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Pain in left side of my stomach?

Pain in left side of my stomach?

May be UR ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is very irritating to the gastric lining of the stomach, especially when it's not taken with food. Please make sure that you are taking it with food, and not by itself. It is such a strong irritant. You may want to try stopping your ibuprofen altogether, and seeing whether the pain goes away immediately during the time that you're off it or not.. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left side of stomach?

Pain in lower left side of stomach?

See Dr/need info: Left side of abdomen has the spleen, the colon but maybe pain radiating from the stomach, pancreas, others.We need to know the characteristics of the pain: severity (0-10) aliviating factors ( eating food, antacids, vomiting, moving bowels), what makes it worst, what is it like( colic, stabbing, dull) associated symptoms ('fever, diarrhea, constipation, dissension, hard abdomen) . What is your hx. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of stomach?

Stomach pain: I assume you're referring to the right side of your abdomen (area between rib cage & pelvis), rather than organ insider abdomen. Unfortunately, your description is too vague. Right lower quadrant pain could be your appendix. Right upper quadrant pain could be liver or gall bladder. Pancreatitis, gastritis or peptic ulcer might be right sided. Kidney stones might be on right. Go see your family doc. ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in left hand side of lower back and lower belly and tightness?

Feeling lots of pain in left hand side of lower back and lower belly and tightness?

Colon? kidney?: Diverticulitis commonly causes left lower abdominal pain, sometimes exacerbated/relieved by a bowel movement. Inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Constipation. Kidney issuesyou 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

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Awful pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

Awful pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

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

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Pain in left side and back?

Vague question: Your question is very vague. Please be more explicit. There are dozens of causes of back pain. ...Read more

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Pain in the left side of the upper back and left side?

Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in particular from abdomen/diaphram which refers pain into shoulder/upper back. I suggest rest, antiinflam, localized heat, massage, pt and if not better consult md for MRI and consider epidural, trigger points injections, facet injections per md recommend. ...Read more

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Having pain in left side of my stomach?

Having pain in left side of my stomach?

Stomach pain: Would need much more information to give any credible answer. Symptoms, timing, length, etc. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of my chest and back?

What causes pain in left side of my chest and back?

Many causes!: Most worrisome would be heart issues, followed by pleurisy and other lung problems. It also could be a rib issue, or a muscle issue. See your doc asap! ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the lower right side of abdomen? I recently been having pain in my lower right side of abdomen and now i feel the pain in my whole entire stomach abdomen area. And experiencing chest pains and occasional weakness in the left arm mos

What can cause pain in the lower right side of abdomen? I recently been having pain in my lower right side of abdomen and now i feel the pain in my whole entire stomach abdomen area. And experiencing chest pains and occasional weakness in the left arm mos

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

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Pain ion the left and right side of stomach?

Pain ion the left and right side of  stomach?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (upper, mid, lower) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info2 help. ...Read more

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Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and try ice and an antiinflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of back and have small coughs?

Pain in left side of back and have small coughs?

Get eval: Your lower left lobe of the lung have pain referred to the left mid-lower back area, and with your cough, it is best to be evaluated and assure no lung infections/inflammation, etc. ...Read more

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Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

Likely musculo: Skeletal pain because of your young age. See your dr just to be sure there's no underlying heart disease. Take care! ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower left side of stomach?

What causes pain in the lower left side of stomach?

Left Lower AB pain: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are 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 or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back right side of head?

Pain in lower back right side of head?

OK: How long. How severe? Sharp, shooting, dull, aching. Hurt to move head or is there localized tenderness. Could be many things. If it doesn't get better, get checked. ...Read more

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Mild pain in lower left side of my back and bit of a head ache?

Mild pain in lower left side of my back and bit of a head ache?

NSAIDS, ice, heat...: Pain, stiffness, and inflammation can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Follow directions on label. Ice for about 45 minutes will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Follow this by heat for about 20 to 25 minutes to help soothe and relax tight muscles. Gentle range of motion and stretching exercises. ...Read more

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Having pain on lower left side of stomach along with dampness and the pain is also on the left side of my back?

Having pain on lower left side of stomach along with dampness and the pain is also on the left side of my back?

Colon To Semicolon?: You should think about Diverticulitis or a Ureteral Stone. Obviously much more information is needed but those are probably the biggies. But not all the possibilities, some of which could be serious (like Colon Cancer). So if you've never seen a doctor for this and you've had the pains for over two weeks, find a doctor muy rapido! ...Read more

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Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Back/Pelvic Eval: I recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a physiatrist/sports medicine or orthopedic specialist. The lower back and pelvic region is complex and there are multiple sources for that type of pain/symptoms and a thorough history and physical exam is needed to assist you. ...Read more

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Ive been having unprotected sex for a week, I now have difficulty urinating & pain on the left side of my stomach and back. What could it be?

Ive been having unprotected sex for a week, I now have difficulty urinating & pain on the left side of my stomach and back. What could it be?

Nonspecific : Pain in these locations does not identify a single diagnosis. Difficulty urinating needs a bit more investigation to come up with a diagnosis as well. If you're worried, see a primary care provider for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain left side of lower stomach and lower back pain. What could it be?

Sharp stabbing pain left side of lower stomach and lower back pain. What could it be?

Stomach is just: Under left rib cage. Lower could be colon, or if pain radiates from back check for kidney stone. Any other symptoms associated with urination? See pcp bring urine first mornings. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain on left side stomach with stomach ache and back side pain. It was 4 days now.

I have sharp pain on left side stomach with stomach ache and back side pain. It was 4 days now.

