment from: Js, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: December 11

I have severe abdominal pain above the umbilicus up till my diaphragm. I went to several doctors but nothing helped. I got endoscopy and CAT scan done. Endoscopy revealed a polyp in the stomach of a very small size.

Comment from: Arnie, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: October 31

I have had severe bloating for 2 weeks where my belly is hard and is very bloated (I look pregnant). I am having regular bowel movement everyday so I am not constipated, but today I did start my period - which rules out being pregnant, but also contributes to slight bloating, but not all for the past 2 weeks! I have tried to cut out bread, milk, etc., but having no luck with any less bloating.

Comment from: bridges, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 23

I am having abdominal pain in the right side and going to back. I been told have irritable bowel syndrome, gastroparesis, and acid reflux. I take Protonix.

Comment from: Mithun, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: October 16

I am feeling a slight pain in my left abdomen since the last 6 days. I know that I have an ulcer problem. I am now taking rabeprazole tablet and taking an enzyme also.

Comment from: Gama, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: October 03

I feel pain sometimes in my lower right abdomen. I went to see a doctor and he told me it’s a kidney stone. I took some medicine which he prescribed, after some days the pain stopped, and then came back again. I went back, they did a scan and told me that nothing is wrong with me, though it is weird to me because I feel pain. I don’t feel sick, I don’t vomit or go to toilet often, I feel normal but it still pains, not every day though. I don’t have appendix.

Comment from: Rk, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: September 21

They say I have chronic constipation, however I go to the bathroom every day at least once, and it is normal, not hard. About every 8 or 12 weeks I get an abdominal pain that starts under my right breast and travels downward. It takes three days or more for the pain to complete the journey, and during this time I am in so much pain I can’t walk, don’t eat, have broken out in cold sweats and vomited. I miss work. The doctor has run all kinds of test including a liver biopsy and can’t find anything.

Comment from: Cid, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 19

They say I have chronic constipation, however I go to the bathroom every day at least once, and it is normal, not hard. About every 8 or 12 weeks I get an abdominal pain that starts under my right breast and travels downward. It takes three days or more for the pain to complete the journey, and during this time I am in so much pain I can’t walk, don’t eat, have broken out in cold sweats and vomited. I miss work. The doctor has run all kinds of test including a liver biopsy and can’t find anything; I am sick of being sick.

Comment from: Jim, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: September 19

I have felt something constantly in my abdomen for 5 months. I have had bouts of bad diarrhea off and on. Lately after every bowel movement I'm in a lot of discomfort for hours. The doctors think I have irritable bowel syndrome. I have been eating completely heathy and have been on Dicetel for 5 weeks.

Comment from: Isabel, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: September 12

I have pain on the top of my tummy as if there is too much gas, and I am having cold sweats. I took a hot drink and the milk is still there. I wonder if it will help if I drink cold water.

Comment from: Ashlei, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: September 12

I woke up feeling like I had gas, it's been 2 days now and it's not gone away. It hurts really badly under my right rib cage and I feel really tired.

Comment from: Kaz, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: September 12

I have severe abdominal pain. I've had it for 4 days now. I'm living on Cuprofen 4 times a day.

Comment from: Gail, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 12

My pain started in the upper right quadrant abdomen right underneath my ribs on the right side about 4 years ago. I would get it occasionally when I turned a certain way but it has progressively gotten worse. Now the pain goes from up there all the way down to my lower abdomen and it feels like somebody is stabbing me in several places at the same time. Once the initial attack is over the pain lingers there like pulled muscles or something for the rest of the day. It's getting so much worse.

Comment from: Kay , 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: September 05

I feel like I’m permanently bloated all the time. My lower left abdomen is so tender almost all the time as well, so much so that my boyfriend can’t even lay his hand over my tummy. It’s very uncomfortable and I look like I’m a couple months pregnant but I’m not. My doctor told me to “buck up” and never ran any tests on me at all. She just changed my birth control.

Comment from: Gracie, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 03

I have lower abdomen pain, in the area centered above the pubic bone. I had blood tests and scan, but nothing showed up. I have just been given antibiotics, Enantyum 25 mg and 4 hourly painkillers, Nolotil and cefixime. It is a great deal of pain and nothing takes it away. In the hospital I was given drips of Nolotil which eased it slightly. It kind of feels like a bad period pain. In another week my doctor is getting me to do yet another urine test, but also another to grow a culture on.

