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A 35-year-old female asked:

Hi i am having pain in my lower left side of my tummy and i had a empirical last week.as i have slipped a disc in my back l5 s1.

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
38 years experience
Family practice : If you had an epidural then possibly you are taking a pain medication as well. This can cause constipation which will cause this type of pain. Diverticulitis is fairly common and can cause left lower quadrant pain. I don't think the epidural shot is causing the pain however. Check with your dr if it persists.
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