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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Board Certified, General Surgery
38 years in practice
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Daughter feels tenderness left side under rib and radiates to back,says she feels pressure on left side of abdomen?

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Board Certified, General Surgery
38 years in practice
6M people helped
Daughter feels tenderness left side under rib and radiates to back,says she feels pressure on left side of abdomen?

Keep bowel regular: the location of the pain indicate the pain is caused by gas trapped between hard stool make sure she drinks plenty of water and juices pop and sodas and caffeine are not a good source of hydration eat more fruit and eat mor fibers use heat pad and take a stool softener there is a possibility in spite of the pain being on the left and her young age that she might be having gallbladder attack ...Read more

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Feeling pressure in left side of abdomen and pelvic area. What could this be?

Dr. Maritza Baez
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Feeling pressure in left side of abdomen and pelvic area. What could this be?

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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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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My 17 y/o has constipation weird pressure left side abdomen below rib cage no pain present for a few months colon cancer with enlarged spleen ?!

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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My 17 y/o has constipation weird pressure left side abdomen below rib cage no pain present for a few months colon cancer with enlarged spleen ?!

Insist on an answer: Junior needs to be seen. Cancer's unlike at 17 without a strong family history. If there is any concern that this is serious disease, he needs colonoscopy. If the spleen is big, an explanation needs to be found. It would be appropriate to check junior for porphyria and hypothyroidism. If you are not satisfied with any answer you get, or junior is not satisfied, demand a second opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
28 years in practice
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I have dull pain and pressure on my left side of my lower abdomen and my period is late by two weeks. But I have been abstinent for 6 months. Do you have an idea of what this could be?

Dr. Anthony Fritz
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have dull pain and pressure on my left side of my lower abdomen and my period is late by two weeks. But I have been abstinent for 6 months. Do you have an idea of what this could be?

Make sure: it is not pregnancy by doing a pregnancy test if you were even close to a guy. Otherwise see your health provider to check for cystitis or ovarian cyst or colitis or other etiology. ...Read more

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
12 years in practice
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Dr. John Berryman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Daughter has tenderness on upper left side of abdomen under rib radiating to back and says she feels pressure on left side? like a gas bubble

Dr. John Berryman
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Daughter has tenderness on upper left side of abdomen under rib radiating to back and says she feels pressure on left side? like a gas bubble

ULQ pain: Unless pregnant, there are few things in a 15 year old female that can cause pain in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen. Intestinal disease or even constipation can mimic these symptoms. See a healthcare provider for tests and advice if persistent. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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What can be the main cause of pressure, spasms, and pain in the lower left side of abdomen in a female?

Dr. Creighton Wright
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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What can be the main cause of pressure, spasms, and pain in the lower left side of abdomen in a female?

Variable: Anatomical , colon, ovary, tube, small bowel, kidney ureter stones, venous obstruction. Causes infection, perforation, stones, polyps, cysts, cancers. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
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What could cause the left side of my abdomen to have a sharp pain when I put pressure on it?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
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What could cause the left side of my abdomen to have a sharp pain when I put pressure on it?

Common causes: are ovarian cyst, uti, kidney stone, diverticulitis, colitis, shingles. But it can be appendicitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or something even more serious. If pain persists, see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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For the last three days I have had pressure in my lower abdomen on the left side.

Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
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For the last three days I have had pressure in my lower abdomen on the left side.

Many different: Possibilities, from kidney stones to diverticulitis, or, less likely tumor or even cancer. Best to see a doctor to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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