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I have a dull pain in the left side of my lower abdomen. It

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I have a dull pain in the left side of my lower abdomen. It is worse after eating and drinking and worse before belching. It feels,as,though there is a blockage or stretching of a tube.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HIWhat is your ageWhat is your question?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
56I was wondering what this dull pain can be. It is not Hpylori. It is worse after eating or before burping. It is on the left side of my abdomen and feels like a tube is being stretched.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
What is your age?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
56 years
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
OKSo this is most likely a colon pain.It can bevirus, bacteria, parasities, polyp, irritable bowel, inflammation in the bowel.It can also be kidney in rare cases, or ovaries in femails.You need an exam to narrow this down. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-thomas/
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. What kind of examination?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is the time up?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am wondering what kind of examination is required?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Full exam.Abdominal exam.Rectal exam.Stool test for hidden blood.Maybe a scan.

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