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I have a pain on the left side of my abdomen. It starts with a sharp pain on theleft side of the belly button and then it goes in my pelvic area. ?

I have a pain on the left side of my abdomen. It starts with a sharp pain on  theleft side of the belly button and then it goes in my pelvic area. ?

Evaluation: Hi, you need to see your doctor for further evaluation, physical examination and possible blood work and imaging. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Sharp pain in left side lower stomach. Been going on for quiet some time.. Maybe 2 years. Been and had a scan. Nothing, could cysts be the cause ?

Yes: Cysts can certainly cause intermittent pain. Depending on what kind of "scan" you had you may still benefit from additional imaging. Lower pelvic pain in a women can usually be best addressed with an ultrasound. ...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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My 2nd month having this sharp pain in my left side of stomach 1 time it felt like my insides were bein riped apart from my ribcage to my bellybutton?

Left stomach pain: May be gastritis./GERD with or without bacteria called H pylori . Could try ranitidine or prevecid and see if helps . May also be just gas/stool as the colon runs high.Rarely i have seen individuals with vascualr issues of the spleen . if you drink a lot of alcohol could be ppancreas. but that would not go away w/o mediacal intervention f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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Why am i having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Why am i having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Need more info!: Abdominal pain can be an emergency to a mild problem. Let's begin by seeing your primary care doctor. I can't even recommend otc meds because: i don't know enough about your symptoms; i don't know if you have tried anything. The shortcut. See your doc. If you have none- a walk in clinic! but one thing. Pain near the belly button suggests a small intestinal cause! ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

?referred pain: The spleen, intestines, part of the stomach and base of the left lung all can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen and the discomfort may cause referred pain to the left shoulder area. Since your symptoms are persistent,I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...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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Help? I have got a sharp pain in the left side of my stomach?

Help? I have got a sharp pain in the left side of my stomach?

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. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more