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Are there any intestinal diseases besides cancer that can cause pain in the left side of the back back or left rib cage area?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Inflammation of pancreas, kidney and spleen can all cause pain in back on the left side.
It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests.

In brief: Yes

Inflammation of pancreas, kidney and spleen can all cause pain in back on the left side.
It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests.
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