Comment from: Gert, 45-54 (Patient) Published: May 30

My abdominal pain has been diagnosed as caused by my gallbladder tube which is enlarged. Liver is slightly enlarged too. No treatment.

Comment from: JGi, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: May 01

I've had abdominal pain and diarrhea for over 6 weeks, and been going to the emergency room (ER) 3 times. The pain stops if I don't eat. Diarrhea and pain are now back, it hurts in my left side and upper stomach and through my back. I don't know what to do. I can't eat, hurts to drink water, and at the ER they said I had a urinary tract infection, but antibiotics make me even sicker.

Comment from: Golf girl, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: April 25

I have bloating and abdominal pain. I have had 4 consecutive rounds of Flagel as C. difficile treatment. Now I am starting second week of vancomycin. I am still very bloated. I weigh 114 lb, 5 ft 2 in., very active. It leaves me with low energy and mild nausea.

Comment from: Mrs J Powell, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 29

Quite often as I sit down, I get a shooting pain which goes up my buttock to my abdomen. I’m a healthy person but had problems with my bowels in the past. I’m a size 12 now, I have never need to exercise. I have a good life outside work, always on the go. But as I have said I had problems with the bowels and had 2 operations in the past 2 1/2 years.

Comment from: AJ, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 20

I have had diarrhea for about five or six days. Anytime I eat or drink anything it comes right out the other end. I'm also having abdominal pains under my ribs and in my back.

Comment from: Badamasi shuaibu, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: September 23

I had operation in the year 2019 in respect of my testes that were hanging, which they tried to bring down, and in the course of doing that, they removed them completely. Now the lower part of the abdomen is paining.

Comment from: Oldfart6455 , 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: September 01

I am having abdominal pain on the left side and haven't had a good bowel movement in 2-3 days. I drank some magnesium and thought I was cured, sitting on the toilet for an hour or more with diarrhea, it helped a little. Still here sitting as calm as I can be scared to move. I'd like something to eat, I know that it is going to pass soon, I hope; excuse the pun. It hurts; waiting.

Comment from: Tiffiny49, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 21

I am a 49 years old female and every so often I get a stabbing pain under my left rib. The abdominal pain comes out of nowhere, has me double over, and then in about 2 minutes, goes away. I am wondering what it can be; it's been happening often but not lasting long.

Comment from: Butterball , 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: August 20

I have pain in the right and left abdomen, bladder area, in the ribs and lower right back. I don’t know what is causing it.

Comment from: DLBaxter, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 24

When I use my stomach muscle to get up, the right side hurts so bad, level 9 where I have to groan. It has been 2 weeks like this. I have a lumbar fusion of L3, L4 and L5.

Comment from: Bloated, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 21

I sometimes have severe pain under my rib cage and my stomach gets bloated. There is a feeling of movement. I don’t know what is causing it.

Comment from: Leigh, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: July 07

I fell two nights ago, now I have pain right above my pelvis and have pains in my upper stomach, below the chest, near the ribs. I have pain in my sides and I feel bloated now, all the time. I have no idea what is causing my abdominal pain.

Comment from: Justin, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: July 01

I have shooting abdominal pains on the right side of my body, in the lower portion of my ribs, but if feels like it is in the middle of my body. It does not hurt to touch any of my ribs.

Comment from: Emily, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: June 24

I've been having sharp pulling pain above my belly button but in a straight line below my breasts as if a string were in between pulling. I don’t know what it could be or if I should be concerned.

Comment from: Dalia , 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: June 23

I feel stabbing pain in the lower left side of my abdomen when I lie down.

Comment from: Grandma 1911, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: June 23

I have developed a sudden pain in my lower left abdomen. Sometimes it feels as though there is movement in that area, like turning into a ball. Painful few minutes, then it eases up.

Comment from: Anonymous , 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: May 29

I am 22 years old. I have pain in my upper back and on my left side ribs and tummy. Not sure what it can be.

Comment from: Deborah, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: May 29

I feel mild pain in my lower abdomen and when I put pressure on it, it pains more. I have been feeling the pain for a week or more.

Comment from: Amit D, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: April 29

I have continuous upper left side abdominal pain for the past 3 years. My endoscopic results 2 years back revealed GERD and diverticulitis. I had homeopathic treatment, but this disease is not cured till now.

