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.
Q&A Related to "Why Does My Left Side Hurt?"
your left side.. is where your intestines are.... if it is upper left side pain it could be your pancreas or spleen.... but your left side can really hurt for the simpleist reasons,
It could be a cold or bronchitis, or it could be something
When the spleen becomes infected, it enlarges. Initially there may be no symptoms associated with an infected spleen, but tenderness is one possible symptom. A condition known as
If it's really low it could by a cyst on your ovary. I have had both that and appendicitis. The cysts usually last a couple of months. If something happened to your appendix you would
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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