A member asked:

I'm having a constant dull pain with a feeling of pressure and heaviness in my left hypochondrium region for 3 months. i play volleyball and do heavy lifting for work. i'm not sure if either activity caused this but it doesn't increase the pain to continu

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

I would definitely be seen to make sure this is not a form if cardiac problem. If that is ruled out, then GI, pulmonary, and musculoskeletal problems can cause similar symptoms and a detailed exam and appropriate studies can often determine the cause.

Answered Mar 31, 2015



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