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Possible cause of intermittent vomiting (greenish bile) for last 12hrs and lower left quadrant pain in 6yr old boy? Temp 36.7

Possible cause of intermittent vomiting (greenish bile) for last 12hrs and lower left quadrant pain in 6yr old boy? Temp 36.7

See a doctor: Bile in vomit is a sign of upper intestinal obstruction
It could be just a bad virus but the contunued vomiting and bile calls for immediate medical evauation ...Read more

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I have bloating, lower left quadrant pain, belching, and off and on stomach pain after eating. What can the cause be? Is it aortic aneurysm?

I have bloating, lower left quadrant pain, belching, and off and on stomach pain after eating. What can the cause be? Is it aortic aneurysm?

GI cause: Symptoms are not very specific for a single cause but are related to your GI tract, possibly a food intolerance such as lactose. These are not symptoms you would see with an aneurysm and you are much to young to be at risk for this. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a severe pain in the lower left quadrant of the abdomin?

What is the cause of a severe pain in the lower left quadrant of the abdomin?

Many Possibilities: Could be anything from gas, passing a kidney stone, colitis, diverticulitis, fecal impaction or a number of other things. Best get to dr. Right away as some of these conditions can deteriorate into peritonitis. If this has been going on for a number of hours I wouldn't delay. ...Read more

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What could cause a mass in the left-lower quadrant?

What could cause a mass in the left-lower quadrant?

Many possibilities: I do not know where in the left lower abdomen you are describing, or if it internal or external in location. Could be fatty lipoma, hernia, less likely diverticulitis or abscess infection, ovarian growth or cyst, skin abscess or infection, colon tumor, etc. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts ever cause upper left quadrant pain in addition to lower quadrant pain?

Depends on size: I suppose if the cyst were extremely large filling the abdomen then pain could be in the upper left quadrant. That is not a very common finding. ...Read more

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Good morning, what could be the cause of pain in the lower left quadrant for a female age 42. The patient experiences it mostly during menstruation.

Good morning, what could be the cause of pain in the lower left quadrant for a female age 42. The patient experiences it mostly during menstruation.

GYN Big three: The GYN big three causes of left lower quadrant pain are Endometriosis, Ovarian cyst/tumors and Uterine enlargement. I also did not include intestinal issues. All of these possibilities require a MD examination and detailed history. ...Read more

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What could cause intense lower abdomen pain that subsides to a small pain in the lower left quadrant? The pain lasted about an hour before it subsided

What could cause intense lower abdomen pain that subsides to a small pain in the lower left quadrant? The pain lasted about an hour before it subsided

Abdominal pain: At your young age diverticulitis of the left side of the colon would be unusual but a possible cause of lower left Abdominal discomfort. Other causes could be left ovarian problems or even abdominal muscle discomfort due to strain. In any event see your physician if there is any lingering discomfort or tenderness. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain in the lower left quadrant of a female age 42. The pain occurs mostly during menstruation. Sometimes it occurs before menstruation, it stops when over the counter pain killers are used.?

What is the cause of pain in the lower left quadrant of a female age 42. The pain occurs mostly during menstruation. Sometimes it occurs before menstruation, it stops when over the counter pain killers are used.?

Varies: Multiple potential causes. Among the more common would likely be endometriosis, in which endometrial tissue is going in abnormal locations and often causes pain that is worse with menstruation. Other considerations might include polycystic ovary disease. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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39 yo male. Pain in the lower left quadrant of abdomen for 2 years. Ct scan unremarkable except shows bladder wall thickening. Could this be cause?

39 yo male. Pain in the lower left quadrant of abdomen for 2 years. Ct scan unremarkable except shows bladder wall thickening. Could this be cause?

Depends: Focal bladder wall thickening or inflammation is not normal. If the bladder is not full, the wall will frequently look mildly diffusely thickened which is a normal finding. You should have your doctor review this with the radiologist. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left quadrant. Pain radiates down the anterior part of my left thigh.. What can it possible be?

