Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Underlying Cause Types Anatomy

Lower Stomach Pain Types

The location of the pain can be an important clue in determining the underlying cause. Pain that is localized to one area of the abdomen is often more serious than pain that is perceived as coming from all over the abdomen.

Lower abdominal pain can be described as:

  • Located in the middle of the lower abdomen
  • Located in the lower right abdomen
  • Located in the lower left abdomen

Other important features of lower abdominal pain include:
  • Pain severity
  • Character: cramping, burning, sharp, etc.
  • Timing: constant, intermittent, etc.
  • Associated symptoms: fever, vomiting, etc.

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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