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Pain lower left side of abdomen. Swelling in middle of stomach, and lots of pain in upper area. Bp high. Chills, no fever. Uneasy feeling .

Pain lower left side of abdomen. Swelling in middle of stomach, and lots of pain in upper area. Bp high. Chills, no fever. Uneasy feeling .

Go to ER now: These are symptoms of an infection in your abdomen such as diverticulitis which is an emergency. You need immediate evaluation in an er to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg. When will the symptoms stop?

I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg.  When will  the symptoms stop?

Time: Some ovarian cysts are functional cysts that will go away in 2-6 weeks. Sometimes birth control pills will help them to resolve faster. Other cysts are benign growths. These don't go away and if they get large enough will need to be removed surgically. If you aren't starting to feel better in several weeks see your doctor again. ...Read more

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Having lower abdomen (left side) swelling, slight pain involved. Also sharp pelvic pain with bowel movements. Help?

Having lower abdomen (left side) swelling, slight pain involved. Also sharp pelvic pain with bowel movements. Help?

Seek Medical Help: I think you should see a medical provider in the next 24hours. You have not provided enough information to make a diagnosis, and you concerns could be something serious. Be well! ...Read more

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Searing type pain in lower left abdomen?

Searing type pain in lower left abdomen?

See a physician : You should see a physician . This could be a serious medical condition. ...Read more

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What causes women pain in lower left abdomen?

What causes women pain in lower left 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 makes female pain in lower left abdomen?

Get it checked: In a woman causes of left lower abdominal pain can include: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, hernia, ovulation pain, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, cancer, renal infection or stone or injury just to mention a few. If pain is chronic get it checked out –especially if associated with change in bowel habitus. Severe abdominal pain warrants er visit. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower left abdomen female?

What causes pain in lower left abdomen female?

Many causes.: In a woman causes of left lower abdominal pain can include: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, hernia, ovulation pain, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, cancer, renal infection or stone or injury just to mention a few. If pain is chronic get it checked out –especially if associated with change in bowel habitus. Severe abdominal pain warrants er visit. ...Read more

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Wincing, sharp pain on lower left abdomen?

Wincing, sharp pain on lower left abdomen?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable ibowel, etc. Would need to see a doctor for a complete history and physical exination. ...Read more

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When i cough I have pain in my lower left abdomen?

When i cough I have pain in my lower left abdomen?

Muscles strain: You likely pulled a muscles in your abdomen from coughing hard. Advil or aleve (naproxen) will alleviate the pain or at least reduce it. If you continue to experience pain you should go to your gp. ...Read more

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