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Pain in my lower left abdomen, woke me out of my sleep at

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Pain in my lower left abdomen, woke me out of my sleep at one this morning, pain is still there after three hours, generates around to lower back and down in pelvic area on left.
Dr. Natasha :

hello

Dr. Natasha :

are you still there/

Dr. Natasha :

I am an ER doctor

Dr. Natasha :

please type and hit reply

Dr. Natasha :

any nausea chills or fever?

Customer:

no

Dr. Natasha :

is the pain in the lower left part of your abdomen constant or comes and goes

Customer:

was constant, but now seems to be coming and going

Dr. Natasha :

does it hurt when you press on it?

Customer:

no

Customer:

very tender

Dr. Natasha :

I am confused? yes or no?

Dr. Natasha :

very tender when?

Customer:

I press on it the, no was to when I pass gas

Dr. Natasha :

ok

Dr. Natasha :

it sounds like you have diverticulitis

Dr. Natasha :

this is inflammation of the bowel and it is common in people who have diverticulosis as you do

Dr. Natasha :

the treatment is antibiotics

Dr. Natasha :

what time is it for you?

Customer:

4 am

Dr. Natasha :

ok

Dr. Natasha :

I would make an appointment to be seen by your regular doctor TODAY for antibiotics

Dr. Natasha :

if you start to have worsening pain or fever or nausea, then you need to go to the ER

Dr. Natasha :

you need cipro and flagyl for antibiotics

Dr. Natasha :

and pain medications

Dr. Natasha :

or you can go to the ER now

Dr. Natasha :

your call

Customer:

it is getting a little better not as bad as it was

Dr. Natasha :

right- so I would see your regular doctor today

Dr. Natasha :

but as I said, if it gets worse, you need to go to the ER

Dr. Natasha :

sound good?

Customer:

I will

Dr. Natasha :

ok

Dr. Natasha :

keep me posted

Customer:

thank you

Dr. Natasha :

I hope that I provided you with excellent service? :-)

Customer:

you did

Dr. Natasha :

good. I will check in with you later :-)

Customer:

thanks

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hi Margaret- how are you feeling?