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left side pain above hip and below ribs

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Get a physical!: New onset sharp left sided abdominal pain can have many etiologies. Without a physician history and examination, it is hard to guess the cause. Musc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Usually it could be someting like diverticulitis of colon or constipation. Also l ovarian cyst and also l sided kidney stone passing as well is a poss ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: The top thoughts would be kidney stone, some process in left lower long, enlarged spleen, colon problem or muscle wall strain.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kallgren
31 years experience Pain Management
I'd : I'd be concerned that you may have a kidney stone or some other process involving your genitourinary system on that side. You didn't mention if you h ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Abd pain: Possibilities include: appendix , gall bladder, ulcer, .... Get in to your doc.
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A male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain: Back pain or UTI can cause such pain.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pain.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Gall bladder, liver...See you doctor.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Kidneys?: The region you describe is the left kidney. If were a kidney stone you would likely have commented on a very intense pain. Fever and feeling sick wo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast exam: While this might represent a breast issue, or an underlying chest wall issue, the only good way to sort it out is with an exam. If have not had a mam ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Nonspecific: Migrating pain could represent excess gas moving through the intestines, or if associated with diarrhea, nausea and vomiting could represent an intest ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Splenic flexure: I would think this is splenic flexure syndrome caused by constipation. You need to be checked out.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Hip pain: Most likely muscle spasm. But need more details. Show to your Dr.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: It could be a lot of things. With the pain radiating down the arm, a nerve entrapment syndrome may be present. See your family doctor.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: May be something simple like a muscle stitch (spasm) that can be relieved by stretching muscles in that area. Or might be internal problem like liver, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Two main reasons for pain in that area. 1-urinary tract system. 2- muscular-skeletal system. There are many other reasons but those the most common o ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Left upper ABD pain: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancrea ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could B from an--: -ulcer, gall bladder, worst is a PE, or apical lung disease. U need 2 C Ur PCP & B evaluated, as U can C there are many causes.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raynald Im
10 years experience Urgent Care
Abdominal Pain: Without more specifics like time, duration, associated symptoms with the abdominal pain it is difficult to tell what is going on. You should be seen b ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
See: Your doctor for a breast exam. They may order an ultrasound and/or mammogram. The majority of breast pain is benign. This is most commonly caused ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Liver: Gall bladder, kidney ? If it hurts with eating fatty foods, it's probably your gallbladder. See your G.I. Doctor for further evaluation..
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Need to have a: basic exam and a chest xray to diagnose your condition. An EKG is needed for the chest pressure.

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