What is your age and gender?
How long has this discomfort been occuring ?
Does it feel like a sharp pain? Dull ache ? Burning type pain or other ?
Is there anything that you can identify that has made the pain or makes it WORSE ?? How about any factor ( such as position or movement ..) that may make it better ?
Have you had any trouble with constipation ? Diarrhea ?
You said it feels a little like gas?
Is this just at the lower margin of the lower rub cage on left ? Spleen is in this area as a possible ...enlargment of spleen could be one consideration ....even cause such as mono may cause enlarged spleen...
Have you had any urinary symptoms ? If kidney infection or stone then it may hurt left side to back more typically ( left flank for left renal system )
Do you have any health problems ?
History of any GI problems ? History of urinary tract infections ? Kidney stones ?
Have you had any injury lately ? Back or muscular ?
Do you have any nausea ? Any fever or chills?
Let me know what details that you can...
I will be happy to get back with you and we may review what other details may be of help to try and narrow down your possible cause of this discomfort
I hope that this is helpful for you
I will be happy to get back with you soon...
Let me know in the above questions ...
Anthony Bray MD