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I don't know if I have IBS or not, but this question is unrelated. Often I've noticed that when I have gas I have a slight cramping in my lower left pelvic area...right near the hip bone. I'm scared it could be my ovary. Is this normal? Thanks!
 

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Well I'm a man so I dont have to worry about my ovaries. But I also get a pain there. Maybe slightly further up than your describing, under the last rib on the left side, (this is a classic IBS pain spot as Kathleen informed me.) It is where the bowel kinks downwards on its way to the colon. I have a mild to moderate discomfort here almost every morning that is (thankfully) relieved with my morning movement.
 

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That's what bothers me...everyone says their pain is higher up near the ribcage. Mine is definitely lower, in the pelvic area. But it only happens when I'm gassy, so I guess that means it's likely NOT my ovary???
 

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That's right where my worst pain is. I have had my ovaries checked out and there fine, but they had a hard time seeing them in the ultrasound because there was so much GAS in my colon right there. I haven't been diagnosed yet for IBS (i go to a GE soon), but I'm pretty sure that's what i got. the pain is there about 80% of the time, and varies from slightly annoying to almost making me nauseous.
 

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quote:Originally posted by SweetPea83:That's what bothers me...everyone says their pain is higher up near the ribcage. Mine is definitely lower, in the pelvic area. But it only happens when I'm gassy, so I guess that means it's likely NOT my ovary???
Same pelvic irritation here.
 
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