A 39-year-old member asked:
What should i do about a sharp colic pain on the upper left quadrant side of the abdomen?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jon Ahrendsenanswered
Family Medicine 41 years experience
See Dr 4 Colon exam: It is helpful to list your age. Are your stool patterns normal? What makes the pain better? What makes the pain worse. Your best advice is to see a doctor who can perform or arrange for a colonoscopy exam after performing a history and physical on you.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 30-year-old member asked:
Need some advice. I have sharp colic pain on the upper left quadrant side of the abdomen?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Cornelia Franzanswered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Could be gas: Sometimes gas can be caught in the bend of the large intestine in that area.... And be painful or mononucleosis can cause spleen enlargement which can be uncomfortable as well. If it persists then be seen.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 20, 2017
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.