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pain in upper left part of colon

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually a few days: But could take longer depending on transport times or availability of staff or special staining, etc.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If pain persiss, see your family doctor.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Could be: a condition that is causing your constipation. Recommend you have a medical evaluation and imaging of the abdomen. A mass could be causing both your ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds : Like you are having low grade diverticulitis or intermittent intestinal obstruction. Depending on why you developed your narrowing, it could mean tha ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: Left-sided abdominal pain has several potential causes. It is really best to have an exam with your doctor. Some considerations include diverticulitis ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: As unfortunately the symptoms you describe could be related to so many different issues that can't be accurately determined without more information, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: yes there is a layer of cells covering the outside the colon called "serosa" which has nerve endings and can cause pain.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: yes the colon goes around from the left side, then upper area of the abdomen, to the right side.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Pain never normal: Pain on the left side of the: could be related to constipation or to diverticulosis to name a couple possible reasons. Pain is never normal. If you'r ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Gas: Its most likely gas passing from one part to the other. The colon has some turns to it, so as gas, fluid and solid matter moves around sounds may be ... Read More

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