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Maybe spleen hurting or enlarged or maybe kidney pain. L side of abdomen hurts. What could that be?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Consider the colon

Spleen pain is unusual unless a history of a splenic disease, blood disease, infection as malaria or typhoid (high fever).
Trauma could cause rib fracture and splenic injury. Kidney pain in the side is towards the back and may be due to stone or infection. Irritable colon, constipation, diverticulosis, excessive gas build up are all possible. Pleurisy? If related to breathing. Need a dr's exam.

In brief: Consider the colon

Spleen pain is unusual unless a history of a splenic disease, blood disease, infection as malaria or typhoid (high fever).
Trauma could cause rib fracture and splenic injury. Kidney pain in the side is towards the back and may be due to stone or infection. Irritable colon, constipation, diverticulosis, excessive gas build up are all possible. Pleurisy? If related to breathing. Need a dr's exam.
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