More info? Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers?
The lower left. Of your abdomen is where your rectum sits. The most common reason for pain there is constipation and fecal impaction. However, many other conditions can cause that kind of pain, such as ovarian cysts. Your doctor can get more information and do a physical exam to help figure it out.
Lower abdomen pain. Lower abdomen pain on left side can be caused due to constipation, gastroenteritis, diverticulitis, rectal cancer, colon cancer, pyelonephritis (infection of kidney), muscle strain, hernia, testicular causes in males, ovarian cyst, dysmenorrhoea, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, appendicitis etc. Best to consult with a doctor. Http://patient. Info/doctor/abdominal-pain-pro.
Could be. Constipation or diverticular disease. If you have a fever and pain and are not constipated, go to your doctor today or er. Acute complicated diverticulitis can be a medical emergency. Don't wait to see if it's getting better.
Top answers below. Left lower abdominal pain can be constipation, diverticulitis, hernia, ovarian cyst, kidney stone, and sometimes referred pain from appendicitis (rare). Importantly you may need to see your doctor to see what the pain is like and what made it occur. If you notice what made it better or worse.
Lots things. Constipation infection inflammation.
Stone/diverticulitis. Here is the list - diverticulitis, kidney stone, hernia, constipation, gas, bladder infection, inflammatory bowel disease, and more... See your physician - they'll get things figured out.
Depends. May be many things, you don't state your sex, but everything from constipation, kidney stone, ovarian if female, diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon, inflammatory bowel disease, hernia, infection or tumor. More detailed history and an examination would be needed to give a more specific answer.
More info needed. This discomfort may be due to diverticulitis, irritable bowel, inflammation of the colon (colitis), or ovarian/pelvic problems. If symptoms persist, especially if there is tenderness, see your physician who will take a thorough history and perform a physical exam and then order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis.
Wide differential. In a young woman this could be pain from ovulation, an ovarian cyst, constipation, excess gas. Less likely diverticulitis Which is seen with fever and typically in middle age patients or older with diverticulosis. The nature of your pain also depends on the time frame, precipitated, alleviating factors, and associated symptoms. See your doctor if this is a chronic issue. If you have a fever call.
Colon? Kidney? Gyne? Diverticulitis commonly causes sharp left lower abdominal pain, inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Obstruction. Constipation. Kidney issues. Herniae? Ovarian cysts? You should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out.
Time to get help... Abdominal pain is never normal, ; significant pain even less so. Lots of things cause llq (left lower quadrant) abdominal pain--see earlier healthtap answers. When pain is severe as you report, don't delay in seeking evaluation ; getting treated.
Many body parts... The left lower abdomen has muscles of the abdominal wall (and the nerves coming out of the spinal cord, going to the muscles), part of the large intestine (colon), the ureter from the left kidney to the bladder, part of the small intestine, the left ovary (lower down), etc... Pain can come from a variety of problems, so anything other than mild brief pain should be evaluated by a doctor.
Many possibilities. Many different problems can cause left lower abdominal pain, some minor (irritable bowel), some serious (diverticulitis, kidney stones, colon cancer). In order to get to the bottom of this, a complete history must be taken, followed by a careful physical exam, lab tests, and other tests which may include x-rays and/or endoscopy. Please make an appointment to see your primary care doctor.