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Left Side Of Stomach Larger
Keep getting strong stomach pains on left hand side usually daily, my left side of stomach seems larger than rest. Tired, headaches, bloated stomach?
See your doctor: You have multiple symptoms which should be addressed in person. Make a list of your symptoms, along with the timing, severity and what triggers and what helps symptoms. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had sharp pain back left side were rib cage ends , now moved to left front side. Stomach large, very fatgue, light headed at times.Also have large uterine fibroid could all be related?
The left side of my lower stomach is larger than my right. Should i be worried, or is it just muscle?
My periods are 23 days late and there is pain in my left side of stomach and tummy is has suddenly become too big.Gp said it could be cyst.
23 days late: The first thing that should be performed is a preg test. The signs and symptoms could indicate a cyst. I would advise an ultrasound. ...Read more
I had laporscopic hernia repair a week ago. Now when I lay on my side to sleep a large muscle on my left side of stomach will spasm. Startles me awake?
Check with surgeon: Some abdominal muscle can occur 7-10 days after surgery- you must call surgeon today. ...Read more
I have diberticulosis. I keep getting UTI with pis and fecal found in culture . I'm having lower back pain and lower pain on left side of stomach. Should I seek ER TREATMENT. been constipated passing larger than golf ball sized hard stool.
if not ER, i would seek a gastroenterologist's opinion.
they may obtain a CT abdomen and pelvis for you in the ER.
hope you feel better ...Read more
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
Large lump left side stomach can this couse discomfert. The area around it sometimes hurts or feels odd. Its been therr 5yrs. Getting bigger each year?
Need physical exam: It's possible it is a benign fatty tissue tumor called a "lipoma". Another possibility is a hernia. However, there are many other possibilities, and can only be diagnosed from an in person physical exam. If it has been there for 5 years it's most likely not a malignant tumor, but i recommend seeing your physician to sort it out. ...Read more
I have a large movable lump in my subgastric area. Below the left side of my stomach, above the groin area, is it serious?
I have large pea size lump on left side stomach been there for 5yrs. Getting bigger each year. Some times feels like size goes up and down. Discomfert?
Cyst or lipoma: If this lump is just under the skin, and changes in size, it is likely an inclusion cyst, a benign growth related to the skin elements. Sometimes a fatty tumor, or lipoma, can present this way, and is also a benign condition. See your physician if you have concerns, as most can be excised in the office under local anesthesia. ...Read more
Im a 23 year old female, 11 weeks ago gave birth to a large baby, have noticed a firm lump on the left side of abdomen, I put it down to my body changing and getting back to normal state but it hasn't gone, causing no pain?
I've had a lump on the left side of my lower abdomen which is not visible when I'm lying down. It hurt particularly after a large meal.
Constipation: Many people don't realize they're constipated &have enough stool accumulate in the rectum &colon that it can be felt or even seen if the person is thin enough. After eating, the colon tries to empty itself, &when the colon tries to squeeze a large amount of stool it can be painful. Of course the only way to know for sure is to have a medical exam, but you might try an enema and laxatives first. ...Read more
After sex I get this large little more than golf ball size lump on the lower left side of my abdomen that moves a lot from ribs to hips. What is it?
Hard to say.: There is nothing in your abdomen that wanders with the exception of stool. ...Read more
I believe I am having an abdominal pregnancy. I have a large mass in my left side. I have had some abdominal pain. I feel movement.. ?
If you haven't seen your doctor they can confirm your findings and get you the proper prenatal care you need.
Good luck. ...Read more
I can feel my heart beat over a big area from my belly butto/ on the left side of my stomach. I have to push kinda deep to feel. Worried about aaa?
Why worry ???: Go to Life Scan for U/S of the abdomen >$100.00. ...Read more
Would simple abdominal xray (2 positions) show inflammation in large bowel? Would it show bowel obstruction? I've got a bloated feeling left side into back, and have had diarrhea x8 days. Giardia? 25y
Burning sensation which started in left abdomen maybe ovaries after a very heavy period it has moved around my body to right side abdomen both breasts and front of calves what could be causing this i also have a lot of relatively large fibroids?
Could be fibroids: Fibroids are the most common cause of heavy periods. The pain you describe could also be due to fibroids. When large they can press on pelvic nerves to cause pain in the pelvis, hips, buttocks, thighs, and down the legs. Talk to your doctor. While many places would obtain a pelvic ultrasound, pelvic MRI would actually be better. It delineates the fibroids to see if they correlate with your pain. ...Read more
35 yrs neg STD neg UTI urethra is larger and open. Urination only hurts abdomen. Abdominal pain mod-sev on left side. Some back pain & thigh pain.
Operated fungus ball in left maxillary sinus. Now, postnasal discharge(~ right side) in stomach and left lung.Big spleen. Smelly urine. What could be?
See doctor: Fungal ball in the sinus is not expected to cause urinary , abdominal, or urinary symptoms . If this affects your lung, then one needs to rule out the presence of fungal ball in the lung also. With the large spleen, I suspect that you are having a systemic disease and this requires tests and examination to clarify. By the way, the odor of urine is not usually diagnostic of anything . ...Read more
I understand your concern.
Follow through with physicians and specialists for possible Diagnosis of Hyperthyroidism, Diabetes, Peptic ulcer, Chronic Pancreatitis, Crohn’s disease, Malabsorption, Hepatitis or Cancer.
See Psychiatrist for depression with painful feelings due to stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, lack of support from family and unresolved conflicts. ...Read more
See Dr/need info: Left side of abdomen has the spleen, the colon but maybe pain radiating from the stomach, pancreas, others.We need to know the characteristics of the pain: severity (0-10) aliviating factors ( eating food, antacids, vomiting, moving bowels), what makes it worst, what is it like( colic, stabbing, dull) associated symptoms ('fever, diarrhea, constipation, dissension, hard abdomen) . What is your hx. ...Read more
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 lower AB pain: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are 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
Left Lower AB pain: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are 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
Broad differential: "LLQ pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing & treatment. ...Read more
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
Depends on the cause: 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 (constipation, fibroids, etc). 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
Gas pain: could be the cause of pain in this area. If the pain persists or does not move over time, consider other causes such as renal stones, injury, atypical appendicitis (rarely left sided pain) , pancreatitis, and many other rarer conditions. For now apply warm pack and allow him to try to have a bowel movement to see if it alleviates the pain . ...Read more