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Doctor insights on: I Have A Big Vein In My Lower Left Abdomen Why Only One Side

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I have a big vein in my lower left abdomen. Why only one side?

I have a big vein in my lower left abdomen. Why only one side?

Seek help: The isolated vein may be collateral venous drainage, especially if you have had previous blood clot in the left leg, involving the major portion called the iliac vein. The blockage of blood return through the iliac vein resulted in the body opening other channels for blood return. If you have not had a prior blood clot, it may not be significant . Seek help from your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having sharp pains that come and go on my lower left abdomen, near my groin, exclusively in this one spot.

I am having sharp pains that come and go on my lower left abdomen, near my groin, exclusively in this one spot.

Various causes: I8y female has intermittent left lower abdomen pain. HERNIA?: see Surgeon, have CT scan, lump comes & goes. OVARY?: see Gynecologist, have Ultrasound. LARGE BOWEL?: see Gastroenterologist, change in bowel pattern to constipation or loose stools, have endoscopy. MUSCULOSKELETAL?: see Osteopath, pain changes with position/activity, hands-on exam. Start with your PCP. If fever/constant pain go to ER. ...Read more

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I am taking Duphaston 10mg since a week ago and have experienced severe pain on my lower left abdomen. Is that a side-effect of the medicine?

I am taking Duphaston 10mg since a week ago and have experienced severe pain on my lower left abdomen. Is that a side-effect of the medicine?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain has a long list of possible causes. Any organ in the abdomen and pelvis can be a cause of the pain. Duphaston is not typically associated with pelvic pain. See a doctor to begin the evaluation of pain ...Read more

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I've had 3 hernia surgeries last one about a year ago last week I started having sharp pains in my lower left abdomen again any ideas what it could be?

I've had 3 hernia surgeries last one about a year ago last week I started having sharp pains in my lower left abdomen again any ideas what it could be?

Possible recurrence: one of the possibility is recurrence , and several other causes for ' sharp pains left abdomen ' See your doctor what is causing your pain . ...Read more

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I have random pain in my lower left abdomen which has now spread to the right side but my doctor said my ovaries are fine. What else could it be?

I have random pain in my lower left abdomen which has now spread to the right side but my doctor said my ovaries are fine. What else could it be?

It could be anything: pain RLQ in young lady could be anything from a cyst that already rupture with and withour blood it could be endometeriosis it could be from kidney or bladder infection or stone it could be digestive system appendix,colon,small bowel as you can see even with a normal ovary you have a list of things need to be eliminated check with your docotr os ask for referral to GYN or surgeon. ggod luck ...Read more

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Why do I have passion in my lower left abdomen/side with bowel movement?

Why do I have passion in my lower left abdomen/side with bowel movement?

Plez refraz: As it stands, your question can't be answered. Do you mean "pain" instead of "passion in my lower left abdomen..." thanks. ...Read more

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I'm having a constant pain in my lower left abdomen and I've noticed recently my stools are a pale color. The pain is mostly in my side. What could it?

I'm having a constant pain in my lower left abdomen and I've noticed recently my stools are a pale color. The pain is mostly in my side. What could it?

Needs evaluation: This should be evaluated promptly. Pale stools in addition with abdominal symptomology could represent a problem with the gallbladder, liver, or pancreas. There are some nonworrisome causes, but also potential for very serious problems. This would at least need blood testing for liver function or infections, as well as a CT scan of abdomen. ...Read more

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My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.

My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.

My adivse is to: Get a home pregnancy test and go from there. You sound like you could be pregnant assuming your sexually active, which I assume you are or wouldn't be asking :-) If your worried about family and friends, share with those you trust. If you are pregnant, it's important ot have support people in place. Best to you and be well ! ...Read more

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I have a pain lower left abdomen side. In between belly button and left side. Been there all day and worse when I cough. What is this?

I have a pain lower left abdomen side. In between belly button and left side. Been there all day and worse when I cough. What is this?

Left lower abd pain: Well, there isn't too much hanging out in that area. But, since you are female, you always have to consider ovarian problems or uterine problems. Any other symptoms? Are you possibly pregnant? Inflammation of the colon and constipation can also cause left lower abdominal pain. If you have constipation, I would try a stool softener and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in lower left abdomen, when picking someing up the pain moves to both sides.The worst Lasted 3 days but small nagging pain still there.

Constipation?: Have your bowels moved? If not this could be causing some cramps pain. Try a mild laxative. If pain does not improve or worsens, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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My left side (lower left abdomen near hip, and my lower left back just above hip) have been hurting when I am relaxed or when I urinate?

My left side (lower left abdomen near hip, and my lower left back just above hip) have been hurting when I am relaxed or when I urinate?

Can't be certain: The location with the association with pain with urination makes one consider whether there is an infection along the urinary track. There are other structures there including the intestines. The side of the pelvis above the hip could suggest muscular. You need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

Pinched nerve: Sometimes this pain can be caused by a pinched or irritated nerve. Sometimes a pulled muscle can also cause this type of pain. If it persists or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left abdomen Feels ok when apply pressure but sore when release pressure Radiates to back & left shoulder Sore left side of chest as wel?

Pain in lower left abdomen Feels ok when apply pressure but sore when release pressure Radiates to back & left shoulder Sore left side of chest as wel?

Pancreatitis ? : The pain after applying pressure sounds like rebound tenderness, and is a potentially serious GI problem that could need medical attention immediately. Take yourself to an urgent care center or ER and have a proper physical exam to evaluate these complaints. This should help decide how serious this condition could be. Your presentation sounds like pancreatitis, but I'm limited in virtual world... ...Read more