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Been having sharp pains in the lower left andominal area

Customer Question

Been having sharp pains in the lower left andominal area near csection scar. Hard to walk time to time cuz the pain is so severe. Docotors seem not to find anything. Blood work comes back fine. I had my tubes tied 5 years ago after my last son.
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Had real bad diarreaha. Doc did a CT Scan with & without dye. It indicated I had kidney stones & a fatty liver. I bleed a lot in between my periods as well
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have obesity that runs in my biological family as well as breast & ovarian cancer
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 month ago.


How long have you had the severe abdominal pain?

How about tge diarrhea -- how long has that been occuring ?

How many BMs per 24 hours roughly? Watery? Any bloody diarrhea ?

Any fever?

What is your age ?

Do you feel light headed ?

Is pulse rapid ?

Let me know on these details and I will get back with you

Best regards,

Anthony Bray MD

Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 month ago.

So far these are a few possible causes from your history it seems..

A kidney stone in lower left ureter could cause left Sharp left qudrant pain...

It could be connected to your diarrhea ....

Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 month ago.

Have you had stool sent for studies ? Cultures / leukocytes/ C.diff / ova and pasties ....

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am 31 & weigh 288. I have been having severe diarrhea for about 8 months. No blood in stool. But since i got my tubes tied i bleed a lot in between my periods & i am also anemic. I take iron 3 times a day so a total of 6 pills. Anytime i eat i have diarrhea. I have been drinking tons of water as well.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No i have not had stool sent. Doc seems to be stumped. But i know my pain is being caused from something & taking pain killers on masks the pain the pills wear off.
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hello again,

Severe diarrhea for 8 months is way too long...

I think that you need to see a gastroenterologist and have a colonoscopy done to help evaluate ...

Stool studies should be done I think as well ...

It sounds that you may have some form of colitis as a possible cause ...( inflammatory condition of colon and there are different causes and types ..)

I hope that this is helpful for you

Let me know If I may be of further help

Best regards ***** *****

Anthony Bray MD

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Okay i will request that from my doctor. Thanks
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 month ago.

You're very welcome !

Good luck! Feel better soon!

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