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dull constant pain in left side between rib cage and pelvic

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My 22 yr. old daughter has a dull constant pain in her left side between her rib cage and pelvic area this has now been going on for 2 days also you can see that it is swollen in the area, and if you try to push in on the area she hollars out in pain. Last night she went to the ER they did a ct scan ,bloodwork ,urine test ,pregnancy test and said every thing was normal. Something is wrong she has always been a healthy child. She has 2 children has not had a period in over 2 yrs. single mother no insurance. I her mother does have crohn's disease for over 25 yrs. Dr. at hospital gave her pain meds and told her to stay off work for 3 days and come back to ER if it continues. Her face is flushed really tired no diarrhea ,feels really warm to the touch , some nausea at times but not all the time. Thank You in Advance a very worried mother..


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replied July 19th, 2012
Abdominal Pain Answer A37267
132. Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

Well, if your daughter had a scan then probably some things are ruled out. However, she should have a scan through vaginal route to rule out ectopic. Also she could be having kidney stones, PCOD or IBS/Crohn’s disease. A person can have Crohn’s without any loose motions with just bloating and inflammation. I am sorry but she needs to see a doctor. Hope this helps. Take care!


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