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Lower Left Abdominal Pain Radiating To Back
CT Scan benefit outweigh the risk? I'm 23 with 3 CT scans already. Doctors concerned about chronic upper left abdomen pain radiating to back.
Depends: It depends on what your dr is concerned about. CT scans do provide significant radiation exposure. Some causes of left upper abdominal pain can e assessed by ultrasound or endoscopy, depending on your other symptoms and risks. If however, your doctor can provide good reason why CT scan is necessary, then it is probably worth doing. You can always seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Many body parts...: The left lower abdomen has muscles of the abdominal wall (and the nerves coming out of the spinal cord, going to the muscles), part of the large intestine (colon), the ureter from the left kidney to the bladder, part of the small intestine, the left ovary (lower down), etc... Pain can come from a variety of problems, so anything other than mild brief pain should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I've been having lower left abdominal pain radiating to the left lower side of my back as well going kind of up toward the middle for a few days now.
For the past two weeks I have had lower left abdominal pain, twisting sharp waves and now I'm feeling the pain on right side and lower left back?
Left lower abdominal:
This could be one of several processes,
Gynecologic: : ovarian cyst or torsion
Gastrointestinal: diverticulitis or Irritable bowel syndrome.
First step is see your gynecologists, if evaluation is negative than the next test you should have is an abdominal and pelvic CT scan.
You can make a virtual visit with me for further assistance.
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See below: It could be any number of things, some of which ae possibly serious. See your docotr for an evaluation. ...Read more
Various: Unilateral low back & concurrent abdominal pain, if acute, needs expeditious surgical evaluation for possibly serious abdominal disorder. If these symptoms are chronic & studies have been unrevealing, then Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, related to pelvic girdle instability needs to be considered. See comments: ...Read more
L LBP c LLQ pain: There is a long list of things which can cause left sided back pain. The same holds true for pain in the left lower abdomen. There is a long list of things that can cause left sided low back pain along with abdominal pain. When reporting these symptoms to your doctor, be sure to provide more descriptors so your doctor can determine what organs/systems may be involved, let alone make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Lower left abdominal pain. Goes away but always comes back. Right under belly on left side. Is it likely minor or serious?
See Your Doctor Now: There are many causes for abdominal pain ranging from simple indigestion to appendicitis (emergency) and more. Diagnosing the cause of your pain will require more than a brief description. Important info is needed including duration, past medical history, and more. Most importantly, physical examination is required to provide crucial data. See your doctor now for prompt diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Persistent lower left abdominal pain for last three weeks. Worse this week, shoots through lower back and groin. Wakes me from sleep.?
Lower left back pain now lower left abdominal pain. Constant aching, worse when moving especially bending over. Past 24 hrs slowly getting worse?
Evaluation: As you symptoms are getting worse, please get seen by a physician. ...Read more
I have lower back pain for several months and lower left abdominal pain which seems to coincide. I an awaiting X-ray results. Are they possibly linked?
LBP w/ LLQ Abd Pain: Pain in the low back along with pain in the abdomen can be caused by the same condition or there may more than one things going on. The differential diagnosis of chronic low back pain with left lower-quadrant pain in an 45 adult male includes neuro-musculo-skeletal, gastrointestinal, renal/ureteric and malignancy. Without further information and examination, the possibilities would be speculative. ...Read more
Sharp pain felt in middle of chest (toward right) when cracking back & lower left abdominal pain/pressure under rib cage. Had since last night. Cause?
Chest/abd pain: Could be reflux, elevate head of bed, consider ranitidine one a day or previcid or both or may be gas or just nerve irritation. Or could you have herniated a disc when cracking back? . Do you have pain with deep breath? On BCP or smoke? Then may be clots and go to urgent care /ER check d-dimer. Due to concern of clot, herniation and limited info f/u with doc urgent care today. ...Read more
Left testical feels like worms. Lower left abdominal pain and back pain. Constipated. Hard to breath feels like my left side is "clogged up".?
See your doc: There are several issues that you want to clarify with your doc. ...Read more
Lower left abdominal pain, comes and goes, GP said muscle related. The pain moves around and can feel the muscles pulling if I stretch. Have had a sore lower back for a long time aswell. Deff muscle?
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
and, pain near the surface, associated with moving muscles, painful when just the muscle is poked......
is usually from a muscle.
You'd be surprised how very many people are admitted to cardiology units for this. ...Read more
Lowe Back pain lower left abdominal pain brown discharge 10 days after period. On mirena (levonorgestrel) for 9 months?
32 year old male history of alcohol and tobacco use has lower left abdominal pain with daily bloody stools. Bacterial test came back negative?
Needs colonoscopy: To see what is going on in the colon. ...Read more
Possible causes of chronic but worsening lower left abdominal pain with simultaneous low back pain? Normal colonoscopy. Frequent urination and gassy.
May need other imagi: May need other imageing like X-Ray, CT, etc. You can discuss this with your physicians. ...Read more
Lower left abdominal pain after first child, back after second child. Now on right side and lower abdomen above pelvis. Worse with period/full bladder?
Pubic bone: Sometimes in pregnant women, will have separation of the pubic bone that causes pain and discomfort. This will recur with each pregnancy and results when the Progesterone causes weakening of the ligament. It may last after pregnancy in a few patients and cause more pain. Still, if this isn't the cause, you should talk to your doctor to find out what is going on. ...Read more
Lower left abdominal pain w/frequent urination. Went to urgent care, lab&urine came back neg; recommend a sonogram they think diverticulitis;48yo fem?
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