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On my lower left abdomen, 5 yrs ago there was a log type feeling there, Dr said constipation, took lazido the pain went but the log feeling didn't,???

On my lower left abdomen, 5 yrs ago there was a log type feeling there, Dr said constipation, took lazido the pain went but the log feeling didn't,???

Left and distension: It could be that you did have constipation 5 years ago and the medication helped, but you may also have some other problem causing this distension or lump. Please see your doctor, maybe a gynecologist and/or gastroenterologist. A pelvic exam is needed at the very least. If you are very thin, you might just be feeling your bowel, but further investigation is needed. ...Read more

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I have chronic pancreatitis. I feel hard log shaped mass in upper middle abdomen. Having frequent left side stomach pain. Could there be a tumor?

I have chronic pancreatitis. I feel hard log shaped mass in upper middle abdomen. Having frequent left side stomach pain. Could there be a tumor?

Yes: If you have found a new mass, get seen. If you really have chronic pancreatitis, insist on an explanation. Do you carry one of the cystic fibrosis genes? One of the mutant trypsinogen genes? You owe it to yourself to learn why you have this very uncommon illness at your age. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of abdomen?

Pain on left side of abdomen?

Nature of pain?: Left sided pain in a male could be a hernis, kidney stone, diverticular disease, pancreatitis and even just gas or constipation. We look at the location, the type of pain, lab tests, x-rays and, of course, examine the patient. There are lots of other possibilities as well. If pain gets worse or does not just go away you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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It's the left side of my abdomen?

It's the left side of my abdomen?

ABDOMINAL PAIN: As you can see from the graphic, there are a lot of structures in that vicinity. Would need more information to provide any sort of meaningful answer. Please elaborate, or connect with me via my inbox for a consult. I am happy to help! ...Read more

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Waves of pain in bottom left abdomen?

Waves of pain in bottom left abdomen?

Constipation?: Down in the left abdomen is colon or could be groin hernia[but lump likely then], or if female ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Pain to left lower quadarant of abdomen?

Pain to left lower quadarant of abdomen?

Abd Pain: Abd pain can be due to several things, such as diverticulitis, referred pain from appendix, IBS, constipation. Etc.,, please see the dr asap. To get your pain assessed. ...Read more

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What organs are on the left side of abdomen?

What organs are on the left side of abdomen?

Several: The spleen is on the left side. Portions of the intestines are on the left side. The pancreas is mostly on the left side. One kidney is on the left side and one half of the genital tracts are on the left side. ...Read more

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What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Diverticular Dz?: This can sometimes be related to diverticular disease. If the pain is chronic or accompanied by change to bowel habitus — this warrants medical assessment. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

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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My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

Thin person?: If you're a thin person, sometimes reverberations from your abdominal aorta can be seen. Your heart sends blood strongly to this major vessel of your body. If this is what you're experiencing, it would be a variant of normal. Aneurysms (outpouchings) can be in the aorta too. Please see your physician if concerned about this possibility. ...Read more

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Pain on left upper side of abdomen. What is there?

Pain on left upper side of abdomen. What is there?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause pain on lower left side of abdomen?

What can cause pain on lower left side of abdomen?

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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What might lead to pain lower left side of abdomen?

What might lead to pain lower left side of abdomen?

Many causes: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but is 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

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Why is my right abdomen harder than my left abdomen?

Why is my right abdomen harder than my left abdomen?

You liver is there: Depending on what you mean about the abdomen being harder, it can be a normal or abnormal finding. So it's best to contact your doctor first if you suspect that you have a hard abdomen, so s/he can check it out. S/he can do a full physical exam concentrating your abdomen. However, if you're referring to the fact that there's more thickness to your right side, it could just be your liver. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain on left side of abdomen?

What are the causes of pain on left side of abdomen?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is 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, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What might lead to pain on left lower side of abdomen?

What might lead to pain on left lower side of abdomen?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of abdomen and diaphram?

Number of things: This could be something as minor as gas to as serious as an ulcer or spleen injury. In that general area, you have your stomach, spleen, parts of large and small intestine, diaphragm, and a portion of your pancreas. Cardiac issues can even cause pain in this area. With all of these structures, a physical exam is recommended to be sure to not miss serious issues. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left section of my abdomen. Why?

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

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My left side abdomen is painful what should. Be the cause?

My left side abdomen is painful what should. Be the cause?

Many things: There're many organs on the left. Stomach, spleen, pancreas, colon, ovaries. More info on location, what brings it on, upper, mid or lower. Related 2 food, ur period, with bowel movements all would b helpful in trying 2 answer ur question. ...Read more

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What might lead to pain in the lower left side of the abdomen?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Also, something like vains are vibrating in my abdomen left side?

Veins: Do you mean to say the veins are prominent in the abdominal area? If yes then it is concerning, if no then you need to clarify it to be answered better. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the lower left side of abdomen?

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

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What could be the cause of pain on the lower left side of abdomen?

What could be the cause of pain on the lower left side of abdomen?

See below: 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

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I have chronic paini in the upper left part of my abdomen. What is this?

I have chronic paini in the upper left part of my abdomen. What is this?

Many possibilities: It could be anything from pancreatitis, kidney, rib muscle, spleen, etc. My best advice is for you to get it checked. It found range from benign to serious.
Get examined asap! ...Read more

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Been in pain down the left and top of abdomen for 5 days what could this be?

Been in pain down the left and top of abdomen for 5 days what could this be?

Many causes: Persistant pain needs evaluation. May or maynot be gynecological in nature. ...Read more

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What should I do about pain in lower left to advancing upper left of abdomen?

What should I do about pain in lower left to advancing upper left of abdomen?

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

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I m having bulky left abdomen with constant heaviness and stretching...wats dat??

I m having bulky left abdomen with constant heaviness and stretching...wats dat??

Get medical checkup: If you feel any lump/mass or growth in your belly, you should get an examination done by a physician. Depending on what the doctor feels with his/her hands, further tests like Sonogram(ultrasound) or CT scan may be required to check this area more thoroughly. There is a small chance that you may have a growth in this area. But medical check is the only way to find out. Good luck ...Read more