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I have a sharp pain in left side of my abdomen. It hurts when pressed. What could this be ?

I have a sharp pain in left side of my abdomen. It hurts when pressed. What could this be ?

Left sided pain: Left sided pain, upper parts vs lower part may be from different causes. It could be diverticulitis, colitis, lymphadenitis, gas distension etc, If the pain persist have yourself examined by your physician. ...Read more

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I've had sharp pain in left side abdomen for last two hours that sharp pain been on and off every ten mins or so?

Abdominal pain: Sharp crampy left sided abdominal pains suggest irritability or inflammation of the descending colon such as seen in colitis or diverticulitis. Left ovarian or pelvic problems are another possibility if there are no associated bowel symptoms. If symptoms persist or if there is associated abdominal tenderness or fever, a physician should examine you as an acute inflammatory process may be present. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left lower abdomen probably ovary. It goes away quickly and comes suddenly. No other symptoms I guess. What is that?

Sharp pain in left lower abdomen probably ovary. It goes away quickly and comes suddenly. No other symptoms I guess. What is that?

Needs assessment : There are many possibilities that could cause pain in your left lower abdomen. It could be related to an ovary (i.e. a cyst), but if it continues or especially if it becomes more frequent or severe, get it checked to make sure it isn't something like your GI tract (i.e. hernia, diverticulitis, colitis), a muscle, genitourinary (i.e. kidney stone, ectopic pregnancy) or lymphatics (i.e. adenitis). ...Read more

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Is it normal when your left side of your abdomen has sharp pain?

Is it normal when your left side of your abdomen has sharp pain?

Not normal: having sharp pain at the left side of the abdomen. This could be a lot of think since you do not give full history. Such as ovarian cyst , gi problems such as diverticulitis, muscle strain, hernia , abcess, etc. Do you have fever? Any change in your bowel habit? Did you miss your period? See a doctor. An ultrasound or ct scan of the abdomen is probably needed. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in upper left side of abdomen under ribs. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Sharp pain in upper left side of abdomen under ribs. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Consider Cold Milk: If you aren't a smoker, who is overweight, and family history of heart disease, that is, it isn't your heart that is causing this, consider your stomach as being the culprit. Too much acid? How about drinking milk to coat it with cold milk. Not a treatment, but will give you diagnosis. Then go to your doctor. You are going to need their help. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left side of abdomen and going down and been feeling nausous and queasy?

I have a sharp pain in my left side of abdomen and going down and been feeling nausous and queasy?

Mittelschmerz...: Female Age unstated says a sharp pain in my left side of abdomen and going down and been feeling nauseous and queasy? Most likely Mittelschmerz pain associated with one's menstrual cycle on the same side as the ovary that released it's Egg that month. Nausea & Queasiness could be associated. If symptom lasts longer than a few days check with M.D cos Appendix & other organs could also present so ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain in my abdomen on rear occasions, this is usally on the left side, could this be a symton for an appendic?

I get a sharp pain in my abdomen on rear occasions, this is usally on the left side, could this be a symton for an appendic?

What causes LLQ pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? ...Read more

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I'm feeling a very sharp pain in my upper abdomen on the left side. It started yesterday. It comes and goes but right now it isnt going anywhere help?

I'm feeling a very sharp pain in my upper abdomen on the left side. It started yesterday. It comes and goes but right now it isnt going anywhere help?

See doctor: The location of abdominal pain may help in identifying the problem; however, it is the onset, associated symptoms like nausea, vomiting, character of the pain, and what relieves it, along with the physical exam that all help with making the diagnosis. If pain persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

No short answer: I hope it is a muscular strain and can be helped by heatseveral times a day. In the rib cage would be more in the mid to upper abdomen. I do not like it being a severe sharp pain, if it is other than brief you should seek medical attention. It could be diverticulitis (an infected pocket in the intestine) and it may be ruptured. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pain in the left side of my lower abdomen?

I'm having sharp pain in the left side of my lower abdomen?

Severe abd pain = ER: 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 can this sharp pain on my left side of abdomen be?

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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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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When do you see a doctor when you have sharp pain in the lower left side of your abdomen?

When: Ther is not much on your left side like your appendix is on the right side. You are a bit young for serious diverticulitis but it could happen and that is on the left. If your pain is excruciating, blood in stool, have fever then of course go. Sounds more like constipation -round hard poop or straining ? Try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) in that case. If not better go. ...Read more

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After having intercourse next day why do I get poking sharp pain left side of my abdomen it's my 6th day of cycle?

Needs to be checked: The pain can be due to 1pelvic inflammatory disease 2endometriosis 3ovarian cysts 4interstitial cystitis 5some sexually transmitted disease 6vulvodynia 7vaginismus 68urinary infection 7 physical injury consult your doctor and ask questions if you have any and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Embarrassing ques. When I orgasm, left side abdomen hurts. Pain feels like pulses. Happening for a month now. Not very sharp pain. But its disturbing.

Obgyn evaluation: Pelvic pain is complex. It is not clear why this would be related to orgasm. Consider seeing an Obgyn to make sure everything is ok and to determine if an obvious cause of pain is present. ...Read more