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Pain In Intestines Left Side
Pain in large intestine on left side more, after sex even worse with bathroom need, having gases and spasmolitic doesn't help. Doctor thinks its gas?
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
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
Nit usually: The apoendix is almist alwsys in tbe right lower a dimen. There are very rare situations of a birth defect where the intestines ; appendix are not in their normal location. Also rarely the appendix could be very long ; extend toward the left. These situations are very rare or uncommon. ...Read more
Hi,my husband recently started having what he describes as a hot sensation on his left side,near his hip,he thinks it's in his intestines.
Observe : If you feel like it's gas and did not have any pain i would observe things. If you develop pain or any additional symptoms examination is warranted. ...Read more
Difficult to say: Would need more information. Is it all the time or intermittent? After meals? At night? Does it go through the middle to your back or wrap around the side? ...Read more
I'm having pain in my lower abdomen and it feels like my intestines are being stabbed and burned & squeezed on my right and left sides.
How bad is it?: If severe, go to er asap. Is the pain on the surface or deep in the abdomen? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Did u injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same.Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? Change in bowel movements? If not severe, make an appt with your md. ...Read more
I am 60 yr old female, and often feel a slight movement in my abdomen. Could it just be my colon, or intestines moving? It's always on the left side.
My friend has a colostomy bag, on her left side. On her right side she had a small incission, a few days ago, about 8 in. Of her large intestine has pushed it's way through. What should she do?
Go to the ER now: If she had recent surgery and you can see exposed bowel through the incision, she must go immediately to the hospital. Put a clean moistened towel over the incision and hold in place. Call the surgeon's office to tell them what is going on and tell them where you are going. ...Read more
I have a pressure or swelling in my large intestines on my left side, i went to a clinic but my bw, ua & us didn't come back w/ anything. Any ideas?
After surgery 14mos ago to remove rt colon and sm part of intestine. I have severe pain on left side upper abdomen and swelling. With burning sensatio?
See your doctor: As unfortunately the symptoms you describe could be related to so many different issues that can't be accurately determined without more information, the chance to examine you and possible testing. I would strongly encourage you to seek help in person when any symptoms is "severe". ...Read more
"i woke up feeling really nauseated and dizzy when i stood up. Last week i went to the ER for sever back pain. Left side. Inflammation in intestines?
Maybe, but not...: Based on symptoms listed. Call your doc to find out. ...Read more
Pain left side just below rib cage. Feels like I'm being stabbed. The pain radiates to stomach & intestines. Vomiting & sweating What can be cause?
Pain side vomiting: My first guess is that K is low due to HCTZ or Primary aldosteronism and you are having cramps. I specialize in this and HTN. Recommend 2nd opinion with me. ...Read more
Have history of bowel obstructions. Would this predispose me to further bowel obstructions? Could this be cause again for severe lower left sided pain?
Possibly: if your bowel obstruction was due to adhesions in your abdomen and you have had surgery in the past, then you're at continued high risk of having recurrent bowel obstructions due to future adhesions. If you have abdominal pain, bloating, fevers, or any other symptoms of obstruction, see your doctor immediately. ...Read more
During a recent sigmoidoscopy a small patch of inflammation was found on the left side of lower bowel. What is the most likely outcome?
Hard to say:
Given the limitted info you gave, it is hard to tell what exactly it is. Could be from recent mild infection, early colitis, lymphocytic/spastic colitis, or it may not be much at all....
Why was the procedure done?
I assume some tissue sample/biopsy was done...If so, waite for the result..
Good luck...Keep us informed.. ...Read more
Due to acute left side abdom pain no food in over a wk.(doc thinks bowel inflamed).Will effects of no food show up in colonoscopy?(mask s/ thing else)
Not typically: Depending on age , lower left sided abdominal pain may be an indication of diverticulitis.This might be the " inflamed bowel" you are referring to.Putting the bowel at rest with clear liquids initially, and antibiotics usually helps.A. Ct scan of the abdomen/pelvis can help make the diagnosis.After you feel better, and the infection resolves , a colonoscopy is indicated to further evaluate the colon. ...Read more
Pain on lower pack, especially on the left side. Radiates to left side of waist. Pain is most felt when standing straight. Sometimes before bowel move?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor for evaluation and have CT to find the cause and to be treated. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Hard to say with such vague symptoms as many GI and non-gi conditions can cause discomfort in this area. Best to be formally seen an evaluated. ...Read more
Can anyone please tell me what bowel spasms are please , gp said my daughter 6 is having these she has pain in left side /slight at back more at side ?
Irritable bowel: Bowel spasms are another way of saying "irritable bowel syndrome", where irregular movement and sensitivity of the gut cause irritation, extra gas, and overgrowth of bacteria. Unfortunately "bowel spams" is like "growing pains" or "teething fever". It's important to get more into the diagnosis, which guides proper therapy. You may need to rule out food intolerances and allergy. Probiotics help. ...Read more
Maybe constipated?: Are you constipated? A medical definition is bowel infrequency (less than one bowel movement every 3-4 days). What's "normal" for you? The fact your symptoms abate after decompressing your gut by defecating suggesting a colonic source of distress. Examination is in order certainly for your reassurance & accuracy of diagnosis. ...Read more
As soon as i eat I have left side pain or need to go to the bathroom with a loose bowel..Is this part of ibs?
Painful and black bowel movment, swelled abdomen, vaginal pain and bleeding, twisting pain in abdomen top and bottom, left and right side, nasuea?
Painful and black bowel movement:
Having black stools means bleeding is higher up in the bowel or stomach .Along with severe abdominal pain , +swollen belly , might have a small bowel obstruction. which is SERIOUS
Vaginal bleeding and pain could be multiple causes. You could possibly be pregnant + having an Ectopic (tubal) pregnancy SERIOUS
I would definitely see a doctor or go to the ER ASAP to prevent shock or more bleeding. ...Read more