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Some pain on my left side of the stomach like upper side. Could it just be gas? Should I wait until tomorrow?

Some pain on my left side of the stomach like upper side. Could it just be gas? Should I wait until tomorrow?

Let us try to help: Pain in that area could be due to gas and other stuff, if you are healthy other wise and the pain not sever and no other symptoms, I think you could if start to get worse get to er. Thanks. ...Read more

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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Could a pain in your side be dangerous? It's on the left side of the stomach area. It feels like just a stomachache but I'm not quite sure.

Could a pain in your side be dangerous? It's on the left side of the stomach area. It feels like just a stomachache but I'm not quite sure.

Try simple remedies!: Try antacids, over the counter xantac, and/or prilosec. If of no benefit, than not acid related. There are also stomach-gas agents such as gaviscon. Try it. If no benefit, see your doctor! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the lower left side of the stomach?

What could be the cause of pain in the lower left side of the stomach?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left side of my lower abdomen, what could that be?

It depends on. ...: The type of pain, its exact location (upper or lower abdomen) and severity of pain. If the pain persists for more than one week, you should consider going to your doctor for an examination. If the cause of pain is serious then this pain will progressively get worse. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left side, where the last rib is located before the stomach. What is under the rib?

I have pain on my left side, where the last rib is located before the stomach. What is under the rib?

Mostly likely: Costochondritis of the rib, it effect the junction of the rib and the breast bone. It could cause some cracking and some pain. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left side of my stomach every morning. The left side of my stomach is also swollen?

Constipation: In a female of your age the most likely is constipation without any blood, which you did not mention, and only bloating and left sided pain. Do you have round or hard poops or strain when you go? Are you getting enough fiber in your diet (9 servings of fruits and veggies a day and 3 grains) and drinking your 64 ounces of water a day? The left side is colon, abdomen is the emptying side. No organs. ...Read more

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Yesterday was my ovulation day I had mild pain on my left side abdomen but got relieved some hrs later, but today I discharged stain pinkish?

Yesterday was my ovulation day I had mild pain on my left side abdomen but got relieved some hrs later, but today I discharged stain pinkish?

Normal: A small amount of spotting during ovulation is not uncommon. This may be caused by the rupturing of the follicle releasing the egg. Sometimes there is pain associated known as mittleshmerz, German for "middle pain", and can shift from side to side every month as eggs come from either ovary. ...Read more

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I have been having sharp adominal pain on my left side of my stomach sometimes it goes all way across stomach been going on for a couple days now help?

I have been having sharp adominal pain on my left side of my stomach sometimes it goes all way across stomach been going on for a couple days now help?

Other possibility: Something called diverticulosis and its complication of diverticulitis may be responsible. If you have fever, constipation, blood in your stool or other changes in your normal bowel habit, it would be important for you to see your physician to be sure that a more treatable cause of your problem is not present. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my left side of my abdomen I don't know what it is can it be from the cold? I had a white discharge today odorless to what can it be help?

Go see ur PCP: Or gyn and get checked for vaginal infection, pid/ pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian cyst etc. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/pelvic-pain. ...Read more

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Hi, I am 15 w 6 days pregnant. Since Sunday I have been having a sharp pain on my left side abdomen when I stand up the pain lasts for about 2 minutes then goes away. This also happened yesterday once and had happened today a few times. Should I worry?

Hi, I am 15 w 6 days pregnant. Since Sunday I have been having a sharp pain on my left side abdomen when I stand up the pain lasts for about 2 minutes then goes away. This also happened yesterday once and had happened today a few times. Should I worry?

Ligament pain: Pains like this are quite common in pregnancy around this time, thought to be due to Round Ligament stretching. It usually settles with time, but if there is any worsening, or spreading of the pain, then you should see your doctor. ...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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I am feeling pain on my left side of my back very close to my stomach I can't bend my back for long what could be the problem?

I am feeling pain on my left side of my back very close to my stomach I can't bend my back for long what could be the problem?

