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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pancreatitis: Please go see your doctor urgently.
Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas: The most likely cause is gas in your intestines given the location at the bend of you colon (splenic flexure) and the colicky pattern of pain you desc ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Some thoughts...: For a young guy who's otherwise healthy, we think of lower back strain (muscle strain) as one of the most frequent causes. Other things that can give ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
Kidney?: Possible kidney stone, u better check with you pcp so he can order , urinalysis and possible xrays.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: This could be due to a spine or back muscle problem, which needs time to heal and may benefit from anti-inflammatory medications. It may also be a kid ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: Inflammation of the pancreas is one possibility. Can be exacerbated by infection, meds, alcohol, smoking, gallstones, trauma and many other rarer trig ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain from IBS.: IBS can cause a pain that would usually be described as a bloat. But, I wouldn't just assume this, as certainly other things can cause abdominal pain ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
29 years experience Pediatrics
Stomac pain: See if your stomac pain improves or worsens with pain, if not, it is unlikely that this is a stomac pain. Do you have any urinary pain. Do you drink p ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Most likely muscular: Or arthritic in origin. It is unlikely to be serious as the pain is not constant and only starts after activity. It should be self limiting or may r ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Occipital neuralgia: Suspect the neck is primary cause of your symptoms. a better pillow can help at night.,choose one that offers support is varied,positions. See your d ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varun Verma
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Differential is huge: Could just be from your pregnancy (you stated in your history) If you're having fevers, sharp flank pain could be kidney stone. Could just be muscul ... Read More

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