Comment from: Tina, 25-34 (Patient) Published: April 07

Apart from abdominal pain I have bloating of my stomach, as well as severe burning on the left side of my vagina, so severe that I wet myself. I can't walk unless on pregabalin.

Comment from: Jackie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 02

I fell and hit my ribs on a metal pole. My side was really painful but now the pain has also moved to the same side of my stomach. My abdominal pain is like a stinging pain, worse when I bend forward.

Comment from: Donnalang , 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 25

I have had a complete hysterectomy and my gallbladder removed. Yet I have a steady pain in my lower right side every time we have sex.

Comment from: Lo, 65-74 (Patient) Published: March 17

I feel frequent movement from low back to right waist to right stomach. No abdominal pain; wondering what this can be. All kind of tests done with no outcome.

Comment from: Isabel , 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 11

I have an ache (dull pain) on the right side of my body, right under the ribs. It’s been painful to move for three days. I’m very curious as to what is causing my abdominal pain.

Comment from: Jphels, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: March 10

A friend popped my back for me. When he bear-hug squeezed me, my back popped, but I heard something else pop as well. Now my left side abdominal area under my ribs and above my waist is swollen and tender and slightly bruised on the outside. Not sure what it is.

Comment from: Ash , 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: February 27

I am experiencing very sharp pain on the right side of my lower abdomen and every 5 minutes it feels like it releases pressure. It’s been going on for 10 minutes straight.

Comment from: D, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 25

I have had a dull abdominal pain in the right side under my rib for 3 days nos. It hurts more when I lie down and bend.

Comment from: Vicky, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: February 14

I try to lie on my right side, then when I turn over, it takes a while because it's very painful. The doctor says he doesn't want to run tests to find the cause of my abdominal pain, says it would be expensive; well I am paying for it. My abdomen is very swollen from the right ribs down.

Comment from: Tina M J, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: February 10

I have severe pain in my lower and mid back and it radiates to the front where my upper right side quadrant seems to be swollen. I've had my appendix out and my gall bladder taken out. The abdominal pain is unbearable. My body feels like it is numb, especially on the right side.

Comment from: Inpainpleasehelp24wk, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: February 04

I have lower right quadrant abdominal pain now going on 6 days. It is so much worse at night where I cry myself to sleep and by morning I feel so much better. It is super tender upon palpation release. My bloodwork, urinalysis, ultra-scan, and MRI are all negative. I am 24 weeks pregnant. Wonder if I could have chronic appendicitis. I am worried about my baby and my health.

Comment from: Patrick, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: January 31

I had a fall trying to avoid my dogs chasing a cat, hurting my lower left side between my back and just under ribs. I am now having short stabbing abdominal pains when I move certain ways. I don’t know what has happened.

Comment from: Zenobia, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: January 28

For the last three days the lower part of my stomach has a sharp pain but it doesn't go away. Plus when I try to pass gas it hurts me. If I opened my legs wide when I am urinating, it hurts terribly. Plus I missed my period ever since December of 2019.

Comment from: Coachbrb, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: January 13

My abdominal pain was from gallbladder pain, but worse without a gallbladder.

Comment from: Pb racer, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: January 08

My stomach area is in pain and there is rumbling in my colon continuously for about two hours. I don’t know what’s causing my abdominal pain.

Comment from: Lillou, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 07

Every morning for about 4 to 5 hours, there is sharp abdominal pain in the left side to the point bending over hurts. It’s been happening for 4 months.

Comment from: Pat, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: January 03

I am very overweight and just started working on it with diet. I have a fat roll under my bellybutton and when I bend over it hurts; a pinching burning pain. It’s not my stomach it’s the fat. I can’t find anything like it described here.

Comment from: Rica, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: December 31

I’m feeling a severe abdominal pain from my navel to my vagina whenever I try to stand straight and a burning pain in my vagina and after I urinate.

Comment from: horseygirl, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: December 31

My stomach hurts when I press on it and it is very tender and bloated. It hurts to push my stomach out and there’s an aching abdominal pain. It gets worse for a couple days then sometimes goes away. I have uncomfortable pressure when I have sex but it isn’t painful.

