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Pain in the lower abdomen. Upset stomach. History of c-sections. Medication?

I had my cycle about a week and a half ago then Thanksgiving night I ate and became very sick my stomach and whole abdomen area were very sore and it all kinda started about a week ago I had pain in my left side where I think it was on my ovary but then it filled my stomach my abdomen felt so heavy and painful , I have been having bowel movements and gas and everything but nothing seemed to give me relief . I have had three c sections in the past . It was so bad I was walking around huntched over .
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Thank you for the query.

As you have had 3 abdominal surgeries, there is very possible that inside your abdomen you have a lot of adhesions. Such adhesions can affect intestines and cause bowels obstruction. This should be ruled out at first with abdominal X-ray.
Your symptoms can be also caused by ovarian cyst, ovarian infection, diverticulitis, urinary tract infections, pregnancy (recent bleeding does not rule it out).
It is advisable for you to have abdominal ultrasound, full blood work, urine analysis, pregnancy test, transvaginal ultrasound.

Hope this will help.
Answered: Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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