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Left sided pain extending from my lower abdomen to the lower

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Customer: left sided pain extending from my lower abdomen to the lower back
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Customer: It started on Monday and has gotten worse seems worse in the am than any other time. I have taken pain meds in order to help the pain subside... it is more of a dull pain not sharp. I thought possibly I had gas, but I had bowel movement this morning and after the bowel movement the pain was worse too
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Since pain medications are not helping, should be looked into further.

This can be due to the kidney stone or obstruction related pain.

Diverticulitis or inflammatino of intestinal pouches is another possibility.

Thoracic spine arthritis also can cause this.

Will suggest a CT scan first in the ER.

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