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My Stomach Hurts On The Lower Left Side
May be GYN related: Most frequently left lower quadrant abdominal pain in a young female is caused by gyn related issues (e.g. Ruptured ovarian cyst). Less commonly, at this age, a condition called diverticulitis (inflammation of colon diverticula) may cause similar pain. Rarely appendicitis may present with pain on the left side instead of the right. Other causes are related to urinary tract. ...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
Need more info?: When did it begin? With or without food? Does it hurt more after eating or during? Do you have heartburn? Do you drink enough water, or do you drink coffee? What are the triggers: caffeine, chocolate, spicy foods? We need more info to help you sort this out better. Please complete meds, past med/soc/sex/surg histories too. More info we have, the better the info we give back to you to help u.Thanks ...Read more
Wanting to know why are my lower left side of my stomach hurts everytime I sneeze it just started like a couple days ago?
It is likely just: A muscle strain from the force of the sneeze. Now it is irritated each time you repeat. Potentially you could have an intraabdominal organ issue (splenic bruise or rupture) but you would be a lot sicker and the pain would not resolve easily. It will most likely resolve in a few days when you stop sneezing. If you or it get worse go and get checked out by a health care professional. ...Read more
If your lower abdominal feels hard could I be pregnant? My back been hurting along with my left and right side! Plus the top of my stomach hurts too!
Exam: Can't be answered here. Make an appontmentment for a physicial examination and blood testing. ...Read more
I have abdominal pain after I urinate and it feels like I have to go urinate very frequently but my left lower stomach hurts off and on and my left side hurts off and on what can be the cause?
Would encourage: Medical evaluation to ensure that you don't have a urinary tract infection. ...Read more
18 have a hard moveable lump that sticks out my lower left side of my stomach. Hurts to press& sharp pains. Bleed after sex. Had period 3 weeks after.
My lower stomach hurts on both sides (mostly the left) it hurts after I sneeze, cough, run, jump and stretch. Should I see my doctor?
Strain?: Based on the symptoms you are describing it seems you might have some abdominal wall muscle strain, especially if you were performing any type of strenuous activity. If you are experiencing nausea, vomiting, colic pain, etc it is most likely inside (abdomen) and you should be evaluated. For now if not the case, rest and anti inflammatory meds like ibuprofen if you are not allergic should help. ...Read more
I have constipation. But, everytime I constipate and the poo doesn't come out, I will have stomach ache on the lower left side.?
Abdominal cramping.: Pain in the left lower side of the abdomen when straining to pass a stool is not unusual. You're probably experiencing spasm of the colon as you are trying to evacuate the stool. If this is the case, the cramping pain should go away after you have passed the stool. Notify your doctor if the pain persists or if you pass any blood. A high fiber diet may help the constipation. Good luck. ...Read more
Many possibilities: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, or contaminated food. A normal person, not pregnant, not on medications, usually recovers easily. Taking a pedialyte popsicle or 2-3 oz of pedialyte hourly, plus drinking/eating little else, may settle things down. Otherwise, a dr. Should evaluate. ...Read more
Left abdominal 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
I do not know what this is but the lower right side of my stomach hurts. It hurts the most when I exersize. What is this?
Musculoskeletal pain: Most likely pain that is musculoskeletal in origin. ...Read more
My lower stomach hurts all bottom front up to my sides. My back just in the middle a little bit but might be because I was in bed all day.
Many possibilities: I think you said you had a period a week ago, but you should begin by confirming that you are not pregnant with a home pregnancy test. If not, then most likely possibilities are urinary tract infection - normally you would have some discomfort with urinating and change in urine color/odor - and sexually transmitted infection - usually would note new vaginal discharge. ...Read more
My lower left stomach hurts to touch or press on. Goes down pretty low. Haven't been eating a lot and not using the restroom. What could this be?
LLQ pain: Pain in the left lower quadrant (lower belly on your left side) can be from constipation or food intolerance, more rarely from foodborne infection or diverticulitis. In women, ovary pain or UTI can cause LLQ pain. If fever, vomiting or diarrhea occur and persist, a doctor has to check this. If signs are mild, it's important to drink plenty of fluid and eat foods that contain some fiber. ...Read more
Need more info...: Without more info on general and specific history about you and the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & resolution of the symptoms + timely physical exam + testing as needed, it remains a conundrum for open guessing and no one can gives a right answer. How to get the related things done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more
Left side of stomach hurts when pressure is added to it, why? It kind of throbs a little here and there. It started about three days ago.
See physician: Many possibilities! That's why need to see doctor. Needs to know what makes it worse, would makes it better, exactly where it hurts. Does it interfere with or wake you from sleep. In that area are the stomach, left kidney, part of large intestine & the spleen. Can be from strained abdominal muscles. Upper left sided- stomach-stop spicy foods, caffeine, & alcohol. Lower- colon. Constipated-laxative. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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