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I have a sharp pain in my right side of stomach, comes and

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I have a sharp pain in my right side of stomach, comes and goes all day, I usually get this sharp pain few days before my period but never lasts all day, however I'm in 3rd day of cycle today so not sure if they are related
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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I am sorry you are having abdominal pain.

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is this the right upper or lower abdomen?

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usually pain before your period is from your ovaries.

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and this is in the lower abdomen.

Customer: Yes it is my lower
Dr. David :

that sounds like ovarian cramps prior to your period.

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you can always see a gyn doctor and get a gyn exam

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and ultrasound of your pelvis to check your ovaries.

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but it sounds like this is dysmenorrhea pain or period pain.

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does this make sense?

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hello?

Customer: But I'm in 3rd day of cycle do u think it still is from overies. Yes thank you
Dr. David :

yes, most likely from your ovaries.

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even if the 3rd day of your period.

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if this pain continues, you might benefit from going on birth control pills

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to help regulate your periods.

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are you on birth control pills now?

Customer: Not at minute, am trying for baby
Dr. David :

I see.

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well, good luck with trying to conceive.

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you can also try NSAIDs like ibuprofen to see if that helps decrease the cramp pains.

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NSAIDs often can help decrease pelvic ovarian menstral cramp pains.

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have you tried this?

Customer: Ok thank you
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you are welcome

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