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I have had bad pains in my stomach when I lay flat on my belly or on my left side. Why is that?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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If one has some uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually lower r tummy), diverticulitis (usually l tummy), kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy on l), tumors, intestinal infections, etc.
.. A person with more than brief, mild pain needs a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not something serious.

In brief: Doctor to evaluate

If one has some uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually lower r tummy), diverticulitis (usually l tummy), kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy on l), tumors, intestinal infections, etc.
.. A person with more than brief, mild pain needs a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not something serious.
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