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Doctor insights on: Left Side Abdomen Pain When Lying Down

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


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Possible cause of right side dull abdomen pain in a 40 yr old woman? No pain when laying down.

Possible cause of right side dull abdomen pain in a 40 yr old woman? No pain when laying down.

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what testing have you had? ...Read more

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Uper left side abdomen pain?

Uper left side abdomen pain?

RUQ pain: That is the location of your spleen. Sometimes that can be reffered pain involving left upper chest wall, left lung base, left colon angle. So lots of possibilities. If the pain you feel is after effort is more likely the spleen. If it s happening for awhile, getting worse, associated with shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting go and see your pcp asap. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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I am a male 26 getting sometimes left side abdomen pain please advise?

I am a male 26 getting sometimes left side abdomen pain please advise?

Abdominal Pain: Doctors do not like anyone with abdominal pain to just sit at home and wait. There is, unfortunately, not enough information in your question to give you any valid answer. At least twenty different problems could be represented with 'left sided abdominal pain'. I would advise, as I always do when people are in pain, an urgent visit to your family physician to get this sorted out. ...Read more

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What cause lower left side abdomen pain associated with frequent urination?

What cause lower left side abdomen pain associated with frequent urination?

Stone?: You could be passing a kidney stone or you may have a urinary tract infection, seek medical help for this, the stone can get pretty painful. ...Read more

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I've had left side abdomen pain for 2-3 months with pain in the left side lumbar of my back & now right armpit pain, no lumps or bumps?

I've had left side abdomen pain for 2-3 months with pain in the left side lumbar of my back & now right armpit pain, no lumps or bumps?

R/O KIDNEY STONE: L Abdominal&Flank pain with those symptoms is Concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris, it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. ...Read more

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What are some causes of 2 missed periods lower back pain lower left side abdomen pain?

Pregnant: You could be pregnant and should seek the advice of a physician. It is worrisome having the left side abdominal pain because of the possibility of an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Have left side abdomen pain, hair loss, dizziness, indigestiion, full feeling. Diverculitus, celiac ruled out. What else could this condition be?

Have left side abdomen pain, hair loss, dizziness, indigestiion, full feeling. Diverculitus, celiac ruled out. What else could this condition be?

Nothing linked: I can't link all these issues under one diagnosis and recommend that you consult an internist. Overactive thyroid can cause bowel issues and hair loss but not diverticulitis. You need more help than we can offer you in healthtap. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

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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I have abdomen pain with swelling on right side. Painful in back but more on left side?

I have abdomen pain with swelling on right side. Painful in back but more on left side?

Abdominal pain: O you need to see a physician as it is impossible to diagnose you this way ...Read more

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Noticed a very sharp, sensitive pain on surface of the left side my abdomen. Pain area about the size of a coin. Localized on the surface.

Where exactly?: 28 year old gentleman with abdominal pain. When describing abdominal pain, when was the onset? What is the exact location? Upper or lower quadrant/part of abdomen? How long does it last? What is the intensity? Sharp or dull character? Any radiation? Any other symptoms such as fever, nausea and vomiting? Changes in bowel habits. Also, take time to fill in your medical history, medications please ...Read more

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I am 27 female experiencing a mild pricking pain on left side of abdomen. Pain intensifies as I try to push the point of pain feels like a tiny ball.

How long, how deep?: Could be a cyst, or a small herniation. Sometimes if you lose weight things that have been there before are suddenly visible or palpable. I'd suggest you consult with your own primary care practitioner, or perhaps an urgent care. ...Read more

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Persistent abdomen pain near bottom left side, radiating upward toward Rib cage. Usually comes and goes, today won't go away. What can it be?

Persistent abdomen pain near bottom left side, radiating upward toward Rib cage. Usually comes and goes, today won't go away. What can it be?

Many things: Many things can cause your pain. If it is changing for the worse, which it sounds like it is, you need to see your doctor. One of the things that can cause it is diverticulitis, which requires medicine and sometimes an emergency operation. Call your doctor. ...Read more

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19 year old with PKD. For 3 days I've been having kidney pain, mainly on my left side. At points I also get abdomen pain also. What could this be?

Yes your PKD: PKD could definatly give you your pain. This Poly cystic kidney disease should be followed by a specialist. Since it can lead to serious problems. I suggest that you get oin to your specialist soon for evaluation. Especially if your are have any UTI symptoms---or any fevers ...Read more