Lower left abdomen pain?

earlier i had a cramp-like pain in the lower left abdomen which lasted for 15 minutes. it was as if i had dysmenorrhoea but only on the left side. i hurts whenever the left side gets pressed but it goes away when i stand up... after 15 minutes, it went away and i have no pain whatsoever anymore. what could have... show more earlier i had a cramp-like pain in the lower left abdomen which lasted for 15 minutes. it was as if i had dysmenorrhoea but only on the left side. i hurts whenever the left side gets pressed but it goes away when i stand up... after 15 minutes, it went away and i have no pain whatsoever anymore.

what could have caused this? anyone, help...
Update: it went away on its own after 15 minutes. a few hours later though, i released a lot of gas. O_o and until now, i'm still occassionally burping gas.
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