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Left Lower Quadrant Abdominal Tenderness
The abdominal cavity can be broken down into four quadrants, the division lines are the midline that divides the right from the left and a transverse line that is at the belly button. Within the left lower quadrant, lies the sigmoid colon (part of the large intestine), the left ovary (females), and the left kidney ureter. If abnormally enlarged, the lower part of the ...Read more
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? 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? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your doctor: Very soon - this week - if you think you have a mass. ...Read more
Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more
Colon? kidney? gyne?: Diverticulitis commonly causes sharp left lower abdominal pain, inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Obstruction. Constipation. Kidney issues. Herniae? Ovarian cysts? You should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities.. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and sometimes observation in the hospital. Nausea, vomiting associated are commonly associated with this condition. But only an actual consultation in er or dr s office will clarify what is your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
See your doctor.: At age 75, the new onset of left upper abdominal pain ought to be evaluated, particularly in light of your history of anemia. You might consider taking a trial of Zantac (ranitidine) or other antacids in the meantime. If you have any chest pain with it, go to the emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more
Lower right quadrant abdominal pain, pain spreading across abdomen and into groin, nausea, vomiting and constipation? (Female)
Go see your doctor: Without more information (how long? how severe? pain w movement? related to period? fevers?), I'd say you need to be seen by a doctor right away who can examine your abdomen and gather more information. Might be as simple as gastritis, but may be much more serious, like ovarian torsion or appendicitis, both of which can be surgical emergencies. Call your doc now, or go to the ER if you're worried! ...Read more
Left side pain: Left upper side pain can be many many things. First what do you mean by the side , people mean different things. You need to be examined with a detailed history how long is lasted other symptoms. It could be your lung, your kidney , your liver, your gallbladder :as i said many things. Good luck. ...Read more
Many possible: Problems. Organs in the area are colon, ureter, and ovary/fallopian tube. And these organs can have inflammatory/infectious problems, tumors (benign and malignant), or even congenital problems. For you, a 22 year old woman, the most common organ that can cause problems is reproductive organs. If pain is persistent, or is severe, you need to see a doctor to figure out what is cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do to relieve to the dull, stinging sensation in the left lower quadrant of my abdomen?
Need more informatio: You need to give more information. There are dozens of differential diagnoses. ...Read more
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
I'm having some abdominal tenderness on my upper left side I feel a small ball or lump as well. ?
I have experienced left side abdominal tenderness where pain is more pronounced with moving or changing position. This started two days ago?
When to get checked: Abdominal pain lasting more than 4 hours should be evaluated. If you are without fever, vomiting then okay to get into your primary. Your left colon could be the cause, diverticulitis, colitis, spasms, abscess are all possibilities. Imaging, colonoscopy and/or antibiotics may be ordered. If you have fever or vomiting get into the er. ...Read more
I have chronic prostatitis, wanted to know can it cause lower abdominal tenderness after urination?
Urology consult: 36 year old gentleman with a history of chronic prostatitis with a complaint of lower abdominal tenderness after urination. While your symptoms may be related to prostatitis you also may have cystitis, a urinary tract infection that has caused infection in your bladder. Do you have burning with urination? Hesitancy or urgency? History of stones? Instrumentation? Please consult Urology asap. ...Read more
Should i go to the ER ? I'm a 45 year old female, having severe lower left quadrant abdominal pain. Tender to the touch and mild nausea.
In : In the left lower quadrant, the differential diagnosis includes: diverticulitis, ovarian cyst or other pathology, pelvic inflammatory disease, kidney stones or urinary tract infection. On occasion, the pain can be from appendicitis, pancreatitis or peptic ulcer disease. Other symptoms, such as fever, diarrhea, burning during urination, vaginal discharge, nature of pain (moving, crampy, referred to another location) can also assist in narrowing down the causes, but given the severity and point tenderness, suggesting a localized process with peritoneal signs, you should head into your physician for testing, including a ct scan and bloodwork. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had a D&C performed roughly 12 days ago and have recently been having some slight abdominal tenderness and light spotting. I'm worried that I could ?
Check it out: The spotting may still be normal, but any tenderness should have gone away. Call your surgeon ...Read more
Call: Probably nothing but please call your doctor this week - just to be sure. ...Read more
Could what i thought was upper right abdominal tenderness really be by lungs or ribs? What causes tenderness in that area?
Normal to have abdominal tenderness still after being off meds? Belly gut all upset. After c diff. How long till things get better. Thank you
What could cause upper right side abdominal tenderness and upper intestinal gas 4 months after gallbladder removal?
Is it urgent to see a doctor for abdominal tenderness on my upper right side? Discomfort inc. after eating. My last stool was light green. Flu 1 wk ag
Occasionalstabbing and slight acheing pains lower r quadrant. CBC and abdominal X-ray normal there. no fever not sore to touch. Diverticulitis chance?
Not likely: If you had diverticulitis, you'd know it, because you'd be in extreme pain throughout from inflammation of the diverticuli (pouches in the intestinal lining) The crypts would be inflamed, and it wouldn't be localized to just one area on the right side. Plus, you may have a fever with it, or be otherwise in bed. You need to hydrate well regardless, as dehydration makes it worse. CBC normal is good. ...Read more
Occasional stabbing and slight acheing pains lower r quadrant. CBC and abdominal X-ray normal. no fever not sore to touch. 5m ago csection. Causes?
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