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Pain left lower abdomen?

Pain left lower abdomen?

Impossible to say: Too broad a differential. If concerned best to see your md. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal pain?

Lower left abdominal pain?

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 more

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Pain in lower abdomen right side?

Pain in lower abdomen right side?

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 more

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Dull ache lower left abdomen?

Dull ache lower left abdomen?

Many possibilities: These include constipation, colon cancer, diverticular disease, pelvic inflammatory disease. You should probably see a GI and/or ob/gyn if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left back sharp

Pain in lower left back sharp

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

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Wincing, sharp pain on lower left abdomen?

Wincing, sharp pain on lower left abdomen?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable ibowel, etc. Would need to see a doctor for a complete history and physical exination. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain lower abdamen?

Other symptoms: If you have lost your appetite and or any jaring movement of your abdomen hurts worse... Go to er. ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen and groin lower left side.?

How long, how bad...: Don't have details. Could be anything from gyn, colon problems including diverticulitis or cancer, ureteral stone, hernia, lymph nodes from infection or tumor, other. Need to see a doc. Acute or sudden symptoms? See a doc now, otherwise asap. ...Read more

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Left lower stomach pain?

Left lower stomach pain?

Diverticulitis?: Typically pain in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen is suspicious for either ovarian problems or diverticulitis. Both of these really need to be seen and checked....See your doctor to get a better diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Pain at left side upper abdomen?

Pain at left side upper abdomen?

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

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Mass in lower abdomen pain lower left menstration?

See your doctor: Very soon - this week - if you think you have a mass. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side lower rib cage?

Need tests to treat: If pain is sharp , need to find thecause by exam and tests to find the cause , please see your doctor , or go to nearest er. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Kidney: There are several diseases that can cause pain in this area. Kidney stones are the first thing that came to mind when i read your question but infection (like shingles) broken rib and mush more need to be considered. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain right lower abdomen ?

See a doctor: There are medical emergencies that come to mind when you say right lower abdominal pain, but there are so many different causes, that you really need to see a doctor and have a complete history and physical examination to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Sharp pain to my lower right abdomen?

Sharp pain to my lower right abdomen?

Lots: Could be appendicitis, ovarian torsion, crohn's disease, diverticulitis, kidney stones, gas pains or more. Need to see a doc for a proper exam to narrow down the causes. ...Read more

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Lower right back pain severe?

Lower right back pain severe?

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 more

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Sharp pain lower left quadrant and had blood in poop?

Med eval: This warrants prompt medical evaluation. If pain is severe - recommend emergency room for assessment. ...Read more

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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?

Weed the cure?: One sided lower pain with UTI is usually not accurate. It likely is either an ovarian cyst or a possible Kidney stone. A repeat urine and pregnancy test would help. Recurrent pain suggest those, not prove for Weed's power. ...Read more

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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 more

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Need some advice. I have sharp pain in lower left quadrant of belly?

Need some advice. I have sharp pain in lower left quadrant of belly?

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

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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.

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.

See your doctor.: It is not normal to have persistent pain in the abdomen. Since this does not seem to be going away, you should get checked out. I would do it is soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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What is the cause of a severe pain in the lower left quadrant of the abdomin?

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 more

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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

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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?

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?

See below: C. Difficile diarrhea and colitis relapse after treatment in 25% of cases. You list Cephalexin as a med you are taking and this could cause your c.Diff. Disease to recur as well. Get retested with a molecular test for c.Diff. Good luck. ...Read more

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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.

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.

GYN Big three: The GYN big three causes of left lower quadrant pain are Endometriosis, Ovarian cyst/tumors and Uterine enlargement. I also did not include intestinal issues. All of these possibilities require a MD examination and detailed history. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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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

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

Exam : A physical examination is the best way to tell whether not you have a hernia in your groin. This can be done by your primary care provider. On occasion, dynamic ultrasound or ct scan can help, but this is unusual. ...Read more

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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. ?

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