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Upper Left Abdominal Heaviness
If I have abdominal discomfort (i.e. a heavy feeling) right under my inner left ribcage, what is that called? Upper left or lower left quadrant?
Having upper left abdominal pain. Similar to a cramp some get with exercise but im at rest. Heavy mensus 4 days through cycle. Upper ab pain worse aftr eating and nausea. Also anemic. ?
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. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left chest pain under ribs upper abdominal pain anxiety attacks pvcs belching heaviness in chest. All my tests are normal including echo stress test?
I have a burning pain in the upper left abdomen. I was picking up heavy items during a move. How do I know if it's a hernia? Any home remedies?
Was lifting a heavy box onto another box vertically & to the right. Felt momentary left side abdominal pain for 0.5 sec. Any chance internal injury?
Unlikely: Most likely an abdominal muscle strain as it occurred with lifting. If you can reproduce the pain by stretching that area or with flexing of those muscles, it is a likely a muscle strain. The one organ on the left side of your abdomen that is a concern for internal injury is your spleen, but that occurs with trauma to the spleen, not with just lifting. If nausea, fever, vomiting, see MD. ...Read more
I drank alcohol heavily for continuous three days before two months.......from the last of the three days i had a dull pain on the upper left abdomen ?
Go get exam: You will need to see your Health Care Provider for an exam to get a DX Abd pain is only accurately DXed after full medical history and an exam ...Read more
Costochondritis: Sounds like costochondritis, an inflammation of the tissue in the rib cage in your left lower chest. Usually follows mild trauma , frequent cough, lifting or strenous exercise. Icing the site and OTC meds may help. But if not improved after 1-2 days, please schedule a doctors appointment or a video consult through Healthtap. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have fatty liver i feel heaviness in left upper portion andsome pain in left and right abdomen.my lft are 1.5 times normal value?also indigestion.
Fatty Liver: Can cause some of the pain, and Liver function tests to be elevated. Weight loss is the only therapy with sufficient evidence suggesting it is beneficial and safe. A reasonable goal for many patients is to lose 0.5 to 1 kg/week (1 to 2 lb/week). Vaccination against Hep A and B recommended. Doctor can help with indigestion symptoms. ...Read more
I'm 22 years old I have been lightly bleeding for 2week heavy for 1 week and now im having lower left side abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding?
See your MD: It is not uncommon to have an abnormal period once. Stress strenuous exercise, age medical problem like diabetes or thyroid condition are a few reasons one might have repeated episodes of abnormal menses. See your md, if appropriate do a pregnancy test. It is possible to have an ovarian cyst or even ectopic pregnancy , your md can help with the diagnosis. ...Read more
Woke up today w/ lower abdominal & pelvic heaviness & the pain has become intense in the lower left side, not on my period & I'm a virgin. p. causes?
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