Why Does My Left Side Hurt?


Pain on one side of the body is an indication that one of the organs located in that side of the body are sore or inflamed. There are many organs located on the left side of the body, among them the stomach, left kidney, spleen, left lung, lower part of the heart and the descending colon among others. Among the ailments that could affect the organs of the left side of the body are stomach ulcers, constipation, heart burns, pancreatitis and coelic disease among others.
2 Additional Answers
Your left side hurting might be an indication that there is something wrong with one of your organs. For example, you might have a kidney stone.
It is possible that you have a cramp on your left side. Also, if you were sleeping on your left side it can cause pain. If the pain however last longer than a few days and the pain gets worse you should contact your doctor.
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