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I had intense pain on my left side of stomach by the belly…

I had intense pain...

I had intense pain on my left side of stomach by the belly button. Finally had a bm about an hour later. Was nauseous but didn’t throw up. No fever. Hardly any pain now after12 hours.

Doctor's Assistant: When did the pain begin? Have you used any medication for it?

It woke me up at 3 am. I did not take anything for it

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about the pain?

No I haven’t

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have had kidney stones before but no pain with them. My uncle had colon cancer. My dad had part of his colon removed because of a blockage

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Was this pain radiating to you groin? Any blood in urine?

Was your abdomen distended at that time? Are you able to pass gas?

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Customer reply replied 29 days ago
The pain radiated down my groin into the top part of my leg. No blood. Abdomen slightly distended. Could not pass gas
Customer reply replied 29 days ago
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Thanks for the information.

It looks like you had partial bowel obstruction which can present with abdomen pain, nausea, and inability to pass gas. Since you had a bowel movement and your symptoms subsided, no immediate action is required. However, I do feel like you should get an ultrasound and blood test to see if there is anything significant. Other possibility would be passing a small kidney stone, but it has nothing to do with inability to pass gas or abdomen distention.

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