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Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I've been having pain on my left side of abdomen. Every time I sit down and lay on my left side it hurts, what do you think I should do?

Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
7 years in practice
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I've been having pain on my left side of abdomen. Every time I sit down and lay on my left side it hurts, what do you think I should do?

Depends on the pain: Hello Christopher Depends on the level of pain and how long it has been. For a women of your age, the organs on the left that are of issue are the spleen and your left ovary. If the spleen is enlarged due to an infection it can be painful. If your ovaries are twisting or have a cyst that could be pain. Or it could be due to your muscle sprains. If the pain is getting worse or fever see your doc ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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What organs are on the left side of abdomen?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What organs are on the left side of abdomen?

Several: The spleen is on the left side. Portions of the intestines are on the left side. The pancreas is mostly on the left side.One kidney is on the left side and one half of the genital tracts are on the left side. ...Read more

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Dr. Raymond Schneider
Board Certified, Family Medicine
41 years in practice
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Pain on left side of abdomen?

Dr. Raymond Schneider
Board Certified, Family Medicine
41 years in practice
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Nature of pain?: Left sided pain in a male could be a hernis, kidney stone, diverticular disease, pancreatitis and even just gas or constipation. We look at the location, the type of pain, lab tests, x-rays and, of course, examine the patient. There are lots of other possibilities as well. If pain gets worse or does not just go away you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Board Certified, General Surgery
29 years in practice
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What can cause pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Dr. Barry Rosen
Board Certified, General Surgery
29 years in practice
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What can cause pain on lower left side of abdomen?

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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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What could be the cause of pain in the lower left side of abdomen?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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What could be the cause of pain in the lower left side of abdomen?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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I've been getting sharp pains in my left side of abdomen mainly from the middle downwards. Do you know what is causing this please?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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I've been getting sharp pains in my left side of abdomen mainly from the middle downwards. Do you know what is causing this please?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is 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, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What could be the cause of pain on the lower left side of abdomen?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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What could be the cause of pain on the lower left side of abdomen?

See below: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
48 years in practice
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I have a hard knot like area on the lower left side of abdomen, been there for around 14 years but has gotten bigger over the years. No pain or discomf?

Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
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Overdue: This is not my area of expertise, but i must say that you are 14 years overdue to have this examined and, if necessary, treated. Consider this your engraved invitation...Call your physician now. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Diverticular Dz?: This can sometimes be related to diverticular disease. If the pain is chronic or accompanied by change to bowel habitus - this warrants medical assessment. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What might lead to pain lower left side of abdomen?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What might lead to pain lower left side of abdomen?

Many causes: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but is 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

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