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Pain in lower left side of stomach?

Pain in lower left side of stomach?

See Dr/need info: Left side of abdomen has the spleen, the colon but maybe pain radiating from the stomach, pancreas, others.We need to know the characteristics of the pain: severity (0-10) aliviating factors ( eating food, antacids, vomiting, moving bowels), what makes it worst, what is it like( colic, stabbing, dull) associated symptoms ('fever, diarrhea, constipation, dissension, hard abdomen) . What is your hx. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Pain in right side of stomach?

Pain in right side of stomach?

Stomach pain: I assume you're referring to the right side of your abdomen (area between rib cage & pelvis), rather than organ insider abdomen. Unfortunately, your description is too vague. Right lower quadrant pain could be your appendix. Right upper quadrant pain could be liver or gall bladder. Pancreatitis, gastritis or peptic ulcer might be right sided. Kidney stones might be on right. Go see your family doc. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of my stomach?

May be UR ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is very irritating to the gastric lining of the stomach, especially when it's not taken with food. Please make sure that you are taking it with food, and not by itself. It is such a strong irritant. You may want to try stopping your ibuprofen altogether, and seeing whether the pain goes away immediately during the time that you're off it or not.. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest.

Pain in left side of chest.

Get eval: Without any other information and just a statement saying "pain in Left side of chest" my only recourse is telling you to get an evaluation ASAP, to assure it is not your heart. ...Read more

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Sharp, sudden pain in right side of lower abdomen. Gas?

Gas or muscle spasms: Muscle spasms are sudden, sharp, knife-like pains like charley horses -- but in the abdomen. Rubbing on them should make them go away. If not, or if they persist, you should see your primary provider for a more thorough examination to make sure it's not something more severe. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest?

Pain in left side of chest?

To ER for chest pain: Need to head to the emergency room as fact as possible, especially if also shortness of breath, the pain is like a pressure, radiation to jaw or left arm, sweating, vomiting. Cardiac until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Pinching pain on lower left side of stomach?

Pinching pain on lower left side of stomach?

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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Numb in right side of stomach pain in gallblader?

Numb in right side of stomach pain in gallblader?

More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more

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Having pain in left side of my stomach?

Having pain in left side of my stomach?

Stomach pain: Would need much more information to give any credible answer. Symptoms, timing, length, etc. ...Read more

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Severe pain ache in lower right side of back

See details: Significant low back pain is usually related to osteoarthritis and strain. Have it evaluated. There are several good treatment options. ...Read more

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Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Back/Pelvic Eval: I recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a physiatrist/sports medicine or orthopedic specialist. The lower back and pelvic region is complex and there are multiple sources for that type of pain/symptoms and a thorough history and physical exam is needed to assist you. ...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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Awful pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

Awful pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

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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Pain lower left side of back?

Pain lower left side of back?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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Pain in lower back right side of head?

Pain in lower back right side of head?

OK: How long. How severe? Sharp, shooting, dull, aching. Hurt to move head or is there localized tenderness. Could be many things. If it doesn't get better, get checked. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower left side stomach?

Diverticular Dz?: There are a number of possible causes of left lower quadrant pain. If this is persistent please see your doctor to determine if you have diverticular disease. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side lower stomach?

What causes pain in left side lower stomach?

LLQ abdominal pain: 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 causes pain in the lower left side of stomach?

What causes pain in the lower left side of stomach?

Left Lower AB pain: 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