Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Causes Pain On Your Left Side

Share
1

1
What can cause pain on your left side under the bottom of ribs? And nausea?

What can cause pain on your left side under the bottom of ribs? And nausea?

Ulcer: That is a common place to have gastric problems such as ulcers, gastritis. You should see a doctor as you should be tested for h pylori (stomach bacteria that causes ulcers) and other risk factors need to be evaluated. Medications could be helpful and you may need an endoscopy depending on age and other risk factors. Please see your md. ...Read more

3

3
What causes pain on left side that radiants to the back?

Watch for fever.: So hard to answer a question like that on here as there can be many causes and some can be serious. Kidney stones or swelling, muscle spasm, spleen and colon problems can all give left side and back pain. See your physician if it doesnt resolve on its own or if it has been present for more than a few days. Chills or fevers would be other reasons to go see your doctor right away. ...Read more

4

4
What causes pain in the left side that radiates to your back?

What causes pain in the left side that radiates to your back?

Numerous: Numerous causes are possible, and the range of possibilities varies with your age, gender, and previous medical conditions. If it is left side of chest, causes include pneumonia, pericarditis, pleuritis, chest wall pain, shingles, pneumothorax, and many more. Left flank pain can be kidney stones or infection, bowel problems, etc. Best to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What causes pain in the head left side?

What causes pain in the head left side?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

6

6
What can cause lower left back/side pain?

What can cause lower left back/side pain?

Some thoughts...: For a young guy who's otherwise healthy, we think of lower back strain (muscle strain) as one of the most frequent causes. Other things that can give pain in that location - kidney stones, gas, constipation, and less frequently kidney infections, diverticulitis. If you're having a fever, numbness or weakness in any of your legs, or problems controlling bowel or bladder, see your doc asap. ...Read more

7

7
What causes pain in left side under ribs?

What causes pain in left side under ribs?

Eval: 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. Get medical care if your pain is on-going. ...Read more

9

9
What causes tingling on left side of body?

What causes tingling on left side of body?

Possible brain patho: Is it constant or intermittent. If tingling is indeed on whole left side including left face, left arm, left chest and left lower extremity without neck pain, it would indicate some pathology in right brain. See a neurologist. ...Read more

10

10
What causes pain on the left side under ribs?

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. If you have on-going pain, make sure to get it evaluated medically. Severe abdominal pain = er. ...Read more