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What could be causing pain on my left side up near my ribcage?

What could be causing pain on my left side up near my ribcage?

Various causes: Such as gastritis, pleuritis, tietze's syndrome, ibs, kidney stone, diverticular disease, etc. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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What could be causing really bad pain in my left side from ribs to belly button?

What could be causing really bad pain in my left side from ribs to belly button?

Many things: Get examined soon by a doctor. I coulb be stomach problems or colon problems or even a problem with your spleen.

Get examined soon. ...Read more

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What could be causing really bad pain in my left side from ribs to belly button and on right side?

What could be causing really bad pain in my left side from ribs to belly button and on right side?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain on my right and left side, beneath my ribs?

What could be causing pain on my right and left side, beneath my ribs?

Many thins: Pulled muscle. We need more information. It could be muscle strain, stomach-lung- intestinal issues. If having significant pain and discomfort, then see doctor. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my left side. What could this be?

Vague input: This input is so vague - that we really can't provide a useful response. Left side of what? How long has pain been there? What is pain like? What are associated symptoms? What triggers it? You can consider resubmitting with further information. ...Read more

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I have a small pain in my left side and a lot of bloating? What could this be?

I have a small pain in my left side and a lot of bloating? What could this be?

Many things: Many different things may lead to left sided abd pain. Commonly it involves disorders of the colon. It may be as benign as gas / pain or serious conditions such as diverticulitis or even malignancy. You should see a physician. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my left side rib area it it come and goes and it hurts when I breath deep what could it be?

Several: Any trauma or falls?
Unusual increased activity? Bailing hay etc!
clotting or bleeding issues?

Most likely musculoskeletal but pleurisy from pneumonia or pe can mimic.
Local heat, tylenol-- if not better quickly be examined and get x-ray. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left side under my ribs, and it's close to my back. It hurts to push on and I have sharp pains when stretch. What could this be?

I have pain in my left side under my ribs, and it's close to my back. It hurts to push on and I have sharp pains when stretch. What could this be?

Spleen: The symptoms and location that you describe, are most closely associated with your spleen. You need to go see your family doctor to be thoroughly checked out and treated. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left side ever time I eat what could it be

I have pain in my left side ever time I eat what could it be

List of possible dx: There are many potential causes of postprandial pain (pain after eating):
gastroesophageal reflux
irritable bowel syndrome
pancreatitis
intestinal ischemia (angina (
cholecystitis (gallbladder disorder)
gastritis
bowel obstruction
inflammatory bowel disease
celiac sprue

i suggest you see your pcp or gastroenterologist to have testing done to narrow down the range of possible causes. ...Read more

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I have a sticking pain in my left side of my back what could this means?

I have a sticking pain in my left side of my back what could this means?

Backpain: Hi brandon123, plse advise exact location, upper, mid lower, R, L, or what caused it or makes it worse, radiation and if + fever or burning with urination in order to give you exact diagnosis thanks ...Read more

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What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

More info needed....: Your one symptom (pain) can be caused by so many things, it is next to impossible to diagnose without more info. Could be gas, could be a kidney stone, could be blockage. The internet does not replace your local physician. Please call for an appointment and a full examination. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause a sharp pain in my left side?

Is there anything that can cause a sharp pain in my left side?

Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in my left side sharp pain in lower left area sorry right area not left

You: You need to go to the er immediately if this is chest pain. Your question doesn't say where the pain is, but if it is chest pain you must be seen immediately. Any chest pain is very concerning and needs a thorough and immediate evaluation. It sounds like you have risk factors. Please be seen immediately in the er. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my left side that radiates to my back and chest. It is extremely painful to lean to the left.

I have a pain in my left side that radiates to my back and chest. It is extremely painful to lean to the left.

Several possibilitis: Without examining you it's impossible to know hwich of the many causes of those symptoms are at fault.
It could be a muscular problem, but kidney infections can do that, or ruptured ovarian cysts, or. .. many possibilities. If not better soon please get an evaluation to find out what is causing this for you. ...Read more

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9 days and 10 days cycles pain in my left side sometimes right side comes and goes. Do u think is a cysts or anything else?

Cycle pain day 9/10: May be Mittleschmerz, ovulation pain, or from follicle (which is like a cyst- we are concerned when multiple cysts or does not resolve within ~3 months after releasing the egg), possible vaginitis, . An ultrasound at the time would correlate pain with structure f/u with doctor. ...Read more

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I have persistent pain in my left side, waist high and lower. It hurts worse when I push in. What could this be?

Must R/O ovary, bowe: Bowel problems, could be muscle or otehr you need an evauation by your doc so give your doc a call today, your doc is on call or has someone covering for him or her. ...Read more

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I sometimes feel pain in my left side and my kidney was completely fine in the ultrasound. What could this possibly be?

I sometimes feel pain in my left side and my kidney was completely fine in the ultrasound. What could this possibly be?

MAY BE MUSCULAR PAIN: It probabely is not related to your kidney and may be muscular pain
discuss with your doctor who examined you and ordered ultrasound. ...Read more

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There is a sharp pain in my left side around the middle rib-area when I do more than a few situps. What could be the cause, and what should I do? Thks!

There is a sharp pain in my left side around the middle rib-area when I do more than a few situps. What could be the cause, and what should I do? Thks!

Could be muscle or: bone pain. The ribs and muscles between them are thin and easily injured. You may have strained them during a workout. Try 20 minutes of SLOW side stretches every day and take ibuprofen for 5 to 7 days to reduce inflammation before going back to your sit-up regimen. You need to let the muscles recover before injuring them again. If pressing the hard rib is painful or "creaks" you may need an X-ray ...Read more