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Old 11-14-2007, 06:33 AM   #1
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when I press on the lower left side of my abdomen I get sharp pain

when I press on the lower left side of my abdomen I get sharp pain

 
Old 11-14-2007, 10:19 AM   #2
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Re: when I press on the lower left side of my abdomen I get sharp pain

That is one of the signs of appendicitis. I would get it checked out.

 
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Old 11-14-2007, 02:43 PM   #3
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Re: when I press on the lower left side of my abdomen I get sharp pain

Your appendix is on your lower right side. It hurts more when you left go of the pressing in, than the actual pressing in. (Husband appendicitis a few years ago).

Left side pain can be many things. My smart-mouth answer is "so don't press your left side", but you could make an appt and talk to your doctor about it.

 
Old 11-18-2007, 09:25 AM   #4
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Re: when I press on the lower left side of my abdomen I get sharp pain

I just went through that and I was diagnosed with diverticulitis. Have it checked out, can be serious.

 
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