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Upper left abdomenal pain worse when running

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I have recurrent upper left abdominal pain. The pain is worse when I run. Today I raised my left leg, and as I was raising my leg, it caused a spike in pain to 9/10.
The pain is in the middle of my upper left abdomen, at approximately the apex of my kidney(just guessing). My doctor preformed a UA which came back normal (no blood in UA). Friday I am scheduled for a CT with iodine contrast. My MD has no answers for me. I am a white female, 49 years old, 5''''''''4" and 120 pounds. I run regularly and eat a vegetarian diet.

What might I have and what other tests should be performed?

Thanks in advance
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replied May 1st, 2011
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

From the description provided it seems that your pain could be due to musculoskeletal issues. Since the ultrasound has been normal, this could be the probable cause.

In the mean time, you might benefit by use of NSAIDs for relieving the pain.

You might get a definitive cause of your pain, when the CT reports are available.




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