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what could this pain be?

(16 Posts)
VitoCorleone Sun 09-Dec-12 13:38:07

Ive had a pain in my abdomen for a few days now, its just above where my knickers sit on the left hand side

It comes and goes and is more like a dull ache, a bit like period pain/discomfort, but when i cough or shout it feels like something is pulling and it hurts.

Any ideas what it could be?

FanjoTimeMammariesAndWine Sun 09-Dec-12 13:54:58

ovarian cyst?

VitoCorleone Sun 09-Dec-12 14:21:03

I hope not

FanjoTimeMammariesAndWine Sun 09-Dec-12 14:25:17

sad are you going to see GP?

VitoCorleone Sun 09-Dec-12 14:50:29

Think im gonna have to, ive just left it to see if it would go away but it started on Thursday and is still there.

FanjoTimeMammariesAndWine Sun 09-Dec-12 14:51:00

Hope it settles soon smile

VitoCorleone Sun 09-Dec-12 14:51:36

Thank you smile

tabbycat15 Mon 10-Dec-12 14:52:35

Definitely get it checked out.

VitoCorleone Mon 10-Dec-12 20:49:56

Its stopped on the left hand side now and moved over to the right?

Also kinda makes me feel like i need to have a wee?

Conflugenglugen Mon 10-Dec-12 20:57:42

Could also be cystitis.

Conflugenglugen Mon 10-Dec-12 20:58:49

I get cystitis quite often and I get that pulling - quite a hard yank - if I cough or laugh or shout; and the pain will move from side to side because it will be affecting various lymph nodes.

VitoCorleone Mon 10-Dec-12 22:09:47

Wouldnt it sting when i pee if it was cystitis? Or can you get it without the stinging pee part?

amillionyears Mon 10-Dec-12 22:18:22

I presume it isnt because you may have different knickers on to usual?

VitoCorleone Mon 10-Dec-12 23:13:50

No same type knickers i always wear, nothing new.

Its getting to be just like twinges now and then, weird

Conflugenglugen Tue 11-Dec-12 21:47:14

Cystitis doesn't have to sting, no. I am flummoxed as to why you'd post here, expressing your confusion, and not get it checked out at the docs. If it is cystitis, the longer you leave it, the more you open yourself to a serious kidney infection.

VitoCorleone Tue 11-Dec-12 22:55:05

Cant get into the docs until Thursday, thats why.

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