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Pain in Sides of Abdomen at waist level

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Hi,

For the past few days I have had pain in the sides of my abdomen right at waist level. it feels almost like someone is punching me in the stomach in those areas. there is no pain when i press on my abdomen, i haven't had any issues going to the bathroom and my appetite is normal. i thought it was gas at first but i've taken gas-x like crazy and it doesn't help in the slightest (and it always has in the past). any thoughts?
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replied February 25th, 2011
Hello and thank you for posting your health query on E health Forum.

Based on the history, it seems that episodic abdominal pain could be due to renal stones.

Pain that originates due to renal issues (Stones, infection) is episodic ,spasmodic or colicky in nature, originating in the flank and radiating to the lower belly, inner thigh or the testicles. It is associated with other symptoms like nausea, vomiting , etc.

You might consider consulting a Urologist for a physical examination and additional evaluations including a urinalysis, and an ultrasound of the abdomen and this will help to initiate necessary treatment.

I hope you find this information useful.



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