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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?

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

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What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

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

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If I have a pain on my left side waist area and lower back, do I have kidney stones concidering I have freequent uti's?

If I have a pain on my left side waist area and lower back, do I have kidney stones concidering I have freequent uti's?

Could be: Your symptoms are not typical of renal stones, but do not exclude kidney stones. You should see your doctor for an evaluation, as it may require urine test and imaging. See this site for more information on the topic.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282. ...Read more

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Pain on left side above waist area since having emergency c section just over 8 weeks ago also still bleeding?

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

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I was just diagnosed by endoscopy with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Would any of these cause pain in the left side waist/flank area?

I was just diagnosed by endoscopy with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Would any of these cause pain in the left side waist/flank area?

No: These would not typically cause flank pain. If you are flexing your trunk muscles in response to your GERD symptoms, you may have some muscle stain, but that's as close as it gets. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I was pooping and I pushed and I felt pain on my left side around the waist area. This happened three days ago. Since then I can feel my poop going down shortly before I go to the toilet should I be concerned?

I was pooping and I pushed and I felt pain on my left side around the waist area. This happened three days ago. Since then I can feel my poop going down shortly before I go to the toilet should I be concerned?

Not clear: What do you mean by "feel your poop going down"? An urge to go to the bathroom is normal. The pop may have been a small muscle strain with pushing.
Nothing here sounds super alarming so I would just monitor situation for now. ...Read more

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2 days sharp stabbing pain left side in waist/flank area. Hurts to deep breathe. Tender to touch. Nausea. Constipation. Groin pain. Burning feeling.

Get it checked out: There are several things that can be causing this. But with it being painful to touch and have nausea, groin pain and burning... I would have a healthcare provider check it out. Take care! Dr. Michael rosenfield. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Muscle pain: Usually this is an indication of intercostal (the muscles by the ribs) pain. Probably you strained the muscles doing something and they should heal with some advil (ibuprofen) and rest, if not a chest x ray should be obtained. ...Read more

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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

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I have a pain on my left side back of my waist and travels to the groin area?

I have a pain on my left side back of my waist and travels to the groin area?

Compression neuritis: Definitely suggests nerve compression and inflammation. Avoid any heavy lifting or bending. Start antiinflammatory mediciation ASAP (Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleve) - seek medical attention and xrays ASAP ...Read more

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I am having spots of heat at waist level of my left side, from front to back area. It feels like a hearing pad under my skin. Comes and goes.?

I am having spots of heat at waist level of my left side, from front to back area. It feels like a hearing pad under my skin. Comes and goes.?

See your Doctor: Abdominal pain can have many complex causes. You need a physical exam to try and figure this out. Please see your doctor. If you are in severe pain go to an emergency center as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a sharp/burning pain on the left side of my waist that travels down to my groin area. What could it be?

I have a sharp/burning pain on the left side of my waist that travels down to my groin area. What could it be?

Various causes: Problems such as diverticulosis of the colon, stone in the left urinary tract, left ovarian pathology can cause this type of discomfort. Since this is a recurring problem, you should be examined by your physician who will order the appropriate tests after evaluating you and, if necessary, will refer you to the proper specialist. ...Read more

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A constant ache like a stitch on my left side around the waist area. Any ideas what this maybe. Peeing is fine.?

A constant ache like a stitch on my left side around the waist area. Any ideas what this maybe. Peeing is fine.?

Many possibilities: Without a full history and exam the possibilities are vaguely defined. It could be related to the colon, the spleen, or even the lowermost area of the lung coverings i.e. Pleursy. If it relates to deep breathing, pleursy may be the case however still organs like kidney and spleen move some with deep breathing. Make sure there is no constipation. ...Read more

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Gf has pelvis pain left side around bladder area below waist its on and off and has come and gone for months any idea what this is?

Could be many things: She really should be seen to have an evaluation and examination. Causes could be benign or quite serious, but you can help encourage her to go since it has now gone on for months and doesn't seem to be subsiding. ...Read more

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I have had pain of my left side by ribs down to waist area on and off for 6 months. Constant now for 2 weeks. Ct abd/pelvis negative. Suggestions?

I have had pain of my left side by ribs down to waist area on and off for 6 months. Constant now for 2 weeks. Ct abd/pelvis negative. Suggestions?

Are you diabetic.: Diabetes can cause thoracic radiculopathe where pais sometimes non radiating. Some other causes other than diabetes in spine can cause. ...Read more

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From three weaks I have pain in left side of my waist. I am 29years old?

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

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Pain feels like wind on left side of waist this is third day?

Pain feels like wind on left side of waist this is third day?

Waist pain: Hmmm. Hard to say. Not sure what "wind" pain means. If it's over lower left abdomen, it could be diverticulitis. if it's front of hip it could be hip flexor tendonitis. If there is rash it could be shingles. These are but a few of hundreds of possibilities. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain on my left side of my waist. What do you think it is?

"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

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Hi. I have mild pain in my waist on the left side. What could be causing this?

Hi. I have mild pain in my waist on the left side. What could be causing this?

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

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I have pains on the left side of my chest......and also the back of my waist.....what could be the problem....thanks!

I have pains on the left side of my chest......and also the back of my waist.....what could be the problem....thanks!

This may or may not: Be serious. Chest pain is always something that should never wait. You should check with your doc ASAP.

Unless you think you should go to the emergency room.

Good luck and all the best ...Read more

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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

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What causes pains on the ribs, chest, waist and on the left side of the abdomen?

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