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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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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