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What Causes Left Lower Abdominal Pain With Palpation
I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation). The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen can be due to gallstones. Pain in the right lower abdomen can be appendicitis. Stomach flu, food poisoning, other infections, etc., can also cause pain. ...Read more
I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more
Hello, I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have had stomach ache (not lower abdominal pain) could this be my organs being pushed upwards due to my growing baby?
Hard to say: Pregnant women often experience a variety of discomforts. They also experience periodic digestive disturbances. They are also prone to bladder infections. When pregnant women experience pain it is important to have it evaluated in person with your doctor to determine if a clear cause can be identified. ...Read more
Extreme lower abdominal pain upper abdominal pain nausea frequent bowel movements chest pain, migrane and weakness. Happens every few weeks /months.
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
LLQ pain on coughing: May be from constipation, diverticulitis (pain on pressing?), ovaries/vagina (discharge? ovulation? pain on pressing?). Sometime musculoskeletal if very active or hernia Would make sure not constipated and then consider possible CT if persists and you are not pregnant f/u w/ doc ...Read more
I have severe lower abdominal pain right and left that radiates to my lower back. My coccyx is deviated abt 1cm. Can this be the cause of my pain?
Unrelated: Problems w/the coccyx aka tailbone would not cause abdominal pain. I suggest you see your gynecologist or primary care doctor to get to the bottom of this. There are so many possible causes that it really requires a thorough history, physical exam+/-lab+/-radiology tests to diagnose this problem. ...Read more
I've been having some lower abdominal pain on the left side. I've always been feeling nauseous and extreamly weak, could constipation cause this?
I was diagnosed as an IBS patient due to lower abdominal pain. I have a severe lower left abdominal pain day and night. Ibs usually cause this pain?
I had blood in my urine (everything else wad fine) but my urine culture came back normal. What would cause me to have blood in my urine? I've also had left flank, back pain and lower abdominal pain.
Multiple causes.: Kidney infection, kidney stones, old menstrual blood mixed with urine, sexual trauma, urethritis, etc. If this continues recheck the urine; however, I suggest a helical CT scan of the kidneys to look for a stone as well as a pelvic ultrasound. Please seek medical attention. ASAP. ...Read more
Abdominal pain: Severe abdominal pain should be evaluated in the emergency room. The most likely causes are constipation or diverticular disease although intestinal obstruction is also possible. If female, then ovarian issues could cause pain. At the emergency room, bloodwork, abdominal xrays and a ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis would most likely be completed and should give the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Defined location: The abdominal cavity can be broken down into four quadrants, the division lines are the midline that divides the right from the left and a transverse line that is at the belly button. Within the left lower quadrant, lies the sigmoid colon (part of the large intestine), the left ovary (females), and the left kidney ureter. If abnormally enlarged, the lower part of the spleen can extend here. ...Read more
Usually healthy 41 year old male, with Left lower abdominal pain during exercise, goes away with rest. Pain is not present all the time. Any thought?
Muscular?: Suggesting muscular origin based on description, specifically a strain might cause such pain. ...Read more
Not enough info: This could be a number of things when pertaining to abdominal pain. Other details would help your doctor make a better diagnosis, better than using this forum. So it's best to see your doctor, and be examined carefully. So they can physically listen, percuss, examine you fully to give the best answer, and do further work up if needed. ...Read more
Iam having left lower abdominal pain that came on pretty fast. After a few hours it started radiating in my upper left thigh it would ease off?
See your doctor: Acute onset pain may be due to serious underlying causes. If necessary, go to the er for complete evaluation. ...Read more
Few thoughts...: Left lower abdominal pain is commonly associated with either diverticulosis (it is), constipation or irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). Bloating can be associated with both. Nausea without vomiting is non-specific and could go along with all. If symptoms are severe or persist then see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I have sharp left lower abdominal pain. No diarrhea, constipation, gas. What can this be? 24 yr old female.
Helo doctor I m 17 weeks 1st time pregnant. Last two mornings I felt left lower abdominal pain. Is it normal? N y is it happening.?
What would an MRI of the groin show? And when is it indicated? I am having left lower abdominal pain intermittent. Mild. Is it the tiny fat of hernia
Possible: Hi, there are 3 queries asked. 1) an MRI of the groin will show the joints the soft tissues ; also the respective part of the pelvis; abdomen. 2) usually indicated to assess the joints for orthopedic probs3) could be a hernia. My guess is that ur doc is trying to figure out if the pain is coming from the joint or a possible hernia. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Left lower abdominal pain radiates on back. Hurts when bending and climbing stairs or getting up from a sitting positon or in bed. No pain upon urinat?
I have left lower abdominal pain made worse by sex and after urination, had a cyst before that was removed. I now also have piles but no constipation. Is there any relation between the two?
LLQ pain: Left lower abdominal discomfort after sexual activity and urination suggests an abdominal muscle strain. Another possibility is some degree of pelvic congestion. If you have no associated bowel symptoms I doubt an intestinal cause. The presence of hemorrhoids is nonspecific and they should not play a role in abdominal symptoms. Have a rectopelvic examination by your gynecologist and a urinalysis. ...Read more
What can be left lower abdominal pain and nausea in a 61 yr old man overweight and high blood pressure?
Many possibilities: Many different problems can cause left lower abdominal pain, some minor (irritable bowel), some serious (diverticulitis, kidney stones, colon cancer). In order to get to the bottom of this, a complete history must be taken, followed by a careful physical exam, lab tests, and other tests which may include x-rays and/or endoscopy. Please make an appointment to see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Trace of blood in urine, left lower abdominal pain, with hypoventilation related symptoms what could it be?
Need to be checked:
Trace of blood needs to be followed up by your doctor as it may be due to some medical condition in your kidneys, ureters;bladder
it may be from infection, stone in urological trac, kidney disease etc. You may need to repeat the urine test and if it persists may need imaging like cat scan and/or cystoscopy.See a urologist. ...Read more