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Hurt When Dr Pushed On Left Side Of Stomach
After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?
Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more
Have a pain on left side of stomach, get it more when i eat, also when i touch the outer surface of skin where it hurts, i can feel the sensation?
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Left side of stomach hurts when pressure is added to it, why? It kind of throbs a little here and there. It started about three days ago.
See physician: Many possibilities! that's why need to see doctor. Needs to know what makes it worse, would makes it better, exactly where it hurts. Does it interfere with or wake you from sleep. In that area are the stomach, left kidney, part of large intestine & the spleen. Can be from strained abdominal muscles.Upper left sided- stomach-stop spicy foods, caffeine, & alcohol. Lower- colon. Constipated-laxative. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need more info?: When did it begin? With or without food? Does it hurt more after eating or during? Do you have heartburn? Do you drink enough water, or do you drink coffee? What are the triggers: caffeine, chocolate, spicy foods? We need more info to help you sort this out better. Please complete meds, past med/soc/sex/surg histories too. More info we have, the better the info we give back to you to help u.Thanks ...Read more
I been having bad pains on my left side of stomach what can it be? I also get dizzy a lot it hurts on everything i do!
Only symptom: dull ache on left side of stomach just below the ribs, hurts when i cough or breath deeply. High frequency noises coming from stomach?
Noises: Noises can be due to gas in your stomach. With gas your stomach tends to expand and cause pain under your rib cage. ...Read more
Possible hernia: A hernia is a tear in the abdominal muscle. If you have one on your left side then it would show up as a bump in this area and might feel like a pulled muscle. Hernias need to be repaired surgically. Please have an evaluation by your medical doctor to determine what is going on and best course of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left side of stomach hurts and today i have an upset stomach making me poop. Could it be anxiety? I can make myself so anxious that my stomach hurts..
IBS...: IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is very common and can present with left sided abdominal pain and bowel urgency and loose frequent stools. Various foods and beverages, hormonal changes and anxiety can all trigger the symptoms. If you experience severe abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, nausea or vomiting, changes in appetite or weight, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
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