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Hi, for a long while now I have been experiencing short, sometimes

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Hi, for a long while now I have been experiencing short, sometimes throbbing pain at the lower corners of my abdomen. It doesn't last longer than few seconds and sometimes happens when I take soda. Do you think there is anything I should be worried about?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 months ago.
Hi--any change in your bowel movements? Are you saying this is on both sides of your lower abdomen?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.

No change in bowel movement. Yes I was referring to the both sides of my lower abdomen (more like the lowest parts just before the thighs)

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 months ago.
OK Liz. This doesn't sound like anything serious but you may be having the beginnings of irritable bowel syndrome and in time you may experience more pronounced symptoms like cramping and perhaps some diarrhea. At this point it would be a good idea to discuss this with a doctor just to see what he thinks.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.

How long do the symptoms last because I have actually be feeling this for a very long time now (say about a year or two). It doesn't interfere with my daily activities but I just feel it once a while.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 months ago.
Usually the more prominent symptoms can last for minutes to hours. Just because this has been going on for so long I think it's time to get an evaluation
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.

I will make a visit to the clinic then. Thanks a lot.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 months ago.
My pleasure but please let me know how it goes and remember to rate my service to you

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