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Pain in upper stomach on left side that radiates to back

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor to evaluate: If one has some uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually lower ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hu ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Colon To Semicolon?: You should think about Diverticulitis or a Ureteral Stone. Obviously much more information is needed but those are probably the biggies. But not all t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Back pain: It's best that you see your FamilyDoc for an evaluation (or chat w/someone here) b/c we usually think of stomach as middle of abdomen below ribs & ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get Checked for a: Hernia, fatty tumor etc. Take care!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Individualistic: Best to sleep on your back, but as far as what side, etc., impossible to really say.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be lots...: Of things, ranging from musculoskeletal, nerve root, GI spasm, kidney or ureter issues, e.g. Stone or infection, other. Call your doc to ask.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal pain: Anytime you have pain more than you can tolerate or greater than tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen can fix, you should consider being seen by a doc ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could be renal: i.e. pertaining to kidney/ ureter or just back and abdominal muscle spasm, try warm compresses and pain killers, if no improvement, see your doctor, b ... Read More
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