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Lower Left Abdominal Pain When Walking
Not enough data: Too many possible diagnoses, from benign muscle sprains to severe deadly conditions. Any persistent abdominal pain of moderate to severe intensity should be evaluated in person by a physician. Concerning symptoms include fever, nausea and vomiting, cold sweats, distention (bloating), lack of bowel movements or severe diarrhea. These need immediate attention. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Lower left abdominal pain when walking. Doesn't seem to be as bad when sitting. It is a sharp, stabbing pain and pressure in this area?
See a physician: Your symptoms don't readily suggest a specific cause for your pain but they do indicate you need to see a physician as soon as possible. I wouldn't spend too much time on the internet trying to self diagnose at this point...an experienced physician should be able to diagnose the problem. ...Read more
I am having lower left abdomen pain. It's a sharp pain like a pulled muscle. It hurts when I cough, walk, and twist (more when I twist to the left).
Abdominal pain: The sharp nature of your pain and the fact that is worse with movement does sound like a pulled muscle. If you're having persistent symptoms however I would recommend that you see your doctor for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more
Top answers below: Left lower abdominal pain can be constipation, diverticulitis, hernia, ovarian cyst, kidney stone, and sometimes referred pain from appendicitis (rare). Importantly you may need to see your doctor to see what the pain is like and what made it occur. If you notice what made it better or worse. ...Read more
Depends: May be many things, you don't state your sex, but everything from constipation, kidney stone, ovarian if female, diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon, inflammatory bowel disease, hernia, infection or tumor. More detailed history and an examination would be needed to give a more specific answer. ...Read more
Colon? kidney? gyne?: Diverticulitis commonly causes sharp left lower abdominal pain, inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Obstruction. Constipation. Kidney issues. Herniae? Ovarian cysts? You should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read more
I have had lower left abdominal pain for a week tonight it is worse especially when I cough and move?
Left sided pain: Discomfort in this area may be from a strained/inflamed abdominal muscle, colon inflammation like diverticulitis or colitis or to ovarian or other pelvic disorders. Because your symptoms are worsening, and if there is associated tenderness, you should be examined by a physician tonight. ...Read more
I'm having dull lower left abdominal pain after I started running about an hour every day. What could be the reasons. Male, 30, 150lbs?
Lower left pain: Most likely musculoskeletal issue. Could be a groin strain. Would stop running for a while to see if it gets better. If so and stays away no issue. If pain comes back with exercise you should be checked for a groin hernia or even a "sports hernia" which is harder to diagnose and more controversial as far as treatment. ...Read more
31/ m. Lower left abdominal pain for two days. Had diaharea and un-controlled bm yesterday at onset of pain. Pain seems to be getting worse.
See your doctor: The symptoms could be due to a variety of things — a viral gastroenteritis, colitis (inflammation of the colon) or possibly diverticulitis (an inflammation of sacs which have herniated from the large intestine). While viral gastroenteritis is self limiting in a few days, the latter two may worsen with increased and localized symptoms. If this occurs, you should see your 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.
Hi for the past 2 days I have been getting diarrohea as soon as I eat anything. Today I have had lower left abdominal pain. I don't feel ill, afebrile?
LLQ pain: Llq pain be caused by a multitude of things. It could diverticular disease, kidney stone, bladder distension, pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancy. Avoid mild for now. Watch for increased pain, fever, vomiting, black or red stools. Two days of diarrhea are not necessary a red flag for the more serious things I have mentioned. Try a brat diet for a few days (bananas, rice, apple sauce and toast) low fibe. ...Read more
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wide differential: In a young woman this could be pain from ovulation, an ovarian cyst, constipation, excess gas. Less likely diverticulitis Which is seen with fever and typically in middle age patients or older with diverticulosis. The nature of your pain also depends on the time frame, precipitated, alleviating factors, and associated symptoms. See your doctor if this is a chronic issue. If you have a fever call ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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