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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 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