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sharp, stabbing pains in my left lower pelvic area?

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I started a period on July 24-29. On July 29 I had a tubal ligation. Since then I have had 2 regular, although hard, periods. The first started Aug. 17-23. The second was Sept. 18-24. Then on Sept.29th I started cramping and bleeding. That ended on Oct. 3. Now yesterday, Oct. 11, I have had sharp, stabbing pains in my left lower pelvic area. This has been continuing for 19 hours. No bleeding, just severe, sharp pain. I double over when it hits, about ever 3-5 min. What could this be?

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replied October 12th, 2011
Ovulation and Ovaries Answer A27626
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The symptoms that you describe could be suggestive of probable endometriosis, PID, pelvic adhesions, miscarriage (as a result of slipping of ligatures/clamps from the tubal ligation) etc. The exact cause cannot be commented upon without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation/investigations. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for examination and further evaluation. Get started on treatment as indicated by your examination findings and investigation results. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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