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I recently stopped taking the birth control pill two weeks ago. Last week I started feeling a pinching in my lower abdomen and it has been getting progressively worse. In the last few days I have a shooting pain in my lower right pelvic region. I am about the time I should be ovulating but I have never experienced this pain before. I am wondering if this is my body adjusting to not taking the pill or a serious matter.
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replied June 6th, 2007
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This very well could be your body readjusting or could be some other form of something. When was the last time you had pelvic exam? Could be an ovarian cyst, which usually take care of themselves. If the pain persist, call you OBGYN and talk to them. Best to be safe than sorry! GOod luck!
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replied June 7th, 2007
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Some people do feel pain when they ovulate, but it shouldn't be severe pain. If it feels like period cramps than I wouldn't worry, but if you think it is worse or in a different area, I would go in and get checked out. Especially if it gets worse or doesn't go away.
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replied August 2nd, 2009
I've been having the same exact pelvic pain! I stopped taking the pill about 6 months ago and just recently started having shooting pains in my left pelvic area/upper thigh for the past 2 months. The pain ranges from severe to cramp-like, but goes away the week I have my period. I had a pelvic ultrasound done and the results were 100% clear...no cysts or anything. My doctor thought it might have been ovarian cysts but since that's been ruled out, I have no idea what's causing the pain. My guess is that it has to be post birth control related then...
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