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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: The first step is to try to establish the cause of the pain. Your doctor will take a history, perform an examination and order appropriate tests to he ... Read More
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy?: Have you had a screening colonoscopy? Was it normal and do you have a family history of colon cancer? Have you noted any blood in your stool? Have you ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Left side pain: Left sided abdominal pain may indicate a gas pocket, which is common in the splenic flexure of the colon. Such a pain may indicate constipation. And ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Be checked ...: As long as still able to pass gas & move bowel and without history of inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis or Chrohn's disease), the od ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Scope: The best way to look for the cause is a scope. You may still have diverticulosis or a polyp. Also consider IBD or gluten allergy. Follow up with your ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
See GI or colorectal: There can be several causes of localized left sided pain, including colonic reasons, but also urinary causes such as a kidney stone. Unless you have ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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What's your question: Unable to ascertasin what you want to know ???
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Infection: You had infection somewhere, if the CT scan of the abdomen revealed normal colon anatomy, the source of infection could be from another site, may be p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
ABD PAIN & FEVER: It is very important to separate the location of the pain from its cause. Abd pain & fever may arise from many, many different diseases, not just limi ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Accupressure Points:: http://www.herbalshop.com/Acupressure/Acupressure_13.html I am an acupuncturist - but acupuncture/ acupressure points are usually the same.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: Have you seen a doctor? Have you had any tests done? Have you ever had a colonoscopy? You need to see your doctor so that the proper evaluation can be ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Peppermint oil: Maintaing regular bowel movement with fiber and exercise are good. For immediate relief you can try peppermint oil.
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