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what is this sharp pain in my left side

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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: It is impossible to tell what is. Causing the pain. If it persists then you need to see a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis. Good Luck

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stern
9 years experience General Surgery
Possibilities abound: Hi there! the external oblique is a muscle that does a run there however there is a lots of possibilities for left-sided pain. A history and physical ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Left abdominal pain: There are a few possibilities: if female, could be ovulation or an ovarian cyst. Regularly recurring pain could be a kidney stone on that side. Drink ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: Sudden sharp pains on the left side can be caused by many things, including cysts on the ovary, intermittent twisting of the ovaries, tubal pregnancy, ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Could be muscle or: bone pain. The ribs and muscles between them are thin and easily injured. You may have strained them during a workout. Try 20 minutes of SLOW side str ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Infection, stone?: The change of location from left to right is a bit unusual. But pain that increases with urination may well suggest infection or stone. Need urinalysi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Pain- severe: never try to have severe abdominal pain diagnosed online. Please close your computer and proceed to your closest ER or urgent care clinic- NOW!
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Biggs
20 years experience General Surgery
Few things possible: Go see your doctor. This may be related to things like diverticular disease, gynecologic problems, hernias, musculoskeletal problems, etc. Your docto ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you w ... Read More

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