Comment from: Sonia, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: December 10

I had my gallbladder removed through keyhole surgery 10 days ago and today I keep getting a sharp pain on the left side of my stomach area, if I bend or twist side to side, etc. It is constant and getting worse within 48 hours. No fever or vomiting.

Comment from: Dnbk1, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: December 03

I've been having burning of the skin pain on the right side of belly button. The skin is sensitive to the touch, and it goes from my belly button across to right above the hip. It does not hurt to push on the area, just burning, and clothes rubbing against the area is sensitive and uncomfortable. It is right above the belt line level with the belly button. There is no redness or swelling.

Comment from: Liz, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: December 03

I've been hurting in my stomach, left hip and my back for about a week now. I've been having bowel movements, but my blood pressure is 146/114. I'm getting afraid and the pain is making my blood pressure go sky high.

Comment from: Jen, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: December 02

I get sharp pains in my lower right abdomen, and then I have cold sweats. If I put pressure on the side it lets up till I release it.

Comment from: Carl, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: November 19

My abdominal pain just started today. I bent double while seated and felt a short sharp pain on the left side of my abdomen just below the ribs. It was very sharp and lasted 3 or 4 seconds. I am obese and it is a muscle cramp.

Comment from: Mary wallace, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 15

I have had a scope done. I had an ultrasound done and still my right side of the abdomen hurts. I am at my wits’ end with it.

Comment from: A house , 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 12

When I lie on my stomach for too long my belly button disappears and it causes pain on the top of my stomach. The pain went down but my belly is still sore and sucked in. I’m passing gas and having bowel movements, no nausea or vomiting or other symptoms. Wondering if I should be worried about my appendix.

Comment from: Kathy, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 08

I am due to have hysterectomy and an operation for rectal prolapse, however I am in constant abdominal pain.

Comment from: Ola, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: October 29

First I was complaining of stomach pain and loose stools. After Flagyl infusion and hyoscine injection diarrhea stopped, but I am still complaining of abdominal pain in between left and right.

Comment from: Destiny, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 15

After sex I was ok until maybe 5 minutes later I hurt so badly in the lower part of my belly above my crotch area on the left side, then all the way across. I sat on the toilet and I could barely move couldn’t push the urine out or the other. It hurt so bad I urinated a little, but was still not able to move. Here it is the next morning and I am so bloated it still hurts, though not as bad, but it hurts. What could be causing this abdominal pain.

Comment from: Robby, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: October 07

I am male, age 44. I have abdominal pain on the lower left side under my ribs and in my lower left back, and it hurts worse to sit.

Comment from: Rcccccccc, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: September 11

I have a pain in the lower right side of my stomach. I have done ultrasound, but the result is normal, but I am suffering deeply with this pain.

Comment from: Tolou, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: September 10

I have bloating in my stomach, diarrhea most of the time after I eat, and cramping abdominal pain on the right side bottom of my stomach. It feels like bad menstrual cramps. It comes and stays for a little while, then it leaves.

Comment from: Teresa, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 04

I have had a pain in my left lower side abdomen for three days. It comes and goes but it is like somebody has punched you and it doesn't get comfortable when lying down at night in bed.

Comment from: Oioioggless, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: September 04

I have bulging left side, and a sudden abdominal pain hasn't let up for over an hour. It is spreading to the right, and feels like muscles are split. I lifted things too heavy today. Pain only gets worse. I can't stand up or turn right. I can't lift my right leg without the pain.

Comment from: Brian, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: September 03

I have constant wind pain, stomach pain when standing up or moving, and occasional back pain.

Comment from: Tonya, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 15

I'm having constant severe pain in my upper stomach. The doctor did a CAT scan and said everything looked ok. But I'm still hurting extremely bad. I don’t know what this could be.

Comment from: Wendy, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 12

I’ve had surgery 3 months ago, to remove my ovaries. Since then I’ve had bad stomach pains in the morning with an urgent need to move my bowels, and I have constant pain in my back on the right side.

Comment from: dona, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: August 09

I have lower abdominal pain and also a period like pain. I keep getting shooting pains in my buttock. It is tender to touch my stomach and it hurts to pass wind.

Comment from: Tee, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: August 06

I have had a sore belly for the last 3 weeks. I haven’t been out of my bed as it hurts if I move. The doctor told me I had internal bruising but today it is worse than yesterday.

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