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A 48-year-old member asked:

help? i have got a sharp pain in the left side of my stomach?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What could cause a sharp pain in the lower stomach?

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Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
Lots of things: There are a lot of things that can cause pain in the abdomen. If this is persistent then you should be seen by a doctor immediately.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What would cause a sharp pain in the lower left side of my stomach?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Get it checked: There are many causes of left sided abdominal pain 1diverticulitis 2kidney infection/stones 3pelvic inflammatory disease in women 4inflanmatory bowel disease' 5irritable bowel syndrome 6bowel obstruction i will recommend you see your doctor or a gastroenterologist, to find the cause of the pain.

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