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Pain Lower Left Quadrant
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and sometimes observation in the hospital. Nausea, vomiting associated are commonly associated with this condition. But only an actual consultation in er or dr s office will clarify what is your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus lumborum) at sacrum ( enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle. Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists. ...Read more
See your doctor.: At age 75, the new onset of left upper abdominal pain ought to be evaluated, particularly in light of your history of anemia. You might consider taking a trial of Zantac (ranitidine) or other antacids in the meantime. If you have any chest pain with it, go to the emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more
See your doctor: Very soon - this week - if you think you have a mass. ...Read more
When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Med eval: This warrants prompt medical evaluation. If pain is severe - recommend emergency room for assessment. ...Read more
Sharp/acute pain, lower left quadrant near hip bone in female age 21 w UTI. randomly appeared, disappeared after weed, reappeared within 24 hrs. help?
If you just have a lower abdominal pain(lower left quadrant) and no other symtoms does that mean you may have appedicitis?
Unlikely : Abdominal pain and the associated possibilities of diagnoses are endless. It is important to talk to a doctor to obtain a detailed history, a thorough exam, and tests that can confirm or rule out what we suspect you may have. Without this, we can only take an educated guess based on what's common. You may have ovarian cysts, pelvic infection, diverticulitis, hernia, but appendicitis is unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your left lower abdomen? Stress correlate with symptom? 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? Your doctor will need this info to help. ...Read more
Been having pain in lower left quadrant when getting in and out of car and now walking around not real bad but does hurt also lower back hurts.
Was getting up from bed from laying on my stomach felt a pop with sharp pain in lower left quadrant but disapiated shortly after only slight tendernes?
Uncertain may be gas: If you have no further symptoms this may be gas or stool but if it persists you need to see your physician ...Read more
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Many Possibilities: Could be anything from gas, passing a kidney stone, colitis, diverticulitis, fecal impaction or a number of other things. Best get to dr. Right away as some of these conditions can deteriorate into peritonitis. If this has been going on for a number of hours i wouldn't delay. ...Read more
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I have pain in my lower left quadrant.pain radiates down the anterior part of my left thigh. . What can it possible be?
Evaluation needed: Your Dr or an osteopath, chiropractor or physical therapist would be best able to evaluate the problem and provide appropriate treatment. If it is new or old will matter as will your recall of possible injury activities. It may be muscle strain impacting nerves or maybe traced back to a spine issue. In any case, seek an eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having pain in my lower left quadrant. Its really low. I palpatated it and felt a specific spot where its worse. When should I go to the doctor?
Sooner the better: Any unexplained abdominal pain should be professionally evaluated. At age 23, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, fallopian tube infection with gonorrhea or chlamydia) is among the most common causes, especially if you also have vaginal discharge (but of course only if at risk for STDs). Get examined for sure if the pain lasts more than 24 hours, if especially severe, or if any fever. ...Read more
Had c diff, restested w/ negative result 2 weeks ago. Diarrheas back, now getting waves of strong pain in front lower left quadrant abs& back left flank?
Diagnosed by ct- I read pain is always lower left quadrant - but mine is all down the desending colon area from top to bottom- is this normal?
Good morning, what could be the cause of pain in the lower left quadrant for a female age 42. The patient experiences it mostly during menstruation.
I have a sharp pain in my lower left quadrant about 3 inches from my belly button that hurts when i exhale or press in that area. Should i go to er?
What could cause intense lower abdomen pain that subsides to a small pain in the lower left quadrant? The pain lasted about an hour before it subsided
Abdominal pain: At your young age diverticulitis of the left side of the colon would be unusual but a possible cause of lower left Abdominal discomfort. Other causes could be left ovarian problems or even abdominal muscle discomfort due to strain. In any event see your physician if there is any lingering discomfort or tenderness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain in my lower left quadrant. Practically in my left side groin area. Is there a way to find out if it is a strain or a hernia? No bulge
What is the cause of pain in the lower left quadrant of a female age 42. The pain occurs mostly during menstruation. Sometimes it occurs before menstruation, it stops when over the counter pain killers are used. ?
Varies: Multiple potential causes. Among the more common would likely be endometriosis, in which endometrial tissue is going in abnormal locations and often causes pain that is worse with menstruation. Other considerations might include polycystic ovary disease. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
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