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Pain in left side under ribs and nausea

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I started getting abdominal pain on my left side about a month ago a couple times a day. For the last couple of days the pain has moved to my left side, right under my left rib cage and hurts most of the day. Not a horrible pain more like an uncomfortable feeling. But a couple of times a day I will get a severe sharp pain that onlys lasts a few seconds. I am also nausous almost all the time like 90% of the day and always tired. Its not so bad that I think I'm actually going to throw up, I just constantly feel sick. Also in the evenings I have been getting body aches, plus last night I woke up drenched in sweat. And that has never happened before. Is it possible that this could be something simple such as acid reflux or kidney stones?
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replied February 24th, 2016
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. pain in epigastrium is commonly due to gastric discomfort, Take some pepto, modify diet and lifestyle and get some baseline workup to rule out some other possibilities like gallbladder or pancreas involvement.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan



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