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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Left Upper Stomach Bloating

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What can cause dull with intermittent stabbing pains with maybe a little bloating in lower left abdomen sometimes accompanied by nausea in a male?

What can cause dull with intermittent stabbing pains with maybe a little bloating in lower left abdomen sometimes accompanied by nausea in a male?

Diverticulosis and .: This is most commonly associated with diverticulosis and diverticulitis. Diverticula are out pouches of the lower bowel on the left side. Given diet and stool consistency these pouches can become inflamed/infected. Usually associated with bloating, diarrhea, blood in the stool, tenderness and fever. This can be treated with antibiotics; some cases, a flexible sigmoidoscopy is may be required. ...Read more

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What causes bloating and gas that is hard to pass, and hangs around for hours after meals, in the lower left abdominal area, but also mid-back area?

What causes bloating and gas that is hard to pass, and hangs around for hours after meals, in the lower left  abdominal area, but also mid-back area?

Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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What could cause bloating, nausea, dizziness, lower left abdominal pain?

What could cause bloating, nausea, dizziness, lower left abdominal pain?

Could be: Simple constipation, diverticular disease, or tumor or inflammatory bowel disease, left ureteral/kidney stone or if female ovarian pathology. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause upper back pain? Have pain in my left side, nausea, and bloating, which is my usual gastritis. Back pain level to the stomach pain

Can gastritis cause upper back pain? Have pain in my left side, nausea, and bloating, which is my usual gastritis. Back pain level to the stomach pain

Comorbidity: It means that two or more conditions happening in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. When you have more than one health problem, you have different health care needs and should address each separately. Start with the worst one. ...Read more

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I have bloating, lower left quadrant pain, belching, and off and on stomach pain after eating. What can the cause be? Is it aortic aneurysm?

I have bloating, lower left quadrant pain, belching, and off and on stomach pain after eating. What can the cause be? Is it aortic aneurysm?

GI cause: Symptoms are not very specific for a single cause but are related to your GI tract, possibly a food intolerance such as lactose. These are not symptoms you would see with an aneurysm and you are much to young to be at risk for this. ...Read more

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Can a stomach ulcer cause bowel problems? Constipation/loose stool/cramping/gurgling/bloating/pain in lower left abdomen?

Can a stomach ulcer cause bowel problems? Constipation/loose stool/cramping/gurgling/bloating/pain in lower left abdomen?

No: All GI complaints mentioned are totally unrelated to a stomach ulcer. The latter produces upper midline abdominal pain relieved by food or antiacids and if perforating posteriorly into lesser sac, the space behind the stomach, back pain develops. Constipation or loose stool related to diet or inflammation of bowel and if in sigmoid colon with diverticular disease. lt. lower abodiminal pain noted ...Read more