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Been having worst sharp pain upper left stomach. In my back. Worst when I eat and super bad poop oily and smelly. Should I be worried? Has been worst?

Been having worst sharp pain upper left stomach. In my back. Worst when I eat and super bad poop oily and smelly. Should I be worried? Has been worst?

Stomach pain: Yes you should be concerned and you should consult with your doctor and have a check up. There are many possiblities. Why are you taking aspirin, and why are you bruising? Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in left, upper abdomen and back followed by days of fatigue and dizziness. Many tests (incl. Hemo) show only enlarged spleen. Ideas?

I get sharp pain in left, upper abdomen and back followed by days of fatigue and dizziness. Many tests (incl. Hemo) show only enlarged spleen. Ideas?

This is something: You and your doctor to take is seriously . I do not know what tests you have so far , but i will encourage to keep your doctor informed about your situation . I believe your doctor would consider evaluating your kidney, pancreas and look for any problem in your left side of the colon and many others . In general , your condition is something that you need to work closely with your doctors. 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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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 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 have constant flank back pain which started 1hr ago. Sometimes there's sharp pain in left back/abdomen when I move a certain way. Worse when laying.

I have constant flank back pain which started 1hr ago. Sometimes there's sharp pain in left back/abdomen when I move a certain way. Worse when laying.

Strain vs Stone: Two most likely causes are a low back strain or a kidney stone (nephrolithiasis). Kidney stones usually cause a pulsating pain, radiating to groin with no position that relieves pain, may cause blood n urine. Back stain will cause worsening pain with certain positions/movements depending on location. Try ibuprofen and moist heat. See Dr asap if increased pain or persistent symptoms. ...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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Why might it be that I have sharp pain on left side of my abdomen?

Med eval: 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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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