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Discomfort In The Lower Left Abdomen
I've had discomfort in my lower left abdomen. It hurts more when I put weight onto that side or push when using the restroom. Isn't extremely painful?
I am feeling a discomfort in my lower left abdomen accompanied by a tingling sensation in my left leg all the way down to my foot.?
Tingling sensation: If the left lower abdominal pain is accompanied by low back pain radiating to your left leg, then it may be due to pinched nerve arsing from the spine of your lower back. You need a detailed history, physical exam and image tests if necessary. Consult your physician to find the source of your pain and further management. ...Read more
Hi. I'm a 31 year old male. Symptoms of kidney infection include mild flank pain, nausea, discomfort in lower left abdomen. Xray tmw...am I ok? 4 days
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris, it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. ...Read more
It's not necessarily pain I'm feeling, but more so discomfort or tightness in my lower left abdomen while coughing or sneezing. Bladder infection?
Discomfort with coughing and sneezing indicate more of a hernia or similar abdominal wall weaknesses than a bladder problem unless you are already havind problem with bladder emtying and the coughing and the sneezing could be a factor in the discomfort
so my advice see a doctor and get examined so you can get assured or treated ...Read more
Excellent health, not overweight, exercise 5 to 6 times a week. When I bend over, I sometimes feel discomfort (like a tear) in my lower left abdomen?
I have a discomfort in my lower left side of abdomen and can feel a pulse when I am laid down. I feel tense, heart races inbetween.?
Should see your MD: While the symptoms you provide are not specific enough to give you a diagnosis, there are only a few things in the left lower abdomen - sigmoid colon, left ovary, iliac artery and vein, left kidney/ureter and muscle. The discomfort could be due to any of them - the pulse is likely transmitted from the aorta or iliac artery. You may need an ultrasound first to see if there is something of concern. ...Read more
Discomfort in the left lower abdomen, just a feeling of fullness and sometimes a little hurt not pain. I have chronic constipation. Normal colonoscopy
Discomfort is due: To your long standing constipation.You have to be very aggressive with cleansing out your bowels otherwise you will become impacted and obstructed. You want to rule out colon cancer too. Best to get seen by gastroenterologist so he can help manage your chronic constipation! In meantime, drink plenty of fluids, prune juices, hjgh fibers, get the habit of relaxing and not rushing to go to the bathroom. ...Read more
Slight discomfort in left lower quad. Of abdomen. Left varicocele. Have developed velvety darkening in creases. Tumor?
BO under left armpit only. Discomfort under both. Left kidney pain comes and goes. Green urine. Sharp pain in lower left abdomen. Night sweats. What?
Green urine & sweats: This constellation of symptoms should be checked out by a doctor. I'm concerned u may have malaria and that green urine is actually broken up blood cells from the malaria parasites. Sweats and body aches can be found in malaria and this disease should be looked for. In Pakistan it is rainy season now- right? It could be other diseases too--but hope u get help as soon as possible. ...Read more
4 the last year experiencing discomfort in the left lower quadrant of my abdominal cavity. What could be the problem and how could I treat the issue?
A variety of things: Within the left lower quadrant, lies the sigmoid colon (part of the large intestine), the left ovary (females), and the left kidney ureter. Evaluation and treatment will depend on associated symptoms, e.g. diarrhea, constipation, blood in urine or stool, presence of mass and nature of discomfort. See a gastroenterologist if this persists or worsens. ...Read more
See your doctor: You should have your doctor evaluate that area in person. He/she may want to do tests and/or x-rays. ...Read more
Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more
If intensity or. ..: 23 y/o Female asks is it normal to have a slight pain on the lower left abdomen after the period? It might not be unusual but that does not make it Normal. It will be unusual if it is the same side every month. "Slight" pain could be ignored but if the intensity or duration increases one should see the gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more
See below: In a 15 y/o male, consideration is given to constipation and hernia. There is a long list of possibilities. Referred pain is another. To be more technical, the causes can be categorized as organic or functional. A doctor would need to evaluate this if the problem persists or if there are other assoicated concerning signs. ...Read more
What can I do for pain that starts in the lower left abdomen and radiates all the way up through the neck?
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Can you get a stitch in the lower left abdomen during exercise and then have residual pain for the next few days.
Yes: However needs a evaluation by a doctor ...Read more
I've had a mild ache in the lower left abdomen for about 4 years. I'm 33 year old male, had lots of tests but nothing shows what could be wrong?
Really small lump (marble like size) not visible but palpable (but only when you really press on the abdomen) in the lower left abdomen. Painless?
Keep an eye: Keep an eye on this lump. If it begans to enlarge over time, your doctor may refer you to a surgeon for removal and analysis under a microscope. However, as long as it doesn't bother you, undergoing an operation is likely to do more harm than good. Hang in there!! ...Read more
My wife had strong stinging pain in the lower left abdomen, yesterday and was sent to the emergency room where they said it's nothing. Now again... wh?
Could it be ovulation pain, where is she on her cycle, is she pregnant, when it was her last period?
Did she ever have any surgery.
Does she have any fever
So many questions has to be answered before even suggest anything.
Use a heat pad.
Take 800 mg of ibuprofen
Make sure bowels are working.
Drink plenty of water.
See your doctor ...Read more
For about 1 week I feel a pain and vibration at the lower left abdomen, is this is the symtom of pregnancy?
Is it normal to feel some sort of pain (otherwise no pain)in the lower left abdomen when pressing the abdomen with hand?
I am six weeks pregnant and am having slight but distracting twinges around the lower left abdomen/groin area. Should I be concern?
What would cause a very frequent sharp pain in the lower left abdomen with nausea and high bacteria count? Pain has been occurring for 2 days
Pain in the lower left abdomen for about 3 months. Had ultrasound all organs ok but cyst in left ovary got vagynal ultrasound no cyst. What can it be?
Ovarian cysts: The left ovarian cyst seen on the ultrasound could cause your left abdominal pain. Depending on the size, they are often observed and can resolve over time. In your age group, other causes are less common. If this pain persists, a further workup is needed. If everything is negative, then you should discuss treating this cyst to see if the pain resolves. ...Read more
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