Lower front abdominal pain can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'needs attention' to 'generally fatal'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose lower front abdominal pain, we could:
|Kidney Stones||3%||Ruled out|
|Ovarian Cancer||3%||Ruled out|
|Intestinal Obstruction||2%||Ruled out|
|Diverticular Disease||1%||Ruled out|
LOWER-CENTER abdomen: Do you experience discomfort or pain at the top of your pubic area?
Possible responses:→ No / only after meals / don't know
→ Occasional mild discomfort
→ Frequent mild and/or occasional moderate pain
→ Frequent moderate and/or occasional severe pain
→ Frequent or constant severe pain
Kidney stones are characterized by (often extreme) pain at the site where the stone is causing irritation i.e. back and sides of the abdomen, lower front of the abdomen and groin area.