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Female Abdominal Pain Lower Left Side
Hi, I have been experiencing upper abdominal pain on the left and right side the past few days. I'm a female 26 years of age. What should I do?
Pain: You should see a doctor to get a better history from you. To give you proper advice. ...Read more
Ulcers? Constipation: Ulcers, constipation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, splenic (rare), gallbladder. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more
Stomach ache and a sharp immobilizing pain in left side of abdomen that comes in waves. What is this?
I am having upper abdominal pain on the left side and sometimes on the right. Lipase numbers have been high for 2 mnths. Ctscan normal, any thoughts?
Abdominal pain/ panc:
This could be related to your gallbladder, pancreatitis or even gerd, irritable bowel or other GI issues.
You should start with an appointment at your pcp and then have and us to rule out pancr divisum or other causes and or see a GI physician or surgeon and have repeat labs after alcohol abstinence and low fat low chol diet. ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain for 6 hours, slight numbness on upper left side. Very painful. No problems going to bathroom.?
See dr: Severe pain has many diagnosis and they need to be checked as it may avoid future problems. See the dr. ...Read more
I have upper abdominal pain in the middle and left side, with nausea, this has been going on for 3 months now, pain is going to flanks.?
Seek medical attn...: I would get help if I were you...Why wait if this has been going of for so long? Is this pain getting worse, or is it worse after meals, before meals or with activity or certain positions? Some things possible include gastritis, pancreatitis, reflux, kidney stones, etc...The list is long so get evaluated soon! Good luck! ...Read more
I have upper abdominal pain on the left side there is constant discomfort, sharp pain, & nausea. It started after a car accident & has gotten worse.?
See below: If you were not evaluated at a trauma center after the accident. It would be best to seek medical advice from an individual skilled in the assessment of the injured patient population. There are certain entities associated with blunt abdominal trauma that should be ruled out. ...Read more
What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Can gallstones cause left sided upper abdominal pain? Pain comes and oes and does not seem to be food related but ultrasound dies show that I have one
Yes: Its not the classic presentation but gallstones can cause pain in several locations. I would make sure you don't have pain from other causes before removing your gallbladder so that you are not subject to an unnecessary operation, but if the workup of your pain reveals no other source than the stones, you would be a candidate for gallbladder removal. ...Read more
I'm up with fever, chills, upper abdominal pain from my center to my left side. Left side of my body is swollen. Thrown up once. Do I go to er? Diarea wkago
Yes,: Go see a doctor to be on the safe side... ...Read more
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I am experiencing side pain, upper abdominal pain (side: right), passing gas and back pain (side: lower). Irritating pain from under right rib?
I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation). The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen can be due to gallstones. Pain in the right lower abdomen can be appendicitis. Stomach flu, food poisoning, other infections, etc., can also cause pain. ...Read more
31 weeks pregnant with bad upper abdominal pain that starts on left side below ribs and works its way down entire abdomen. Pain comes and goes.
Upper abdominal pain, under rib (left side), had egd, ultra sound, labs. All come back good. Mostly pain when laying down. Can this be a hernia?
Chronic middle back pain on both sides, but worse this past week on left side; mid upper abdominal pain and left upper abdominal pain that comes and goes; chest tightness; difficulty sleeping this past week due to symptoms. Should I be seen today?
To be seen soon: I am concerned about your symptoms. You may have a gallbladder problem, lung problem, both of which could be serious. Your symptoms could be due to other causes. Please be seen in the next day. Happy healing. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), abdominal mass, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen and side pain. I have a round mass on left low or mid side when coughing. I cant really bend my abdomen is in the way and painful?
Need Medical checkup: If you suspect any mass in your abdomen which is causing pain, you should have a medical check up. Go see your doctor immediately and have a medical examination. A CT scan of the abdomen is a good test to check for any suspected abdominal mass or lumps in the abdomen. If there is a lump, it will require further testing to find the cause. ...Read more
I've missed my period this month and been having stomach aches, headaches, abdominal pain on left and right side, mood swings, and lose of appetite.
And the question is?: Is there a question somewhere in all that description? Perhaps, one thing you're wondering about is whether or not you could be pregnant? The answer is, "YES, it's possible. If you are a sexually active individual" But to know for sure you'd have to take a pregnancy test and this is available at any pharmacy without prescription. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: left). The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Stomach upset, Stomach cramps, and Fatigue. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. The stomach itself and the spleen are in the left upper abdomen. ...Read more
I am experiencing aching muscles, back pain (side: upper), hand pain, shoulder pain and upper abdominal pain (side: left). its been a month
Not enough info!: We don't have enough info to diagnose you. We don't know your history, physical activity levels, and what other symptoms you may be having. However, I can definitely advise you to get seen by your doc or consider a Healthtap Prime Consult (which may not be able to find out what is going on without further testing) but will be able to determine your next best steps to get a diagnosis & treatment ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: left), mucus in stool and enlarged liver and spleen. The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized), Diarrhea, Appetite changes, Fatigue, and Chills. What should I do?
Consult a MD: Need to have a good history / physical with lab and radiologic evaluation ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain on left side and central+right upper back pain and central+right hip bone pain. Nausea and vomiting. Lost appetite. No fever. Help?
Get evaluated: If you are pregnant and having abdominal pain, get in with your doc. There are several possibilities, gallstones, hernia, dehydration, hyperemesis, ulcer that can be made worse when combined with pregnancy. In the meantime, increase your oral hydration and cut back on fatty food. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: left and right), lump under tongue near jaw none, red blotches inside mouth, mouth sores for 3 weeks, extreme fatigue, and my eyes feel like they are burning, any idea what is wrong with me? Thank you.
Possibilities: You may have one problem with multiple symptoms or, as I suspect, multiple concurrent problems. You will need to see both your Dentist and your Physician for examinations. ...Read more
Lower abdominal pain, left and right side like cramps, lower back is also painful. Sore shoulder. Tired constantly, female 25?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right). The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more
Go to ER: A swollen testicle and pain may be from orchitis (infection involving the testicle) or more concerning, from testicular torsion, a twisting of the testicle that will lead to testicular loss if not immediately corrected. Without knowing more about your symptoms, and given the urgency for the latter problem, you should go to an er to have this evaluated asap. ...Read more
Stomach flutters: The most common reason for abdominal fluttering with a negative pregnancy test is spasms in the muscles surrounding the bowels. ...Read more
Left Upper abdominal pain that hurts when I touch it. It also hurts when I breath deeply. I feel it some in my back as well. What could it be?
Plenty: In that area, your lung, spleen, stomach, ribs, muscles, skin and kidney could be involved. Without any history or physical exam we will not be able to identify the exact cause. It will therefore be best to have you see your doctor or if you are in severe pain to go to the emergency room as soon as possible. Good luck ...Read more