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My lower left side of my stomach hurts. Help?

My lower left side of my stomach hurts. Help?

May be GYN related: Most frequently left lower quadrant abdominal pain in a young female is caused by gyn related issues (e.g. Ruptured ovarian cyst). Less commonly, at this age, a condition called diverticulitis (inflammation of colon diverticula) may cause similar pain. Rarely appendicitis may present with pain on the left side instead of the right. Other causes are related to urinary tract. ...Read more

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What can I do if my lower left side of my stomach hurts a lot any sugestions on what it might be?

What can I do if my lower left side of my stomach hurts a lot any sugestions on what it might be?

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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Wanting to know why are my lower left side of my stomach hurts everytime I sneeze it just started like a couple days ago?

Wanting to know why are my lower left side of my stomach hurts everytime I sneeze it just started like a couple days ago?

It is likely just: A muscle strain from the force of the sneeze. Now it is irritated each time you repeat. Potentially you could have an intraabdominal organ issue (splenic bruise or rupture) but you would be a lot sicker and the pain would not resolve easily. It will most likely resolve in a few days when you stop sneezing. If you or it get worse go and get checked out by a health care professional. ...Read more

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18 have a hard moveable lump that sticks out my lower left side of my stomach. Hurts to press& sharp pains. Bleed after sex. Had period 3 weeks after.

18 have a hard moveable lump that sticks out my lower left side of my stomach. Hurts to press& sharp pains. Bleed after sex. Had period 3 weeks after.

See doctor: You need to see a physician to have a complete history and physical. An exam and possibly imaging such as ultrasound may easily answer the question. Pain and bleeding after sex is not normal. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why does the lower left side of my stomach hurt is it a pregnancy sign? Haven't had my period for 7months. My boobs, hands, and feet are sensitive.

Why does the lower left side of my stomach hurt is it a pregnancy sign? Haven't had my period for 7months. My boobs, hands, and feet are sensitive.

Perhaps: If you have not had a period for 7 months, you absolutely should take a pregnancy test. Other reasons for left lower quadrant pain could be ovulation, constipation, infection or musculoskeletal. If the pain has been severe or persistent, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My lower left side of my stomach really hurts? Any reasons why? Please help its really hurting mee

My lower left side of my stomach really hurts? Any reasons why? Please help its really hurting mee

May need med-checkup: Any severe pain in the abdomen raises a question about some infection of blockage. You did not tell us your age...that matters in terms of possible causes. You can take a paracetamol if you want to try treating it at home. But if the pain persists more than 2 hours from now, go to the Hospital emergency room for a medical check up and tests. ...Read more

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I had pain in my lower left side of my stomach that hurt more with sex now have period, migraine, nauseous, weak what could this be?

I had pain in my lower left side of my stomach that hurt more with sex now have period, migraine, nauseous, weak what could this be?

Your conditions, no?: Migraines are part of your history but if separate as an entity for this question then, they along with nauseousness are consistent with menstrual migraines. Having intercourse just prior to menstruation would be expected to cause compression again a swollen uterine lining. This would be expected to cause pain and/or discomfort. Also, abortion is definitely a procedure. ...Read more

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My lower left side of my stomach is hurting I'm not sure why could you help me?

My lower left side of my stomach is hurting I'm not sure why could you help me?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: 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? Risk factors? ...Read more

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Why does my lower left side of my stomach and lower back hurts?

Why does my lower left side of my stomach and lower back hurts?

See your doctor.: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I have a pulsing on the lower left side of my stomach. It doesn't hurt, just sometimes it feels uncomfortable. Is this normal? What can this be?

I have a pulsing on the lower left side of my stomach. It doesn't hurt, just sometimes it feels uncomfortable. Is this normal? What can this be?

Intestines?: It's quite possible that you are feeling the movement of your large intestine digesting which can cause the experience of what you are describing. That is my best guess. This is harmless unless you are in severe pain and/or are having difficulty with your bowel movements in which case you should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Lower left side of stomach hurts stabbing pain?

Need more info?: When did it begin? With or without food? Does it hurt more after eating or during? Do you have heartburn? Do you drink enough water, or do you drink coffee? What are the triggers: caffeine, chocolate, spicy foods? We need more info to help you sort this out better. Please complete meds, past med/soc/sex/surg histories too. More info we have, the better the info we give back to you to help u.Thanks ...Read more

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If your lower abdominal feels hard could I be pregnant? My back been hurting along with my left and right side! Plus the top of my stomach hurts too!

If your lower abdominal feels hard could I be pregnant? My back been hurting along with my left and right side! Plus the top of my stomach hurts too!

