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What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Diverticular Dz?: This can sometimes be related to diverticular disease. If the pain is chronic or accompanied by change to bowel habitus - this warrants medical assessment. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

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

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What can cause pain on lower left side of abdomen?

What can cause pain on lower left side of abdomen?

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

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What woud cause serious pain on the left side of the abdomen this has been going on for 2 days with shooting pains continuous

What woud cause serious pain on the left side of the abdomen this has been going on for 2 days with shooting pains continuous

Left: Left sided abdominal pain can be caused by a variety of reasons, including diverticulitis, kidney stones, ovarian issues ie cyst, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer, etc. Make sure you see your doctor to get the appropriate testing based on his clinical impression. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of abdomen and diaphram?

Number of things: This could be something as minor as gas to as serious as an ulcer or spleen injury. In that general area, you have your stomach, spleen, parts of large and small intestine, diaphragm, and a portion of your pancreas. Cardiac issues can even cause pain in this area. With all of these structures, a physical exam is recommended to be sure to not miss serious issues. ...Read more

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What would cause pain on upper left side of body near abdomen under ribs?

Splenic flexure: Many things as already mentioned, but there is something called splenic flexure syndrome where gas is caught in that area causing discomfort. It would be best to be checked out for the possible cause. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side lower abdomen?

Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What causes pain left side of lower abdomen?

Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

Constipation: Constipation can present with these symptoms but so can several other medical conditions. Would recommend you see your physician for evaluation. Diverticulitis, a potentially serious common colon infection, and colon cancer should be ruled out. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

Food intolerance: You should consult a gastroenterologist. You may have a lactose intolerence or possibly celiacs disease. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain on 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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What causes pains on the ribs, chest, waist and on the left side of the abdomen?

Can't say...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

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What would cause internal bleeding only on the left side of the abdomen? Went in for surgery to remove a cyst on right side and found bleeding on left

Abdominal bleeding: Abdominal bleeding can occur on the opposite side from a bleeding artery or vein that projects toward the other side of the abdomen. Discuss these findings with your surgeon to understand the source of the bleeding and the prognosis for recovery. ...Read more

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Does IBS cause a continuos aching burning pain in the left side of the abdomen?

Does IBS cause a continuos aching burning pain in the left side of the abdomen?

IBS & abdominal Pain: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs or spastic colon) is a symptom-based diagnosis characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits, so, yes, this could be a symptom or you could also suffer from diverticulitis...Talk to your doctor to help diagnosis the etiology of your pain... ...Read more

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What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable bowel, etc. ...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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What can be the main cause of pressure, spasms, and pain in the lower left side of abdomen in a female?

What can be the main cause of pressure, spasms, and pain in the lower left side of abdomen in a female?

Many things: There is a multitude of things that can cause this discomfort: inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, ovarian torsion, kidney stone, UTI. See your primary doctor for help. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain on my upper or middle left side abdomen. What could be this be and what is the cause? ? Help

I get sharp pain on my upper or middle left side abdomen. What could be this be and what is the cause? ? Help

Abd pain: Unfortunately, given the paucity of provided information, it is essentially impossible to think of any kind of disease causing your pain. More history and a physical exam is needed to at least get a hint of what that can be. ...Read more

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My left side abdomen is painful what should. Be the cause?

My left side abdomen is painful what should. Be the cause?

Many things: There's many organs on the left. Stomach, spleen, pancreas, colon, ovaries. More info on location, what brings it on, upper, mid or lower. Related 2 food, ur period, with bowel movements all would b helpful in trying 2 answer ur question. ...Read more

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

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

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain on the lower left side of abdomen?

What could be the cause of pain on the lower left side of abdomen?

See below: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more