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Ache in left lower abdomen

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I keep having an ache in my left lower side of my abdomin and sometimes in my lower back area after I have done something like mowed the yard or pushed a shopping cart or taken a long walk with my dog. The ache feels similar to what I feel when I have passed kidney stones but nowhere near as painful. If I sitting or laying down, no pain at all. If the ache starts and I sit down it will go away after a bit. I have no issues with bowl movments or peeing as the pain does not occur then at all. Could this be a muscle issue?

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replied May 9th, 2010
Abdominal Pain Answer A11875
Thanks for using this forum..

The pain you describe is usually kidney stones or constipation or diverticulosis.But the relation that it improves with sitting is unusual as these pains are of continous or intermittent nature with nothing relieving them.A rare psoas pull or some inflammation may cause this kind of pain,Isuggest that you go for a sonograohy of abdomen and if negative,get some physician to examine you for psoas irritation..This should make a diagnosis.

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