Did you miss period: If you missed your period and you can do a inhome pregnancy test to find out if you are pregnant
the symptoms you have described are not specific for pregnancy if you did not miss your period you can not be pregnant. ...Read more

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My lower stomach hurts on both sides (mostly the left) it hurts after I sneeze, cough, run, jump and stretch. Should I see my doctor?

Strain?: Based on the symptoms you are describing it seems you might have some abdominal wall muscle strain, especially if you were performing any type of strenuous activity. If you are experiencing nausea, vomiting, colic pain, etc it is most likely inside (abdomen) and you should be evaluated. For now if not the case, rest and anti inflammatory meds like ibuprofen if you are not allergic should help. ...Read more

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The left side of my stomach hurts, what's the cause?

The left side of my stomach hurts, what's the cause?

Many possibilities: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, or contaminated food. A normal person, not pregnant, not on medications, usually recovers easily. Taking a Pedialyte popsicle or 2-3 oz of Pedialyte hourly, plus drinking/eating little else, may settle things down. Otherwise, a Dr. Should evaluate. ...Read more

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When I cough the left side of my stomach hurts, it's just one spot and I'm not sure if it's my kidney. It's towards the front rather than the sides.

When I cough the left side of my stomach hurts, it's just one spot and I'm not sure if it's my kidney. It's towards the front rather than the sides.

Does not sound: Like a kidney problem, if you have noticed any other symptoms such as change in color of urine. Rather it sounds more like muscle pain. Try otc analgesics such as ibuprofen or naproxen, and see a doctor if pain persists. ...Read more

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My left side of my stomach hurts and my left side were my ribs are hurts now its gotten to hurt my chest and makes hard to breathe. I'm consopatied (?

My left side of my stomach hurts and my left side were my ribs are hurts now its gotten to hurt my chest and makes hard to breathe. I'm consopatied (?

Constipation maybe: For your age 19, unlikely heart, if stools hard and every 3-4 days or small amount daily probably; if diet white flower products, less water. Fruits, dark green vegetables and strain with stools yes likely constip. Gassy foods like beans, sodas can have gas bubble pain espec. If gassy. Try otc mirilax, senna or dulcolax, colace (docusate sodium). if breathing problem ;asthma?, if birthcontrol/smoke;clot see e.r. ...Read more

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35 days late bottom left side of my stomach hurts. Bloated. Last period was 6 days normally 3-4 and was very heavy the last 2 days. Preg test say neg?

35 days late bottom left side of my stomach hurts. Bloated. Last period was 6 days normally 3-4 and was very heavy the last 2 days. Preg test say neg?

Poss constipation: constipation can cause pain in your left abdomen with pressure and bloating. If you are having normal bowel movements with you abdominal pain you should see your doctor for evaluation. Diverticulitis and irritable bowel can also cause your symptoms but you will need a thorough exam and work up. ...Read more

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My bottom left side of my stomach hurts and I suspected appendicitis and I had all the symptoms besides vomiting & fever, What can I do?

My bottom left side of my stomach hurts and I suspected appendicitis and I had all the symptoms besides vomiting & fever, What can I do?

Not appendicitis: Appendicitis cause pain in the right lower abdomen. This is the most important symptom;If your pain continues, seek medical attention. All the other findings may or may not be present in appendicitis. ...Read more

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I'm a girl and the lower right side of my stomach hurts I am sexually active but what can this be?

I'm a girl and the lower right side of my stomach hurts I am sexually active but what can this be?

Need for examination: It is difficult to provide a meaningful opinion without taking a history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having the sweats, right side of my stomach hurts and I've got a swollen gland on my left side of my neck. I just got prescribed the zpak today?

I'm having the sweats, right side of my stomach hurts and I've got a swollen gland on my left side of my neck. I just got prescribed the zpak today?

Z-Pak...: Is for a soft tissue infection - and works quite well when properly diagnosed and prescribed. If you don't feel better in a day or two, contact your doctor again. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts on the left side what could be wrong?

My stomach hurts on the left side what could be wrong?

Left abdominal 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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My lower stomach hurts all bottom front up to my sides. My back just in the middle a little bit but might be because I was in bed all day.

My lower stomach hurts all bottom front up to my sides. My back just in the middle a little bit but might be because I was in bed all day.

Many possibilities: I think you said you had a period a week ago, but you should begin by confirming that you are not pregnant with a home pregnancy test. If not, then most likely possibilities are urinary tract infection - normally you would have some discomfort with urinating and change in urine color/odor - and sexually transmitted infection - usually would note new vaginal discharge. ...Read more