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Swelling on upper left side of abdomen

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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44 years experience
Go to ER now: These are symptoms of an infection in your abdomen such as diverticulitis which is an emergency. You need immediate evaluation in an er to determine t... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Maybe: Because of the rotation of the uterus to the right, you might perceive an assymetry or 'swelling' on one side or the other. Run this by your OB and m... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Remove: Size location tenderness suggest that you would be better without it! usually straightforward.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Back swelling : Lipomas are benign fatty tissue (sometimes referred to as tumors) that is movable within the fatty layer area. Sometimes these lipomas may envelope a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Left abdominal pain: Your pain may be due to diverticulitis especially after stretching abdomen
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Duhaney
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: In short, yes, ovarian cysts can develop on either side one after another. Talk to your doc to make sure something else not missed.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Seek 2nd opinion: When a doctor is stumped, it is time to see another physician or go to a specialist to find out the cause. There is always a cause behind a significan... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
Needs evaluation: While I can speculate on potential causes of these symptoms, you need some serious, specific answers. That means a thorough examination plus some X-r... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Smell blood: Do you have diabetes or bruise easily? You need a blood count and iron level check. Consult with us to help solve this issue.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Multiple causes: Your symptoms could be caused by a gyn or GI problem. At your age anything is possible and a visit to your family physician is in order asap.
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