Evaluation needed: Your Dr or an osteopath, chiropractor or physical therapist would be best able to evaluate the problem and provide appropriate treatment. If it is new or old will matter as will your recall of possible injury activities. It may be muscle strain impacting nerves or maybe traced back to a spine issue. In any case, seek an eval. ...Read more

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I'm a 26 yr old female that has had lower left quadrant pain since aug. And throwing up everything for the last 1 1/2 months. What is going on?

I'm a 26 yr old female that has had lower left quadrant pain since aug. And throwing up everything for the last 1 1/2 months. What is going on?

Many things: This could be inflammatory bowel disease or diverticular disease. Do not waste any more time. See a colorectal surgeon or gidoctor asap. This is not getting better and potentially can get worse. This also may be related to ovary so see yor OB gyn as well and do it today not next week! ...Read more

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Been having lower left quadrant pain since august 2011. I had gallbladder us and ct. All fine then. But I've been throwingvup everything. Help please.?

Been having lower left quadrant pain since august 2011. I had gallbladder us and ct. All fine then. But I've been throwingvup everything. Help please.?

See your doc now: Don't know age, gender, medical or surgical history. August was a long time ago; then was then, now is now. Could be diverticular disease, gyn issues, less likely kidney, bladder. Could be hernias, including internal hernias, could even be colon mass, or gyn mass.
Gb is right upper quadrant, would not cause lower left quadrant pain.
See your doc. Acutely worse? Er. ...Read more

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7 days ago, deep teeth clean lower left quadrant. Pain & tension in left jaw joint progressed to inability to open jaw more than 1". Snap & Popping.

7 days ago, deep teeth clean lower left quadrant. Pain & tension in left jaw joint progressed to inability to open jaw more than 1". Snap & Popping.

TMjoint issue: This is related to a problem with the TMJoint. Bring this to the attention of the dentist who treated you. Have it also evaluated by a dentist who has extensive training and experience treating patients with TMD\TMJ problems. Hot moist heat, soft diet, NSAIDS if you can take them meanwhile. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper left quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in upper left quadrant of abdomen?

Many possibilities: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower right quadrant pain?

Could be many: Things, from gas to constipation to muscular issues to appendicitis. Without more history, it is hard to say what could be causing it. If it is does not improve, or is associated with other symptoms, see a doctor. A physical exam is recommended to help determine what could be causing it. ...Read more

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I have slight pain and firmness in my left lower quadrant. What should I watch for to indicate an abnormality?

Diverticulitis?: Left lower quadrant pain typically indicates inflammation or infection of the descending colon. However, traveling left kidney stones can give you similar symptoms. Please consult with your physician. Fever and chills, painful bowel movement and urination will indicate urgent symptoms. Bloody urine or stools need emergent evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

Many: 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 organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

What organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

Very few: Your descending and sigmoid colon. Your left oviduct and ovary, if you were a woman. Depending on whether or not there are large fibroids, or a baby, the uterus may sit in the left lower quadrant. ...Read more

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My lower left quadrant (colon) hurts. What should I do?

My lower left quadrant (colon) hurts. What should I do?

Eval: 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 are the causes of right lower quadrant severe pain?

Go to ER: If you are experiencing R lower quadrant abdominal pain specifically then go to the ER to be checked. It may be your appendix. Other causes can include urine infections, constipation etc, but needs to be checked. ...Read more

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I am having left lower quadrant pain. I have constipation frequently and the pain. What could it be?

I am having left lower quadrant pain. I have constipation frequently and the pain. What could it be?

See a doctor: This may be a minor issue easily resolved, but may also have potential serious consequences. Please see a doctor and have this resolved. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Lower left quadrant of abdomen hurts. Could it be intestinal diverticulitis?

Lower left quadrant of abdomen hurts. Could it be intestinal diverticulitis?

Maybe not GI related: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: 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? Age? Gender? Risks? ...Read more