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Pain In Left Side Above Waist
Pain on left side above waist area since having emergency c section just over 8 weeks ago also still bleeding?
Contact your OB MD: At 8 weeks post C/section recurring pain is not usually the case. Contact your treating OB MD for an evaluation. ...Read more
Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless I twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.
? Nerve pain: Can't really offer a diagnosis here without more history and exam but I would consider something like meralgia paresthetica. Look it up and see if it corresponds to your history which is often of tight jeans, belt, or other compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. ...Read more
Multiple Reasons: I'm not sure if you're a male/female. Pain at the left side of the waist could be from various reasons including constipation, gas pain, kidney stone (severe), bladder infection, or if you're a female could be from ovarian cyst or rupture. If the pain is severe, don't hesitate and see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Feeling slight pain in left side waist area (since 2 days) when I get up from a sitting position. Goes away on its own. Should I be concerned?
Left Sided Pain: If you have no other symptoms like fever nausea or bloating you are probably ok. But when is the last time you had a bowel movement? Constipation can cause left sided pain. Also are in the ovulatory part of your cycle you may also experience pain when a follicular is about to burst. If you have no other symptoms consider taking Acetominophen or Ibuprofen to see if the pain is alleviated. ...Read more
I have a sore burning pain for over a month lower left side above waist nothing visible sensitive to touch some days worse than others?
"Waist pain": If by "left side of my waist" you mean your left flank, possibilities include a long list of things, and the list is a bit longer in females. Kidney stone is one possibility. But again, many things can do this. Without more descriptors and detailed qualifiers, the best answers you'll get will be guesses. Re-post with more details. ...Read more
Causes multiple: What have you been doing.? This could be from many things especially if you have job that is very strenuous or you like strenuous activity. This could be muscular or related to trauma ; cannot rule out some type of internal issues. See your doc. ...Read more
I have pains on the left side of my chest......and also the back of my waist.....what could be the problem....thanks!
I am experiencing some pain when I stretches and/or if I take in deep breaths. It is located somewhere at the left side just above my waist area?
Knot I've got a knot on my stomick it's on my left side down about 3-4 inchs up from the waist line you can't really see it just feel it it's about a size of a dime I've had it for about 2 years now it don't hurt but should I be worrying about it?
Hello.: Hello. It is hard to figure this out with the description. Maybe a small lipoma (that would feel squishy). Maybe a knot in the abdominal musculature? Maybe a small herniation through the muscle wall? I am sorry, these are just stabs at what the problem is. You will probably need to have it examined to determine the etiology. ...Read more
Can't say...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more
More info needed....: Your one symptom (pain) can be caused by so many things, it is next to impossible to diagnose without more info. Could be gas, could be a kidney stone, could be blockage. The internet does not replace your local physician. Please call for an appointment and a full examination. ...Read more
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Pain at waist: This would depend on various factors- are there other symptoms? Is left sided waist pain superficial (musculoskeletal pain); deeper (process of internal organs-etc. Pancreas, bowel or other abdominal process resulting in pressure on the internal lining of the gut, which can be very painful). If you continue to have this pain, schedule a physical examination with your primary care provider. ...Read more
I have a pain in my left waist area. It started on the right side 2 days ago and has made it's way to the left. What could cause this?
Abdominal discomfort: This discomfort may be muscular or be due to an inflammatory process within the abdomen. Possibilities include appendicitis, right and/or left sided diverticulitis or inflammatory bowel disease. Is there any tenderness on pressing portions of the abdomen? Any bowel or digestive disturbances? If symptoms persist, you will need to be examined by a physician and if symptoms are severe, go to the ER. ...Read more
Every morning I wake up with really bad pains in my left side near my waist it does go eventually but it's so painful. What could this be?
What does it mean when you get pain on the left side of your waist, ive had it for 2 days, never had it before. Its not too painful but wondered why?
Hard to say: The organs in that area - colon, ureter, ovaries. So pain in the left flank could be a problem in one of those organs. Alternatively you could have a spasmed muscle or a pinched nerve causing the pain. You're probably going to have to see your doctor to get things ruled in and out! ...Read more
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Is there some relation to an ailment of the bowels and the pain in side of my waist and left side of back?
There can be: Not all back pain is necessarily from the spine elements. Pain can be referred to the back from other regions including the abdomen like diverticulitis, appendicitis, an ulcer, gallbladder problems, pancreatitis, etc. If the symptoms bother you enough, you should be evaluated. ...Read more
I have persistent pain in my left side, waist high and lower. It hurts worse when I push in. What could this be?
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