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Why do i have a big pain on my lower stomach?

By Anonymous August 17, 2010 - 1:59pm
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I sometimes get this pain when im going to get my period, but im still days away from getting it. It just hurts really bad. Im concerned if that would have anything to do with kidney stones. I do drink water but just not that much. I dont really just want to hear " you should go to a doctor" i would please like an opinion.


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Hi, last night i was alright but i woke up to stabbing pain on the right side of my abdomen an inch away from my belly button. I can walk but with every step the pain is too much. I treied to go ro school but my teacher said i lookwd wierd and aent mw hpme. Sorry if am making mistakes when typing i just want to know answerrs and am in a hurry. Ps am 19 and i know for sure its not my period. Although i do have a weird pattern. I skip months at times but I've also had an appendix infection before. For my period i get super bloated and i canf wear pants cos it hurts. My whole abdomen and back but this time its just that one part .

July 11, 2016 - 7:21am
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Hi I'm a 15 year old girl an I started my period this morning an whenever I go to the bathroom or walk I have a stabbing pain right above my vagina. I need opinions please help. -anon.

January 27, 2016 - 9:52pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

I can imagine how frightening this must be. Have you ever had this type of pain before? Have you told your mother?

If the pain persists or worsens, please have your parent call the pediatrician's office.

If the pain goes away, you must mention it to your pediatrician during your next visit.

Now, I don't want to scare you but I found information that might relate to your pain.

Endometriosis might be the cause.

Endometriosis frequently begins in adolescence. It can be passed genetically from mothers to their daughters.

It occurs when cells that normally grow in the lining of the uterus start growing in other parts of the body, such as in the abdominal cavity, ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowel, bladder or the area between the vagina and rectum.

The primary symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain, often associated with the menstrual period.

To diagnose endometriosis and other conditions that can cause pelvic pain, your doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms, including the location of your pain and when it occurs.

Keep me updated:0

January 28, 2016 - 9:21am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

Yes I have told my mom an she said it's just cramps.

January 28, 2016 - 7:06pm
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Hi, this morning I woke up and felt extremely dizzy, and I thought it was just because I was tired but later on in the day I got a dull pain in my lower right abdomen, after one or two hours the pain started increasing, I told my mom (I'm 13 (girl) ) And she said it could be an infection, I fear that it is apendicitis though. She told me it could also be that I needed to poop but when I went to the bathroom to urinate it hurt like I had pressed on the area of the pain because When I press on the center of the pain and release quickly, it hurts even more so please if anyone has any I formation I would love to hear it.

January 16, 2016 - 10:46pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I also woke up this morning and felt almost the same exact pain you were. I know that it can't be my period because I have it it yet (I am a 11 year old girl). So I don't know what to do either.

January 19, 2017 - 3:03am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Have you been puking at all? Those symptoms sound a lot like your appendix exploding. My sister's appendix exploded and your pain sounds a lot like her pain when it exploded. I would recommend going to the doctor to see.

June 20, 2016 - 9:42am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anonymous,

Are you still having the pain?

If so, your mother must call the pediatrician's office. With a physical exam, the doctor can determine the cause.

Keep me updated.

January 18, 2016 - 10:08am
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I am 12 years old and all day today I felt like I started my period but I didn't. What do I do?? It feels like I started it but I didn't.


October 19, 2015 - 3:40pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anonymous,

There is nothing you need to do. When you first start to menstruate your periods can be a bit irregular. As your body adjusts, your menstrual cycles should become more regular.


October 20, 2015 - 8:35am
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