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Very. Sharp pain lower left side/tender to touch. Had for over

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Very. Sharp pain lower left side/tender to touch. Had for over 24 hrs. Feels kike trapped wind. Have not eaten since yesterday 0830 am. Have been eating raspberries over last few days
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.

Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Hi there,

I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to help you with your concerns.

Mysticdoc :

You may have acute diverticulitis.

Mysticdoc :

do you have any constipation?

JACUSTOMER-el3ncgei- : No bowels opened yesterday. Am suffering with excessive wind
Mysticdoc :

ok

Mysticdoc :

did you have this problem before?

JACUSTOMER-el3ncgei- : No
Mysticdoc :

Ok.

Mysticdoc :

Constipation can cause gas or wind problem.

Mysticdoc :

You may try out a laxative.

Mysticdoc :

Miralax ( polyethylene glycol) and bisacodyl can be tried together.

Mysticdoc :

Do you have any problem during urination?

JACUSTOMER-el3ncgei- : Could I have a blockage or stones
Mysticdoc :

That is another possibility.

Mysticdoc :

Bowel obstruction can present like this.

Mysticdoc :

Also kidney stones can cause this.

Mysticdoc :

These problems require a scan to confirm.

Mysticdoc :

CT scan

Mysticdoc :

A trial of laxative can be given.

JACUSTOMER-el3ncgei- : Do you suggest A n E visit
Mysticdoc :

Good question.

Mysticdoc :

I will suggest so if possible given the severity of your pain.

JACUSTOMER-el3ncgei- : Ok thank you
Mysticdoc :

very welcome

Mysticdoc :

It was my pleasure to help you today.
Best wishes,
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