Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
Ovulation (the release of an egg from your ovary) is a normal event that can cause pain on either side of the lower abdomen. If your menstrual cycles are timed to occur every 28 days, as is the case with most women, ovulation should occur about 14 days after the first day of bleeding from each of your periods.
Is your pain occurring roughly two weeks from the date that your last period began?