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Pain on the left side of the belly?

Pain on the left side of the belly?

Pain: Abdominal may may stem from multiple causes. In females, it is even more complicated. Pain can result from multiple GI conditions including constipation, renal colic, Pyelonephritis, referred pelvic pain, ovarian cysts amongst others. If pain is not resolving or worsens, you should visit your doctor for further evaluation and work up for the L sided abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is 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, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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Isolated pain in a single spot on the left side of my head. it is near the back of my head and the upper side of my left side. throbbing pain.

Isolated pain in a single spot on the left side of my head. it is near the back of my head and the upper side of my left side. throbbing pain.

Occipital neuralgia.: Irritation of the main nerve that runs from the back of the skull can cause occipital neuralgia. . It is suspected that tense muscles or ligaments may press against the nerve, causing irritation, inflammation and subsequent pain. Other causes may include viral infection, trauma to the neck or bad posture. ...Read more

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Pain on the left side of the neck?

Pain on the left side of the neck?

Too vague: Much too vague a description. Some people have a pain in the neck and some people are a pain in the neck. Seriously, you have to be much more specific in describing any problem you have if you want some advice about it. ...Read more

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Having pain on lower left side of stomach along with dampness and the pain is also on the left side of my back?

Having pain on lower left side of stomach along with dampness and the pain is also on the left side of my back?

Colon To Semicolon?: You should think about Diverticulitis or a Ureteral Stone. Obviously much more information is needed but those are probably the biggies. But not all the possibilities, some of which could be serious (like Colon Cancer). So if you've never seen a doctor for this and you've had the pains for over two weeks, find a doctor muy rapido! ...Read more

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I have pain in the upper right part of my stomach on the right side of my chest and on the right side of my back and in between my shoulder blades?

I have pain in the upper right part of my stomach on the right side of my chest and on the right side of my back and in between my shoulder blades?

RUQ pain: Your description of your current symptoms appeared to be related to gallbladder dysfunction. You might want to discuss with your local doctor for further work up to see this is to be the case. Good luck! ...Read more

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This mild pain on the the left side of stomach above my belly button on the left?

This mild pain on the the left side of stomach above my belly button on the left?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Persistent or recurrent pain warrants at least evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain on the top left side of my head, numbness in left side of my face, what can it be?

Sharp stabbing pain on the top left side of my head, numbness in left side of my face, what can it be?

Emergency! Go to ER : Please all 911. Sudden facial numbness might be an evolving stroke. Immediately call 911. Do you have other risk factors besides diabetes for stroke such as elevated bold pressure? This could be an emergency.seek urgent medical attention. Call family/friends to seek help as well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of appendicitis? Right above my hip, on the right side of my body hurts.

What are the causes of appendicitis? Right above my hip, on the right side of my body hurts.

Fecolith: Most appendicitis is caused by a blockage of the lumen of the appendix. Common causes are fecoliths (small pieces of stool, ) enlarged lymph within the organ, even tumor. The usual presentation is a vague pain in mid abdomen that moves to settle in right lower quadrant, associated with nausea, loss of appetite, and fever. Not diarrhea. Peaks to rupture in 24-72 hrs.Seek attention. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side. ?

Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side. ?

Require exam: these may not be related and cedrtainly require a physicial examination, blood testing and imaging. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and try ice and an antiinflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Left side of face numb and chest hurts on the left side of my heart?

Left side of face numb and chest hurts on the left side of my heart?

Go to ER NOW: You might be having a stroke or a heart attack. This may turn out to be nothing serious but it could be life-threatening. We can't diagnose you further here. Please go to the er or call 911 now! ...Read more

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Tight pain around my heart and pain in my shoulder on the left side and on my neck the left side as well?

Tight pain around my heart and pain in my shoulder on the left side and on my neck the left side as well?

Low risk: Your age makes you low risk for heart disease as chest pain, but then one cannot judge just by age. There are multiple other risk factors and contributors to heart disease. Check with your primary doctor. Gastroesophageal reflux can mimick chest pain from heart disease. ...Read more

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What does shooting side pain on the left side of the chest mean?

What does shooting side pain on the left side of the chest mean?

Many possibilities: Chest pain can come from many causes. At your age, more common causes include musculoskeletal pain; pulmonary problems like asthma or pneumonia; GI problems like reflux, gastritis, achalasia. The heart can also be the source of chest pain in adolescence, but it is very rare. A detailed history & physical exam with your pcp will be important. Depending on those, further testing may be recommended. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in the top of my foot which sometimes goes up the side of my shin on the left side. What should I do?

I'm having pain in the top of my foot which sometimes goes up the side of my shin on the left side. What should I do?

Shin splints: This may be caused by shin splints. That is when the muscle that starts on the lower leg/shin bone extends downward and becomes a tendon that attaches into the foot. After overuse or exercise, it may start to pull away from the shin bone and therby cause a tendonitis, most commonly called a shin splint. Try icing and support in the shoes. If no relief, see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Been having dull pain right side of base of skull, shoots to the right side of the top of my head and right side behind my eye. ?

Been having dull pain right side of base of skull, shoots to the right side of the top of my head and right side behind my eye. ?

Pain: Hard to tell from your description but it sounds like a neck or cervical neuralgia or muscle spasm but if its persistent you should get it looked at. You can try warm compresses and ibuprofen as well. ...Read more