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Colon Pain Left Side Symptoms
Can be serious: Diarrhea can be dangerous and life-threatening in elderly people. If you are having three or more runny stools in 24 hours, you should call your doctor. The left sided pain could mean you are suffering from diverticulitis. If so, you would have to be treated with antibiotics. Another common causes would be a viral infection, food poisoning, taking too many medications with a newly added medication. ...Read more
R/O IBS vs DIVERTICS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and labs. CT OF ABD/PELVIS Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Given age over 50 you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of abdominal pains, so a doctor will have to get the whole story and do an exam. How tummy pains are related to headaches will be part of the evaluation. Gastritis, heartburn, reflux, or other acidity problem causes pain. Liver, gallbladder, gallstone, and appendix problems can cause pain. Constipation, diarrhea, pancreatitis, and kidney diseases can cause pain. List is long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having left flank weirdness, intermittent left side pain, nausea, pulsation on left upper abdomen, diarrhea, upper middle back pain. ?
Needs eval: Although not every possible cause is dangerous, seeevverbal are. You should be evaluated soon by a medical profession. ...Read more
Intermittent left side sternum and left breast pain. Sharp short pain. No other symptoms. Cannot be reproduced. Muscular? Cardiac? Esophagus?
Most common would be kidney stone
spleen or pancreas related pain such as pancreatitis. Abscess,
could be colon or small bowel related.
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Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Depends: May be many things, you don't state your sex, but everything from constipation, kidney stone, ovarian if female, diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon, inflammatory bowel disease, hernia, infection or tumor. More detailed history and an examination would be needed to give a more specific answer. ...Read more
LLQ abdominal pain: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more
Several things: But common things occur commonly. The 1st 2 that come to mind are constipation & diverticulitis. Colon tumors are also possible and can be checked by a colonoscopy. Also , even just excess bowel gas, Chron's is possible but usually with loose stools. Especially important if you have a family history of colon disease to have a scope. Are your stools normal. Any fever or weight loss? ...Read more
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Having sharp pains in my back bottom left. Other systems condtipation cramps diarea bloating vomiting head aches pain in left side stomach by ribs?
Many: Causes...Get evaluated by your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
How to relieve colon pain? I have a pain spot on the edge of my left side. No other symptoms. I suspect that it's colon. What can I do?
Left side pain: Left sided abdominal pain may indicate a gas pocket, which is common in the splenic flexure of the colon. Such a pain may indicate constipation. And such pain may indicate diverticulitis. Be aware if you have fever. If so, see your doctor right away. Be aware if you may be constipated. Relief with a gentle laxative, such as milk of magnesia or citrate of magnesia or Miralax (polyethylene glycol) will help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2weeks ago I felt left side colon pain of10.It released and a warmth ran down my insides.Terrible bloating after eating now.Sore.Toxic megacolon?
Be checked ...: As long as still able to pass gas & move bowel and without history of inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis or Chrohn's disease), the odd to have toxic megacolon is low. Nonetheless, make sure to be evaluated ASAP without trying to wait out. How to have all related things for good care done correctly? Follow steps / instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
What can cause colon pain (no blood, no diarrhea) after doing triple therapy & omeprazole for h pylori? Just left side/LLQ.
I have colon pain. No bloody stool, no diarrhea, just like an ache and some sharp pain here and there, mostly left side. What could it be?
See GI or colorectal: There can be several causes of localized left sided pain, including colonic reasons, but also urinary causes such as a kidney stone. Unless you have had an evaluation such as colonoscopy, one cannot eliminate causes such as colitis or inflammatory bowel disease. Diverticulitis can cause localized symptoms. In addition, once these are ruled out, irritable bowel disorders can also lead to spasm. ...Read more
I had severe ovarian mid cycle pain & left colon pain with 101 temp.cbc 25000wbc and neutro88.after 12days antibio wbc 13.2, the rest is normal! Y??
What's your question: Unable to ascertasin what you want to know ??? ...Read more
Ct with oral,iv&rectal contrast.all normal.severe ovulation & left colon pain with thin stool.wbc25,neutroph88.aft12day antibio wbc13& normal neutro??
Infection: You had infection somewhere, if the CT scan of the abdomen revealed normal colon anatomy, the source of infection could be from another site, may be pelvic inflammation, urinary tract and so on. Seem like responded to antibiotic. If symptoms cleared, probably watchful monitoring is acceptable. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain left/ middle/right and kidneys. Hida scan normal, ultrasound normal for gallbladder. Still in pain and now colon pain fever 101 ?
ABD PAIN & FEVER: It is very important to separate the location of the pain from its cause. Abd pain & fever may arise from many, many different diseases, not just limited to the gallbladder, kidney, or colon. Rx hinges upon finding the cause, which requires a thorough medical history and exam +/- labs +/- ct scan +/- colonoscopy. Please see a primary care doctor or gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a homemade solution to use by enema method to soothe my colon pain? Colonoscopy messed me up badly.
Wouldn't go there!: Humans are not designed to have people create homemade solutions to send up the butt. A G.I. Specialist can help, along with a primary care doctor. There may be approved enemas out there, but their effects and their side effects on a particular patient (and his or her underlying medical issues) should be carefully considered before venturing into enema territory. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fiber: Most young people without any colon disease, such as inflammatory bowel disease, have irritable bowel disease or lactose intolerance. The treatment for ibd is increasing dietary fiber with whole wheat bran or psyllium seed products. Lactose intolerance is treated by avoiding dairy products. Try taking metamucil or an equivalent product. If there is no improvement, see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can give you colon pain, mild but fairly constant, especially if you push on the descending colon with matter in it? I have bloody stool or dia.
Bloody diarrhea: warrants urgent medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
What can give full colon pain (mild and more painful to touch before bowel mvmt) but have no bloody stool and no diarrhea?
Have ibs-c and continuous intestinal and colon pain, anxiety.Celexa (citalopram) and antispasmodics don't help with pain.Suggestions/alternatives?
Is a colonoscopy really necessary at this age, doc wants one because 1 yr+ abdominal pain/ bloating and reflux has now progressed to colon pain/cpated?
Ascending colon pain age 21 change in bowel habits and no anemia went to the er three times and everything clear.Scared it might be Colon cancer.
See below:: Agree with Dr. KATAKKAR. It is unlikely that you have colon cancer. However, the issue is not suitable for ER. You need to see your primary care provider and let her/him decide if a referral to a gastroenterologist is warranted. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause muscle twitches in calves/legs/biceps/arms soreness in joints constipation and distal colon pain with granular mucosa seen on scope?
Sudden sharp stabbing chest pain left side of chest. Comes and goes no other symptoms. Hurts when I press the area of the pain is located ?
Rib cage: A common cause of sharp,fleeting chest pains, especially brought on with a deep breath, is a pinched intercostal nerve or muscle that runs between 2 ribs. The associated tenderness points toward a cause in the rib cage and not the lung or heart. Another possibility is inflammation,injury or other pathology in a rib itself. Your physician should be able to identify the problem after examining you. ...Read more
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