Back pain: It's best that you see your FamilyDoc for an evaluation (or chat w/someone here) b/c we usually think of stomach as middle of abdomen below ribs & above belly button, not to one side or other. Perhaps you're referring to flank when you said "very close to my stomach), which would make me think of kidney stones or infection, although inability to bend makes me think of muscle strain. ...Read more

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I have started to get pain on my left side of abdomen during my period, I've never had this before?

I have started to get pain on my left side of abdomen during my period, I've never had this before?

Doctor can evaluate: A doctor can check to see if there is any worrisome medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their periods or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others do have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with their doctors. A urine pregnancy test is very accurate if needed (if there is a chance of pregnancy). ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp pain on my left side of my stomach when I breath it hurts a lot. Even when I move it hurts. Just that one side though.

Diaphragm: You may have diaphragmatic irritation on the left side. When you breath the diaphragm moves down. This could be the pain you are feeling. If your pain persists, you should probably see a doctor to rule out infection. ...Read more

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I have abdominal pain on my left side and I am nauseas, is this a sign of diverticulitis?

I have abdominal pain on my left side and I am nauseas, is this a sign of diverticulitis?

Yes: Diverticulitis most commonly presents as left lower quadrant pain and fever. Nausea is less common, but can occur. These symptoms can also be seen in pelvic inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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I'm having like sharp stabbing abdominal pain on my left side below my rib cage what could be causing this?

See below: It could be any of several things. You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I had a really sharp pain on my left side abdomen. Went to emergency. Dr. Saw something, wainting for appointment, 5mth ago. Should I worry?

I had a really sharp pain on my left side abdomen. Went to emergency. Dr. Saw something, wainting for appointment, 5mth ago. Should I worry?

Diverticulitis?: It sounds as if you had a bout of acute diverticulitis. Of course, any abnormality found "must" be investigated further. Even if you can't get an appointment, you must demand your results, to know how best to proceed. ...Read more

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Why am I nauseous with lower back and abdominal pain on my left side?

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain can be caused by a number of different conditions many of which are very serious. You need to seek medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having abdominal pain on my left side that's getting worse and now with a cough and headache. What could this be?

Upper abdomen?: If you are having pain in the left upper abdomen and then develop a cough you could have one of several things. Most likely is a viral infection but could be acid reflux or possibly a lung infection. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on my left side, when I touch it there is a ball type thing. Now it hurts on the right. Yesterday I felt nauseous briefly.

Abdominal pain: Do you get good bowel movements? If no fever, vomiting just pain with nausea and have good appetite most likely constipation, that need increased water, high fiber diet and no meat or white flour that causes this problem. If not better, good to get checked. ...Read more

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I have a very bad sharp pain on my left side. It goes from my ribs to my lower stomach. On my stomach and my back. Its been getting worse all day.?

See a physician.: You need to see a physician and be examined directly. It could be different reasons for your pain. You need to be seen. ...Read more

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Is tenderness in the lower left side of the stomach always considered a symptom of diverticulitis?

Is tenderness in the lower left side of the stomach always considered a symptom of diverticulitis?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain in the left lower quadrant is not always due to diverticulitis which usually presents with nausea and vomiting and left lower quadrant pain. LLQ pain can be referred, from constipation, obstruction, volvulus, kidney stones or in women ovarian cysts or torsion and several other problems. CT scan is indicated for both RLQ and LLQ pain when severe with guarding or rebound. See MD. ...Read more

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I recently that noticing that I have a pain on my left side of my stomach when I walk and my eyes are a bit yellowish.

Time to see doc: Your condition is absolutely of concern and you need to seek medical evaluation. Liver and blood related disorders are most likely with others possible. Your yellow tint may be due to jaundice and the left sided pain due to an enlarged spleen. ...Read more

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I've been having pain on my left side of abdomen. Every time I sit down and lay on my left side it hurts, what do you think I should do?

I've been having pain on my left side of abdomen. Every time I sit down and lay on my left side it hurts, what do you think I should do?

Depends on the pain: Hello Christopher
Depends on the level of pain and how long it has been. For a women of your age, the organs on the left that are of issue are the spleen and your left ovary. If the spleen is enlarged due to an infection it can be painful. If your ovaries are twisting or have a cyst that could be pain. Or it could be due to your muscle sprains. If the pain is getting worse or fever see your doc ...Read more