Sharp left sided abd: May be gastritis with or without H pylori- Anatacid may help pain but if H pylori need antibiotics. Avoid motrin like products ,caffeine, spicy foods; or may be constipation -drink fluids eat fiber in avocados, sweet potatoes ,greens, as the splenic flexure of the colon is there. Rarely may be kidney stone , or a lung clots ( worse with breathing )or even just a vaginitis. .F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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I have a irregular period but its worst then before, i also have pain on my left side, cramps in my stomach, back pain, blurred vision and headache.

I have a irregular period but its worst then before, i also have pain on my left side, cramps in my stomach, back pain, blurred vision and headache.

Common problem : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have unexplained bruising on my left side of stomach. Swollen stomach with dull pain and pain in left side of back.

I have unexplained bruising on my left side of stomach. Swollen stomach with dull pain and pain in left side of back.

Pain: Pain is an indicator that sometime is not right. Bruising on the anterior abdomen may have come from bumping something. Swollen abdomen- does that mean you are constipated? When was your last bowel movement?
Pain in the left side of back could be due to kidney stone, referred pain, muscle pull.
Get a check up from a Doctor to help diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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Very strong pain in left side of abdomen goes to back.Hurt s when i take deep breath?

Abdominal pain: Could indicate a problem with stomach or intestine but may be an indication of pleurisy or inflammation of lung. Could also be a kidney problem such as a stone. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Very strong pain in left side of abdomen goes to back. Hurts when i take deep breath?

See your doctor!: Symptoms such as this are often due to stomach conditions such as gastritis or ulcers, but diagnosis is difficult without physical exam so you should definitely see your doctor. ...Read more

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Having pain on lower left side of stomach along with dampness and the pain is also on the left side of my back?

Colon To Semicolon?: You should think about Diverticulitis or a Ureteral Stone. Obviously much more information is needed but those are probably the biggies. But not all the possibilities, some of which could be serious (like Colon Cancer). So if you've never seen a doctor for this and you've had the pains for over two weeks, find a doctor muy rapido! ...Read more

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Pain in left side of abdomen radiates out of back sometimes, have had this for 3 months now, had full blood works done back in september all normal, ?

Pain in left side of abdomen radiates out of back sometimes, have had this for 3 months now, had full blood works done back in september all normal, ?

Possibilities: There are many possibilities here, so i would encourage you to establish care with, or continue seeing, a physician. You might want to consider the possibility of a kidney stone, which can give you pain that radiates to the back. If the pain persists as it seems to, an abdominal ultrasound or ct can help rule out anything structural. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in abdomen and back around my kidneys chest pain in left side can you help me?

I have severe pain in abdomen and back around my kidneys chest pain in left side can you help me?

Pain:abdomen/chest: Much more information is needed. Your abdominal pain cold have one of a lwegion of causes. Chest pain may be due to a number of causes as well. A doctor visitis needed. If the symptoms become acute, if there is anyshortness of breath or dizziness, an emergency room visit is appropriate. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe pain in abdomen and back around my kidneys chest pain in left side can you help me?

Pain:abdomen/chest: Much more information is needed. Your abdominal pain cold have one of a lwegion of causes. Chest pain may be due to a number of causes as well. A doctor visitis needed. If the symptoms become acute, if there is anyshortness of breath or dizziness, an emergency room visit is appropriate. ...Read more

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I have pain in left side of the abdomen and the back and I did urine tests and kidney ultrasound but everything was normal what should be the problem?

I have pain in left side of the abdomen and the back and I did urine tests and kidney ultrasound but everything was normal what should be the problem?

Pain: Did they check your appendix and ovary? How much do you weight and what is your diet like? Consult with us to help solve this issue and see if you need a CT or MRI. In meantime follow "low inflammatory diet" at Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com to see if diet change makes it go away which might help. ...Read more

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I believe I have a UTI. I'm going to the bathroom a lot but it is not a lot, I have a pain in left side/back and feel pressure on my lower stomach.

Possible UTI: Frequent urination, pressure over the bladder and flank pain can all be associated with urinary tract infection. Best to see your doctor, since the flank pain can be a sign of ascending infection ( bladder infection heading toward the kidney). Your doctor can treat appropriately. ...Read more

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Upper left abdominal pain, pain in left side and back. Any movement--like bending or using my arm on that side makes me feel sicker in general and a?

Upper left abdominal pain, pain in left side and back.  Any movement--like bending or using my arm on that side makes me feel sicker  in general and a?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Rumbling left side of stomach and pain, lower left back pain, no blood. Pain lifting left leg in sitting position, no nausea?

Pain: There are many possible causes for your pain. A lumbar muscle sprain and spasm can cause this pain since these muscles connect the hip and spine through the pelvis. Also a serious infection, such as diverticulitis or peritonitis, can cause abdominal or back pain triggered by movement. See a doctor today. ...Read more

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Pain in lower and left side of stomach, and on the right side of my lower back. Urinating more often, nauseous. Could this be a UTI?

Yes: With symptoms you are describing, need to consider a stone in the ureter or kidney stone +\-infection. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had severe pain in left side of abdomen, neon yellow poop, & now light bleeding. Blood tests results came back fine. What could this be?

I've had severe pain in left side of abdomen, neon yellow poop, & now light bleeding. Blood tests results came back fine. What could this be?

Inflamed bowel?: The most concerning symptom you describe is bleeding, I presume from the rectum. Yellow stool is often associated with excess fat in the stool, often due to malabsorption. A foul smell is often also present. But if you are now having rectal bleeding this needs evaluation to exclude infection and inflammatory bowel disease in a person of your age. Diverticulitis or cancer would be MUCH less likely. ...Read more

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