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Sharp pain on lower and upper left side of stomach, extreme fatigue, bad bruising, aches in my forearms and shins. Wont have insurance till jan. What?

Sharp pain on lower and upper left side of stomach, extreme fatigue, bad bruising, aches in my forearms and shins. Wont have insurance till jan. What?

Could be trouble...: A person with lots of bruises, but with no reason for them... Plus extreme fatigue... And pain in the left abdomen (the spleen is on the left)... Plus aching arms and legs... Could have something bad going on in the blood. The platelets could be very low, making it hard for the blood to clot. A doctor needs to check in such a situation. If one has no doctor, then the E.R. Is the place to go now. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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What does it mean when you have pain in your upper left side of your stomach?

What does it mean when you have pain in your upper left side of your stomach?

Possible gas trap: called the splenic flexure syndrome, gas pockets to the left upper corner of the transverse colon causeing pain. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my stomach from fighting with my mother, and im 7weeks pregnant is that something I should worry about?

I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my stomach from fighting with my mother, and im 7weeks pregnant is that something I should worry about?

Fighting: If you where punched in the stomach you may need to be seen and evaluated. If you were not hit at all, its probably anxiety from being upset and will go away on its own. If persistent please go see you md. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left upper side stomach what could it be?

I have pain in my left upper side stomach what could it be?

Many possibilities: I suspect you're referring to your abdomen (portion of body), not your stomach which is an organ inside the abdominal cavity. Spleen is up there. Transverse colon meets descending colon in that part of abdomen. Stomach & pancreas are more towards midline. Of course, pneumonia sitting on diaphragm could also be painful. Maybe a kidney stone on left flank? Best to go see ur Family Doc for evaluation ...Read more

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What can cause pain in your upper and lower left side of your stomach?

What can cause pain in your upper and lower left side of your 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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What are the causes of pain in your upper and lower left side of your stomach?

What are the causes of pain in your upper and lower left side of your 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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Sever pain in the upper left side abdomen plus yellow eyes?

Sever pain in the upper left side abdomen plus yellow eyes?

Jaundice: You are describing pain in the area of the liver plus jaundice from a sick liver. You most likely have liver disease - infectious, chronic, etc. You should see a GI specialist with an interest in liver disease (hepatologist). You may also be infectious and might need to isolate yourself in some way to avoid spreading infectious hepatitis. Get evaluated right away. ...Read more

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Pain in the upper left-hand side of my abdomen just beneath the rib cage. What can be the cause of this pain. Had Ventral hernia repair on 7-7-14. ?

Pain in the upper left-hand side of my abdomen just beneath the rib cage. What can be the cause of this pain. Had Ventral hernia repair on 7-7-14.
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See the surgeon: When you have had recent surgery, a new pain in the same area has to be considered to be related to the surgery until shown not to be. Sometimes, post-operative adhesions can do this; sometimes swelling or fluid in the area of the surgery. In any case, you need to see the surgeon who did the procedure so that he/she can evaluate the problem and treat it properly. ...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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Pinching pain on lower left side of stomach?

Pinching pain on lower left side of 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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What causes pain on the lower left side of stomach?

What causes pain on 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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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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What could cause pain on lower left side of stomach?

What could cause pain on lower left side of stomach?

Broad differential: "LLQ pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing & treatment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain on lower left side of stomach?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do for dull-like pain on lower left side of stomach?

What can I do for dull-like pain on lower left side of stomach?

Depends on the cause: 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 (constipation, fibroids, etc). 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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My son has a Pain in the left side of stomach what could this means ?

My son has a 
Pain in the left side of stomach what could this means
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Gas pain: could be the cause of pain in this area. If the pain persists or does not move over time, consider other causes such as renal stones, injury, atypical appendicitis (rarely left sided pain) , pancreatitis, and many other rarer conditions. For now apply warm pack and allow him to try to have a bowel movement to see if it alleviates the pain . ...Read more