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What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

More info needed....: Your one symptom (pain) can be caused by so many things, it is next to impossible to diagnose without more info. Could be gas, could be a kidney stone, could be blockage. The internet does not replace your local physician.. Please call for an appointment and a full examination. ...Read more

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I was just diagnosed by endoscopy with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Would any of these cause pain in the left side waist/flank area?

I was just diagnosed by endoscopy with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Would any of these cause pain in the left side waist/flank area?

No: These would not typically cause flank pain. If you are flexing your trunk muscles in response to your GERD symptoms, you may have some muscle stain, but that's as close as it gets. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a pain in my left waist area. It started on the right side 2 days ago and has made it's way to the left. What could cause this?

Abdominal discomfort: This discomfort may be muscular or be due to an inflammatory process within the abdomen. Possibilities include appendicitis, right and/or left sided diverticulitis or inflammatory bowel disease. Is there any tenderness on pressing portions of the abdomen? Any bowel or digestive disturbances? If symptoms persist, you will need to be examined by a physician and if symptoms are severe,go to the ER. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sharp pain in the back left side of the waist?

Nerve Impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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If you have a kidney that is functioning low will it cause pain and could that pain be on your left side and low back just above the waist?

If you have a kidney that is functioning low will it cause pain and could that pain be on your left side and low back just above the waist?

Maybe : A "low functioning" kidney, by itself, should not cause pain. BUT, a kidney infection or a kidney stone COULD cause exactly the kind of pain you're having. Either way, it must be evaluated by your physician ASAP to make sure it's not something serious. ...Read more

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What causes pains on the ribs, chest, waist and on the left side of the abdomen?

Can't say...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

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My son ; aged 5 yrs old, complained of pain on his left side of his waist ( stomach ). What is the problem & possible causes?

My son ; aged 5 yrs old, complained of pain on his left side of his waist ( stomach ). What is the problem &  possible causes?

Usually constipation: Right sided pain usually worry about gall bladder or appendicitis. On the left side the organs are colon, spleen, part of pancreas, part of stomach, and left kidney. Without associated fever or trauma, the most common cause is bowel gas and constipation. If persists, then should consult pediatrician for physical examination and possibly imaging. ...Read more