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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.?

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

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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

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

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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?

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?

Anything: 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

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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?

Suspect strain: You could be experiencing pain from an abdominal muscle strain or tear. You also should be evaluated for a possible inguinal hernia. See you primary care doc first and maybe expect a referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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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 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

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I feel lil discomfortable when I walk on my lower left abdomen? Is it normal?

I feel lil discomfortable when I walk on my lower left abdomen? Is it normal?

Walking on abdomen?: Don't know what you mean! Did you mean "pressing" on your llq? It could be constipation, but have a doctor check it, ok? ...Read more

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Slight discomfort in left lower quad. Of abdomen. Left varicocele. Have developed velvety darkening in creases. Tumor?

Slight discomfort in left lower quad. Of abdomen. Left varicocele. Have developed velvety darkening in creases. Tumor?

Not likely: From what you described you are unlikely to have a tumor. Varicocele is probably raising the temperature on the affected side that may be affecting the pigmentation. You may wish to consult your doctor if you should have the varicocele removed. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Why do I have sharp pains in the lower left abdomen?

Why do I have sharp pains in the lower left abdomen?

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

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What might cause pain in the lower left abdomen in women?

What might cause pain in the lower left abdomen in women?

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

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Is it normal to have a slight pain on the lower left abdomen after the period?

Is it normal to have a slight pain on the lower left abdomen after the period?

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

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So what does it mean for a male if the lower left abdomen has a dull ache to it?

So what does it mean for a male if the lower left abdomen has a dull ache to it?

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

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What can I do for pain that starts in the lower left abdomen and radiates all the way up through the neck?

What can I do for pain that starts in the lower left abdomen and radiates all the way up through the neck?

Pain: 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

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Really small lump not visible but palpable in the lower left abdomen. It's not painful and I don't have other symptoms. What could it be?

Lump in abdomen: It's hard to tell what it could be. I would watch for any symptoms: enlarging size, pain, nausea/vomiting, chances in stool (either constipation or diarrhea). It wouldn't be a bad idea to see your doc and get it evaluated. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Abdominal pain: A fairly common case for lower abdominal pain in males without other symptoms and normal x-rays is a small hernia. Would recommend seeing a general surgeon if you haven't already. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

Ovulation pain: 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.
Not better.
See your doctor ...Read more

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For about 1 week I feel a pain and vibration at the lower left abdomen, is this is the symtom of pregnancy?

For about 1 week I feel a pain and vibration at the lower left abdomen, is this is the symtom of pregnancy?

Not typical: Not a typical symptom, but it could be possible. To rule out pregnancy, take a test. Other possible cause could be colon spasms if you are constipated. ...Read more

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I am six weeks pregnant and am having slight but distracting twinges around the lower left abdomen/groin area. Should I be concern?

I am six weeks pregnant and am having slight but distracting twinges around the lower left abdomen/groin area. Should I be concern?

Round ligament: As the uterus begins its' growth in pregnancy the attachment of the round ligament also begins its stretching to accommodate the pregnancy. The attachment is in the inguinal area. By the way, it is time to see your OB MD if you haven't already to begin your OB care. ...Read more

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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